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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...

What is an Estate?

What is an Estate?

May 7, 2021 by Ciolino & Onstott

The objective of Louisiana succession is settling the estate of the deceased. Doing so involves multiple steps that all hinge on several important questions: What is an estate? What is an estate during a person's life? What is an estate after death? In this blog, we will discuss the basic answer to each question.  The information in this blog post is educational in nature and is not a substitute for legal advice. For legal ...

What is a Succession?

What is a Succession?

Apr 15, 2021 by Ciolino & Onstott

Simply put, “Louisiana succession" is the process of transferring a deceased person’s debts and assets to that person’s heirs, after they die. Other states call this the “probate” process. Of course, if it were that simple, this would be an extremely short blog post. The reality is that Louisiana’s succession laws are complex, unique, and fraught with risks that are difficult to navigate, especially if you...

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