What is a cease and desist letter?

Sometimes it isn’t enough to tell someone to stop doing something. For example, if a person is unhappy with a business and they decide to publish defaming information all over social media, that person might need a cease and desist letter. A cease and desist letter is...

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Why do attorneys specialize in certain areas?

The practice of law is multi-faceted. Family law, business law, maritime law, property law, personal injury law, and estate planning are just a few areas of law that might quickly come to mind. Each one of these areas may require additional education in law school and...

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FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

WASHINGTON -- In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was...

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Interdiction: What is it and why would it be necessary?

What is an interdiction? An interdiction is a legal process whereby a court is asked to determine, from testimony and other evidence presented, whether a person is unable, due to an infirmity, to consistently make decisions regarding his person and/or his property or...

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Uncontested Divorce

​What is an uncontested divorce in Louisiana? The Spigener Law Firm specializes in personal injury cases and estate planning, but Mrs. Rodriguez can also handle uncontested divorces in Louisiana and Mississippi. So what is an uncontested divorce? An uncontested...

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What is probate? (Mississippi) Is it necessary?

In Mississippi, probate is the court-supervised process that takes place after someone dies in order to transfer ownership of assets from the deceased person to his/her heirs and to address and resolve outstanding creditor claims of the decedent’s estate. (The...

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Safety tips for teen drivers

The big day has arrived, and your teenager has their driver’s license! It’s an exciting time for the new driver and a nerve-racking time for the parents of the new driver. Yes, they need to get driving experience, but they also need to do it in a way that’s safe. Here...

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Slip and fall

“I just tripped. It was an accident. Why do I need an attorney”? A slip and fall accident could be a lot more than a skinned knee and an embarrassing incident. Something that seems so simple and innocuous could cause additional pain and suffering as well as additional...

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