Attorney Scott L. Smith, Jr.

Protect your legacy and loved ones

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

Estate Planning

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.

Louisiana Long-Term Care Options

Elder Law

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

Recent Articles from Attorney Scott Smith on Estate Planning and Your Legal Questions:

10 Reasons to Update Your Estate Planning Today

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? What does an Administrator Do?

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: Petition…

Should You Have a Living Will?

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; do…

Louisiana Estate Planning Checklist

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.

Louisiana Gun Trusts

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.

Estate Planning Articles

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