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Louisiana Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Beware of Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Jul 24, 2021 9:58:00 AM

Due to the pandemic, the federal government enacted legislation that stipulated that banks and financial institutions could not initiate foreclosure proceedings against individuals. That law expired on June 30, 2021. With the end of the moratorium on foreclosures, a Harvard study estimates that 2.1 million households are behind on their mortgage payments.

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What You Should Know About Your Website’s Terms Of Use

Jul 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Although it’s the likely most boring part of your website, having a well-thought-out Terms of Use page for your company’s website is a smart move. Your Terms of Use page sets the rules for your company’s website, and going without one opens your business up to a number of unnecessary risks.

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How to Dissolve a Partnership on Good Terms

Jul 22, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Many business partnerships eventually come to an end. Like other types of relationships, when business partners decide to split up, the process can be amicable or contentious. For personal and professional reasons, dissolving the partnership on good terms is in the best interest of all partners. A smooth split will prevent unnecessary conflict and legal expenses and allow the partners to enter their next venture without lingering obligations.

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Preparing a Quality End of Life Plan

Jul 21, 2021 8:00:00 AM

The records conveying your final wishes for care and asset management are called powers-of-attorney documents, and these entrust an appointed person to act on your behalf when you are no longer able to.

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5 Things That Can Unexpectedly Raise Your Taxes

Jul 20, 2021 10:04:00 AM

Proper tax planning is a year-round proposition. You cannot afford to wait until April to start planning your taxes and assessing your tax liability. Knowing which factors can raise your taxes is one of the best ways to keep more money in your pocket. These five factors can unexpectedly raise your taxes owed at the end of the year.

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Britney Spears’ Nightmare Conservatorship —Part 2

Jul 19, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Since the age of 16, when she burst onto the charts with her debut single, “...Hit Me Baby One More Time,” Britney Spears has been one of the world’s most famous and beloved pop stars. Yet despite her massive fame and fortune, Britney, who is now 39, has never truly had full control over her own life.

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What to Know Before Investing in a Small Business

Jul 16, 2021 9:45:00 AM

With the country emerging from pandemic lockdowns and economic activity beginning to expand, small business owners are optimistic about the future. Supporting local businesses can help them grow and thrive in a post-pandemic economy. But what if you could help a business while also helping yourself?

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Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes When Choosing Your Business Successor

Jul 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Choosing the person to take over your business after you exit isn’t about selecting someone who’s exactly like you or even selecting someone you like. The most important thing is that you choose someone who’s not only well-qualified for the role, but who also has the vision and skills to lead your company into the future.

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Military Benefits That Could Help You

Jul 14, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Veterans have several educational and health care benefits offered through the Tricare and GI Bill by The US Department of Veterans. Even with these programs that help veterans and their families, other little-known services can improve their lives and ease the financial burden of medical care and other expenses. Check your veteran status to see if you qualify for the following ten benefits:

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Britney Spears’ Nightmare Conservatorship - Part 1

Jul 13, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Since the age of 16, when she burst onto the charts with her debut single, “...Hit Me Baby One More Time,” Britney Spears has been one of the world’s most famous and beloved pop stars. Yet despite her massive fame and fortune, Britney, who is now 39, has never truly had full control over her own life.

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