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Vincent Benedict LoCoco

New Orleans Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Need to break a will

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Vincent Benedict LoCoco
    2. Lauren G. Coleman
    3. Michael S. Haber
    4. Steven J. Fromm
    4 lawyer answers

    You need to consult with a Louisiana Estate Attorney. You can contest the validity of a will in Louisiana. A Louisiana Estate Attorney will be able to review the will to determine if it is legal as to form, as Louisiana has certain requirements that must be met for wills. If it is found to be valid as to form, then you could raise issues to contest the will which basis can be that the will was obtained by fraud or undue influence or that the testator was incompetent to write a will. It...

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  2. Our mother died intestate.. How does our father remove her name from real estate?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Vincent Benedict LoCoco
    2. Ronald E. Stutes
    3. Keith G Langer
    4. Steven J. Fromm
    4 lawyer answers

    You need to go through a process known as a Succession which ultimately will lead to a Judgment of Possession which will change the Title to the property. You need to contact a Louisiana Estate Attorney who can assist you with this process.

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  3. In Louisiana does the administratrix of succession have to advertise the buying of eastate property

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Lauren G. Coleman
    2. Vincent Benedict LoCoco
    2 lawyer answers

    I am thinking that your question is asking if an Administrator of an estate needs to advertise before selling a piece of real estate in a succession. Under Louisiana law, it depends upon the type of administration the estate is under. If the person was appointed as an Independent Administrator, then Court authority and advertising is not required. However, if the estate is under a regular administration, then in order to sell real estate, Court authority and advertising would have to be done...

  4. Can anyone interpret some wording in a Louisiana will for me?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Vincent Benedict LoCoco
    2. Steven J. Fromm
    2 lawyer answers

    You need to consult with a Louisiana Estate Attorney since the answer to your question goes to interpretation of the wills. You are correct that under Louisiana Law, forced heirs are children 23 years or younger or any child who has disabilities that render them incapable of taking care of their estates now or in the future. The amount that must be left to a forced heir is called "the forced portion". The amount outside that forced portion is called the "disposable portion". You need to...