Lafayette Estate Planning Lawyer, Louisiana


Includes: Gift Taxation

Warren D. Rush

Criminal, Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           

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Cary Brian Bryson

International Tax, International, Gift Taxation, Bankruptcy & Debt
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  30 Years

Tara Elwell

Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  14 Years

Mary Shirer Romagosa

International, Wills, Gift Taxation, Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  37 Years
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Claire Edwards

Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Estate Planning
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  9 Years

Simone Chachere Dupre

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Insurance
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  29 Years

Steven Travis Ramos

Banking & Finance, Estate Planning, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Bankruptcy
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  18 Years

Julie Carmel Bourque

Wills & Probate, Estate Planning, Child Custody, Felony
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  17 Years

Colleen A McDaniel

Wills & Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Guardianships & Conservatorships
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  45 Years

Holli Kathleen Yandle

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Civil & Human Rights, Insurance
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  20 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

DEVISEE

A person or entity who inherits real estate under the terms of a will.

TRUST MERGER

Under a trust, the situation that occurs when the sole trustee and the sole beneficiary are the same person or institution. Then, there's no longer the separati... (more...)
Under a trust, the situation that occurs when the sole trustee and the sole beneficiary are the same person or institution. Then, there's no longer the separation between the trustee's legal ownership of trust property from the beneficiary's interest. The trust 'merges' and ceases to exist.

INVESTOR

A person who makes investments. An investor may act either for herself or on behalf of others. A stock broker or mutual fund manager, for instance, makes invest... (more...)
A person who makes investments. An investor may act either for herself or on behalf of others. A stock broker or mutual fund manager, for instance, makes investments for others who have entrusted her with their money.

ENTITY

An organization, institution or being that has its own existence for legal or tax purposes. An entity is often an organization with an existence separate from i... (more...)
An organization, institution or being that has its own existence for legal or tax purposes. An entity is often an organization with an existence separate from its individual members--for example, a corporation, partnership, trust, estate or government agency. The entity is treated like a person; it can function legally, be sued, and make decisions through agents.

LETTERS TESTAMENTARY

The document given to an executor by the probate court, authorizing the executor to settle the estate according to either a will or the state's intestate succes... (more...)
The document given to an executor by the probate court, authorizing the executor to settle the estate according to either a will or the state's intestate succession laws.

LIFE BENEFICIARY

A person who receives benefits, under a trust or by will, for his or her lifetime. For an example, see AB trust.

SURROGATE COURT

See probate court.

LAPSE

Under a will, the failure of a gift of property. A gift lapses when the beneficiary dies before the person who made the will, and no alternate has been named. S... (more...)
Under a will, the failure of a gift of property. A gift lapses when the beneficiary dies before the person who made the will, and no alternate has been named. Some states have anti-lapse statutes, which prevent gifts to relatives of the deceased person from lapsing unless the relative has no heirs of his or her own. A lapsed gift becomes part of the residuary estate.

PETITION

A formal written request made to a court, asking for an order or ruling on a particular matter. For example, if you want to be appointed conservator for an elde... (more...)
A formal written request made to a court, asking for an order or ruling on a particular matter. For example, if you want to be appointed conservator for an elderly relative, you must file a petition with a court. See also complaint.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Wild v. STATE, DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HOSPS.

... an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), who eventually affirmed LDHH's denial of Mrs. Wild's request for LTC Medicaid eligibility, essentially rejecting Mrs. Wild's rebuttal claim that Mr. Wild died unexpectedly, shortly after he had established the trust for estate planning purposes. ...

Wild v. State

... an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), who eventually affirmed LDHH's denial of Mrs. Wild's request for LTC Medicaid eligibility, essentially rejecting Mrs. Wild's rebuttal claim that Mr. Wild died unexpectedly, shortly after he had established the trust for estate planning purposes. ...

BOAT v. Haik

... In 2001, Gladys Boyt (Gladys) responded to an advertisement run by Vermillion, through ALMS, in her local newspaper for an estate planning seminar. Upon attendance at the seminar, Gladys signed up for Vermillion's estate planning services. ...