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Affidavit of Small Succession in Louisiana (Including Forms)

Affidavit of Small Succession in Louisiana (Including Forms)

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.

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What is an Executor?

What Does An Executor Do?

An Executor administers your wishes through the court-supervised probate process. But you can make his or her job easier and less expensive through the process known as “independent administration.”

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What Is a TOD Beneficiary?

What Is a TOD Beneficiary?

A person named as a transfer on death (TOD) beneficiary for an account will receive the assets held in it when the account owner dies, but Louisiana has special rules.

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Why Is Beneficiary Designation Important?

Why Is Beneficiary Designation Important?

When you set up your estate plan it is important to coordinate the legal planning documents that you or you and your attorney create with the document provided by your retirement account custodian and/or your life insurance carrier called a ‘Designation of Beneficiary.’

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