How Long Does Probate Take?

How Long Does Probate Take?

As a qualified Shreveport probate attorney, it is not uncommon to hear the question “How long does probate take?” It only makes sense that people would want the probate process to hurry along. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is devastating enough as is, and...
What an Executor of a Will Can and Cannot Do

What an Executor of a Will Can and Cannot Do

Let’s say you’ve been named the executor of a will. What exactly does that mean? What responsibilities and limitations do you have? From notifying the heirs of an estate to managing someone’s assets, you now possess a whole host of complex responsibilities. In this...
Are Online Wills Legal? How Valid is an Online Will?

Are Online Wills Legal? How Valid is an Online Will?

The last thing anyone wants to spend a long time thinking about is death.  Our aversion to confronting the inevitability of the situation creates a dynamic where many issues surrounding the subject go overlooked or avoided altogether.  But, when taking a pragmatic...
How Do I Contest A Will?

How Do I Contest A Will?

Do you know how to contest a will? The death of a loved one is always a tragic and stressful event. Sometimes, your loved ones will can exacerbate an already-traumatic event. When money and assets become involved, someone may choose to contest a will. And,...
What is a Probate Attorney?

What is a Probate Attorney?

What do you know about what a probate attorney does? If you’ve ever lost a loved one, you’ve probably had to deal with the probate process. This is a formal legal process that recognizes whether a will is valid, and appoints an executor. This executor administers the...
What Is The Difference Between A Will And A Trust?

What Is The Difference Between A Will And A Trust?

What Is The Difference Between A Will And A Trust? In the process of estate planning, one of the main decisions that you will have to make is between creating a will or a trust. The purposes behind the two documents are similar. In the most basic terms, both of these...
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