Siobhan Sullivan Leger is a native of Walnut Creek, California. In 2008, she... more
Siobhan Sullivan Leger is a native of Walnut Creek, California. In 2008, she graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.A. in English. In May of 2011, she graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, earning a Juris Doctor and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law. She graduated with honors for pro bono service. In October of 2011, Siobhan was admitted to ... view profile
Edwin L. Hightower, JD, MBA, is a Louisiana attorney who has been practicing law for... more
Edwin L. Hightower, JD, MBA, is a Louisiana attorney who has been practicing law for more than 15 years. He earned his undergraduate degree, concentrating in Economics, from the United States Military Academy, at West Point, New York, his law degree from Tulane Law School, and his MBA graduate degree from the Louisiana State University School of Business, and is licensed to practice law in Loui... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.