Is a self-directed IRA right for you? BY THEUS LAW OFFICES Traditional and Roth IRAs can be powerful estate planning tools. With a “self-directed” IRA, you may be able to amp up the benefits of these tools by enabling them to hold nontraditional investments that offer potentially greater returns. However, self-directed IRAs present pitfalls that can [...]Continue reading

A Divorce Necessitates An Estate Plan Review BY THEUS LAW OFFICES If you’re divorcing, it’s important to review your estate plan as early as possible, for two reasons: First, you may wish to revise your plan immediately to prevent your spouse from inheriting or gaining control over your assets if you die or become incapacitated before [...]Continue reading

Time Passages: Estate Planning Through The Years BY THEUS LAW OFFICES Virtually everyone needs an estate plan, but it is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Even though each person’s situation is unique, general guidelines can be drawn depending on your current stage of life. The early years If you have recently embarked on a career, gotten married, [...]Continue reading

Estate Planning in the Age of Coronavirus is Like a Vaccine. It Must Be Administered IN ADVANCE. BY THEUS LAW OFFICES State of the Union in Louisiana As of this writing, the Governor of Louisiana has ordered the closure of restaurants, bars, casinos, and gyms, in addition to public school.  Colleges have closed their doors moving [...]Continue reading