Author and attorney Morgan Allison earned a Juris Doctorate from the LSU Hebert Law Center in 2001. He practices family and estate law in Houma, Louisiana with his wife and law partner Elizabeth Allison. In addition to his legal skills, Mr. Allison brings extensive technological skills from years of computer software coding and forensic computer investigation to the service of his clients
Mr. Allison has served the community as a volunteer EMT/firefighter, District Chairman for the Boy Scouts of America, and currently as a member of the board of directors of the Houma Rotary Club.
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- Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
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- Q. Is a succession necessary if the person has no legal heirs just a surviving spouse?
- A: Yes. A succession is necessary to transfer ownership to whomever inherits and to separate out the spouses' interests in the community property.
- Q. Louisiana Law, what does it mean when the will says "estate shall pass to my descendants, per stirpes?"
- A: "Per Stirpes" means "by branch" as opposed to "per capita" which would be by the person. So, in this case, daughter A's children receive her share and each gets 1/4 of it. Daughter B would have to split the property with Daughter A's four children, but not evenly. Daughter B would get half and each of the four children would get 1/8.
- Q. What is Louisiana civil code 996 and where can I get a copy
- A: You can get all of Louisiana codified state law here: https://www.legis.la.gov/legis/lawsearch.aspx There is no Civil Code Art. 996 nor code of Civil Procedure Art. 996. Not sure what you are looking for.