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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Insurance Company

“I can take on the insurance company myself!” No, you can’t and here’s why. Sally got into a minor car accident. Another driver hit her from behind. The other driver wasn’t speeding, no one was hurt, and the damage appeared to be minor. The other driver, let’s call...

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Whiplash

Even the thought of it will cause some of us to reach for our necks and be grateful we don't have it. Whiplash is a neck injury, commonly caused by rear-end car accidents. The rapid back and forth movement of the neck is similar to the cracking of a whip.Other causes...

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A GUIDE TO LOUISIANA SUCCESSIONS AND MISSISSIPPI PROBATE

This guide is intended to answer some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Louisiana successions and Mississippi probate.

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