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Who Will Handle My Funeral Arrangements?

When we think about estate planning, we typically think of wills, powers of attorney, and trusts. Yet, these estate planning documents usually do not tell your loved ones what your last wishes are. Families are often left with questions like: Burial or cremation?...

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What Happens to Your Debt When You Die?

Most people have debt. We accumulate it in the form of student loans, mortgages, car loans, credit cards, and more. The choice to go into debt is often times a choice to invest in our future. Whether you’ve taken out a student loan to pursue higher education or...

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Has Your Will Been Notarized Properly?

Generally, for a Will to be considered valid in Louisiana, it must be signed by the person making the Will (the testator) and two witnesses, and it must also be notarized. Doing a Notarial Will (one signed by two witnesses and notarized) is the best way to ensure that...

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It’s A New Year!

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions and the vast majority of those resolutions are about losing weight, exercising more, or quitting smoking. Other popular resolutions are managing debt, saving more money, or volunteering. What about a resolution that can impact...

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Choosing The Right Lawyer

Just as you choose your physician or auto mechanic by his or her speciality, you should choose an estate and probate lawyer who does estate and probate work - not someone who “does it on the side” from their normal area of expertise. Patricia Miramon is a member of...

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