So why should you consider a more comprehensive plan than just leaving an out-of-state vacation home in your will?
In certain cases, the Louisiana Affidavit of Small Succession can allow the transfer of property without a judicial succession, saving time and money. But strict qualification rules apply and it may not work in every situation even if you qualify. A similar form can be used to transfer titled vehicles, trailers (including mobile homes) and boats which is given to the DMV or Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Losing a loved one is never easy, even if you were anticipating the loss. During the hours and days following the death of a spouse or a close family member, you may be in shock and you will likely be disoriented, emotional and feeling like you’re in a constant fog.