Louisiana notaries are able to prepare your will at a fraction of the cost of going to an attorney but still provides personal service with the knowledge of Louisiana laws that online services can't provide. Simple wills $200
Any Louisiana licensed Notary Public or Louisiana Attorney. Nearby Notary only handles simple wills and if we feel like your situation warrants more are going to refer you to a trusted attorney who would suit your situation better.
If you pass away without a will your estate will be divided amongst your heirs. This can cause some confusion or issue since Louisiana is a community property state and your spouse may end up owning your home with your children.
No, a will is specific to the person. Although many people leave everything to their spouse unless the predecease them then it go to their heirs.
Online services that prepare wills sometimes will miss State specific requirements and if you do use them you still have to bring the documents to a notary to get notarized which in many cases costs the same as if we prepared them for you.
Yes, they would just have to contact the mortgage company to have the loan modified.
Many people think this is a way to keep your home from going to the "State". If you add a child to the home you are just adding a second owner. Your half once you are deceased will still have to be dealt with through succession. The best way to distribute your property is writing a will. Also, in Orleans parish if you add a second owner to your home you may loose your homestead exemption and age freeze which will increase your yearly tax bourdon.