If you live in Louisiana and do not have a will you should get one. They are inexpensive, practical and say who gets what. Without a will, the State of Louisiana will decide where your money and assets will go and it may not be the way you planned. You may assume that all of your assets will become your wife’s property on your passing, but it is not that simple. Louisiana’s forced heirship law means you cannot exclude any of your children under twenty three years old. In Louisiana your children are automatically entitled to one fourth of your estate but can be written out after the age of twenty three. Preparing your will can be as simple as visiting your local attorney. Wills can also be constructed on your computer, certified and signed by notarized signatures.
September 5, 2023
Against Your Will