Video: Last And Testament With Children

Video: Last And Testament With Children

Hi, I am Jena Wynne, and I am an attorney in Lafayette at Hoyt & Stanford. I have previously talked about what your spouse will inherit if you do not have a Last Will and Testament. What happens though if you have a child? If you have a child, then your child will...
Video: Last Will And Testament With No Children

Video: Last Will And Testament With No Children

Hi, I am Jena Wynne, and I am an attorney in Lafayette at Hoyt & Stanford.   I meet with couples often who are finally getting around to making their Last Will and Testament. Couples are often surprised to learn what their spouse will inherit from them without a...

401(k) Options for Beneficiaries

The rules surrounding the distribution of a deceased’s 401(k) depend on whether the beneficiary is a surviving spouse or child. Income tax must always be paid on withdrawals and distributions from a 401(k) because a withdrawal or distribution from a 401(k) is added to...

Forced Heir? What Is That? What does it Mean?

Louisiana is the only state with forced heirship laws. What is a forced heir? A forced heir is either your child or grandchild if your child or grandchild meets certain requirements. What are the requirements for a child or grandchild to be a forced heir in Louisiana?...

Louisiana Last Will and Testament Form Requirements

Benjamin Franklin once said: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.” However, no one likes to think about his or her own mortality, except for when it is time to contemplate who to leave one’s assets to. The media and websites, like...