Category Archives: Louisiana

Can I Keep My Car If I File For Bankruptcy?

Will you be able to keep your car if you file for bankruptcy in Louisiana?  In most cases, the answer is yes! First, in any bankruptcy proceeding, the debtor can keep the items of property that he owns that are … Continue reading

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What Documentation Does An Adult First Time Applicant For A Louisiana Driver’s License Need To Bring?

 The type of documentation needed by a first time applicant to get a Louisiana driver’s license will depend upon whether the applicant is a new driver or is already licensed in another state.   A first time applicant over the age of … Continue reading

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What Is A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is generally used by a debtor who is behind on payment of a secured debt such as a mortgage or a car note.  The debtor using a Chapter 7 bankruptcy creates a payment plan to catch up on … Continue reading

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What Is A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy allows a debtor to get rid of most of their debts. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is also sometimes referred to as a “Fresh Start” bankruptcy since the debtor receives a discharge of his unsecured debts such … Continue reading

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I Live In Louisiana! Do I Need A Will Since Louisiana Has Forced Heirship?

Do I need a will? I am asked this question many times a month. For most people living in Louisiana the answer is yes. The laws of Forced Heirship have been changed to allow more flexibility in determining how you … Continue reading

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