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About the Smith Firm
Scott L. Smith, Jr. is an Estate Planning Attorney who also represents families, small, and mid-size businesses in the New Roads, Baton Rouge, and the surrounding parishes. Scott handles Wills, Successions, Trusts, Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury matters.
Scott served the State of Louisiana for many years as an Assistant Attorney General. Prior to his legal career, Scott worked as an engineer and teacher.
Smith Law Services
Are you considering setting up a Will or Trust? Interested in organizing your Estate? If so, it is essential that you have trusted and knowledgeable legal representation to guide you. Scott has helped countless individuals and families plan for future and secure peace of mind. Start planning today with this checklist Scott has created for you.
Are you or a loved one preparing for Long-Term Care? Scott can help you prepare your estate for the costs associated with Nursing Home and Residential care. A Medicaid Trust, for example, can be a great tool to preserve your estate from the costs of care.
Successions & Probate
Have you recently lost a loved one? If a Trust has not been created, you will need legal assistance transferring ownership over to the heirs of the deceased. Contact Scott to help your prepare the necessary documents to present to the Court. Here is your Guide to Louisiana Successions, as well.
Get in Touch – Call Attorney Scott Smith
Scott L. Smith, Jr. – Attorney at Law
- 2006 False River Drive, New Roads, LA 70760
- 717 Highlandia Drive, Suite 201, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Call Scott at 225-718-5334 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Recent Articles from Attorney Scott Smith on Estate Planning and Your Legal Questions:
Ever wonder what happens if there’s a tie in Electoral College? The tie-breaker goes to the House and they vote on it, right? Not so fast … It takes 270 votes to win the Electoral College. A 269-269 tie could legitimately happen if Trump and Biden split Wisconsin and Minnesota. Check out the map belowContinue reading “What happens if there’s a 269-269 Tie in the Electoral College? Contingent Elections”
Looking for an attorney to draft Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Trusts in New Roads, Livonia, Morganza, St. Francisville, and Pointe Coupee Parish?
Death on your mind with the corona virus pandemic? Now, is the time to get a will and make important estate planning decisions … before it’s too late.
Are you looking for an Estate Planning Attorney in New Roads, Louisiana or Pointe Coupee and the surrounding parishes? This is the website of Scott Smith, an Estate Planning Attorney, located in New Roads, Louisiana.
Top 10 Reasons to update your Estate Plan: new children, heirs, births, deaths, divorce, remarriage, move to a different state. How often should you update your estate plan? Louisiana Estate Planning, Pointe Coupee Parish Estate Planning Attorney, Scott Smith
What is a Succession in Louisiana? In Louisiana, a Succession is the process of settling a deceased person’s estate and distributing the property to the heirs after debts are repaid. This is called the “Probate” process in other states. A Louisiana Succession involves the filing of several documents with the Court, including the following: PetitionContinue reading “What is a Succession in Louisiana? What does an Administrator Do?”
None of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. Romans 14:7-8 Do not cast me away when I am old; doContinue reading “Should You Have a Living Will?”
Louisiana Estate Planning Checklist. What are the steps for Estate Planning in Louisiana, including determining priorities, choosing your Louisiana estate planning attorney, CPA, and financial advisor.
A Louisiana Gun Trust is a legal entity created to own firearms and assist in the acquisition and ownership of National Firearms Act (NFA) weapons. A Louisiana Gun Trust is also an effective way of preserving your firearm collection for future generations.
How will your family pay for Long Term Care services? Typically, funds for Long-Term Care come from one of these sources: (1) Government, (2) Insurance, and (3) Your Pocket. People turning 65 have a 70% chance of needing long term care services. And 20% of people turning 65 will need long term care services forContinue reading “Louisiana Long-Term Care Options”
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