Trust Lawyer in Shreveport, LA When you are hiring a trust lawyer in Shreveport, LA, it can be expensive. But you can learn how to save money by hiring the right trust lawyer in Shreveport, LA, and preparing for the first meeting with your lawyer. By doing this, you will make the most of your […]Continue reading

If you reside in a high-tax state, you may want to consider using nongrantor trusts to soften the blow of the $10,000 federal limit on state and local tax (SALT) deductions. The limit can significantly reduce itemized deductions if your state income and property taxes are well over $10,000. A potential strategy for avoiding the […]Continue reading

“The whole world is a court case…and we’re all…defendants” ~ Emma Chase Heidi Clark inherited an IRA from her mother.  She then ran into financial difficulties and filed for bankruptcy protection claiming that the IRA was protected under applicable bankruptcy laws as “retirement account.”  The bankruptcy trustee challenged this characterization – and won, which was […]Continue reading

REVOCABLE TRUST NO LONGER NECESSARY TO HIDE ASSET VALUES IN LOUISIANA ("Sealed" Inventory Now Required Upon Request) BY THEUS LAW OFFICES Mrs. Ethel Merman received an invitation to a free educational seminar about estate planning. At the seminar, the promoter suggested that the probate process in Louisiana is: (1) expensive, (2) protracted / burdensome, (3) often [...]Continue reading

THE COST OF A REVOCABLE TRUST IN LOUISIANA (Does It Measure Out?) BY THEUS LAW OFFICES Mrs. Gladys Holsum received an invitation to a free educational seminar about estate planning. At the seminar, after a long parade of horribles, Gladys was told she needed a revocable trust to avoid an impending calamity. She was told that [...]Continue reading