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...
What is a Domiciliary Parent?

What is a Domiciliary Parent?

In Louisiana, joint custody is presumed to be in the best interests of the children and is regularly awarded. Sole custody, on the other hand, is still awarded but is far less common. In this blog, we’ll define the role of a domiciliary parent as it relates to joint...
Do I Need an Official Custody Plan?

Do I Need an Official Custody Plan?

What Is a Custody Plan? A “custody plan,” or “custody agreement,” is a parenting plan endorsed by both parents. It includes a custody or visitation schedule (including a holiday schedule, if applicable) and often also includes a plan for dealing with any conflicts...

Fault in Divorce

We have talked about getting a divorce in Louisiana and the divorce procedure but what about fault? Now, I mentioned above you don’t have to prove fault to obtain a divorce. That’s true, but there are still some fault grounds to obtain a divorce, regardless of whether...

​Procedure For Getting a Divorce

If you have decided to get a divorce the procedure for obtaining a divorce varies depending on whether the applicable time period has passed. The most common occurrence is to seek a divorce either before, or immediately after, you separate. To begin the process, you...