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Louisiana Wills: What Happens When the Will Is Silent?

Louisiana Wills: What Happens When the Will Is Silent?

Jul 7, 2021 by Ciolino & Onstott

Louisiana wills, formally known as Louisiana Last Will and Testaments, are part of an estate plan that transfers ownership of the property upon the testator's death. In this blog post, you will learn about what a Louisiana will does and what happens to the deceased's belongings if those belongings are not mentioned in the will.  If you have questions about Louisiana wills, what happens to assets within an estate left out of a will...

Louisiana Probate  Law: What Happens If There’s a Will?

Louisiana Probate Law: What Happens If There’s a Will?

Jun 16, 2021 by Ciolino & Onstott

Louisiana probate law governs the process of probate in Louisiana. Specifically, probate is the process by which the courts recognize the validity of a Last Will and Testament, enforce its terms, and transferring ownership of a person's belongings after they die. When the deceased person has a will, Louisiana probate law refers to this as a testate succession.  When someone dies with a Louisiana will in place and that will is valid, t...

Louisiana Intestate Succession: Who Inherits, and What Do They Inherit?

Louisiana Intestate Succession: Who Inherits, and What Do They Inherit?

Jun 2, 2021 by Ciolino & Onstott

Louisiana intestate succession is the process of transferring property when a person dies without a will. In our last blog post, we discussed the process of opening an intestate succession procedurally. In this post, we are addressing who inherits property when the decedent does not make a specific directive.  Please remember that the information contained in this post is for information purposes only. It is not an adequate substitute for...

Louisiana Intestate Succession: How Does the Process Work?

Louisiana Intestate Succession: How Does the Process Work?

May 20, 2021 by Ciolino & Onstott

Louisiana intestate succession occurs when a person dies without a will. Intestate succession is explained in the state's intestate succession law. In this blog post, you will learn some basic information about how the intestate succession process operates in Louisiana. After reading this post, schedule your free consultation with Ciolino & Onstott.  What Is the Intestate Succession Process?  The intestate succession process i...

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