SUCCESSION IN LOUISIANA
Our legal services team specializes in successions, property settlements, and other legal matters that are unique to buyers and sellers in Louisiana.
WHAT IS A SUCCESSION?
A succession is the process of settling a deceased person’s estate and distributing the property after debts are paid. This process is called probate in other states. Succession is also used to refer to the estate a person leaves behind at death.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SUCCESSION?
All successions must be opened in the parish of the deceased’s domicile, which combines both an intent to remain in a place plus physical presence.
If a person was not domiciled in Louisiana, the succession may be open in a parish where the deceased had immovable property.
If a person was not domiciled in Louisiana and owned no immovable property, the succession may be open in any parish where the movable property of the deceased is located.
INFORMATION NEEDED FOR A SUCCESSION
Generally speaking, the attorney handling the succession will need to know the following things:
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