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November 2, 2018

Generally a succession must be opened where the deceased was domiciled.

Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure Article 2811 provides:

A proceeding to open a succession shall be brought in the district court of the parish where the deceased was domiciled at the time of his dea...

November 2, 2018

In the case where you become incapacitated, a durable power of attorney for healthcare can be used if drafted prior to becoming incapacitated. This power of attorney allows a trusted family member or friend to make medical care decisions in the event of incapacity. If...

December 23, 2017

Its been my experience that there are so many uninsured and underinsured drivers in Louisiana. If you are injured and the at fault party has not purchased insurance you will probably have to bear the injury without compensation because typically those without insurance...

October 13, 2017

Motorcycle handlebar height is regulated by Louisiana Revised Statute 32:191.3. which provides:

Footrests and handlebars

A. Any motorcycle carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, shall be equipped with footrests for such passenger.

B. No person shal...

June 17, 2016

We are currently running TV ads on WGNO. Rest assured that though we are seeking to grow our firm, your case will continue to be handled with care and with personal service. Brandon

March 16, 2016

It's no secret that motorcycles are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road. According to a recent article on the New Orleans Advocate website, a tragic motorcycle accident occurred that left the motorcyclist dead.

The article states that the motorcyclist was a...

March 9, 2016

Most Americans are careful to be sure they always have car insurance on all of their vehicles. However, an oversight, or neglecting to pay your car insurance premium can quickly cause problems; especially when you're in a car accident.

As a matter of fact, according to...

March 2, 2016


It's never a good idea to drive without car insurance on your vehicle. Even so, in New Orleans, this continues to be a serious problem. Accidents occur all the time, and many of those motorists do not have the proper insurance coverage on their vehicles.


According to...

February 24, 2016


Around Mardi Gras, the city of New Orleans comes alive with excitement and fun. Unfortunately, there is usually an increase in motor vehicle accidents during that time of year as well. This year was no exception.

According to The Times-Picayune, one fatal accident too...

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