Successions & Wills
Succession & Will Attorneys
Lake Charles, Louisiana
The loss of a loved one can be an emotional and stressful experience. The law firm of Loftin, Cain, & LeBlanc, LLC, is well equipped to assist with your legal needs during this difficult time.
In Louisiana, when a person dies, with or without a will, the estate must proceed through the succession process to determine how the deceased person’s property and assets will be transferred to his or her heirs or successors. If your loved one left a will, our law firm can assist you in validating the will, determining how the estate will be distributed according to the will, and formulating the necessary documentation to place the heirs into possession of your loved one’s property and assets. If your loved one did not leave a will, our law firm can assist you in determining who should be placed into possession of the property and assets according to Louisiana law, and will formulate the necessary documentation to accomplish the proper distribution.
Our law firm also is ready to assist you in any succession dispute in which you may find yourself, including challenges to the validity of a will, disputes among successors or heirs, competency and lack of capacity issues, and accusations of undue influence.
Of course planning for the future can help streamline the succession process and prevent disputes between your loved ones regarding your estate. The law firm of Loftin, Cain, & LeBlanc, LLC, is ready to assist you in drafting a valid will or trust, as well as powers of attorney, including medical powers of attorney, and living wills, tailored to your individual needs and desires. Our goal is your peace of mind.