Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Probate for Louisiana

Q: My husband’s grandmother passed away and on her will the land she owns goes to her 3 children . One of her 3 children’s

Son has power of attorney . He gave an easement to the neighbor of the land to use the property (fishing) and land maintenance but one of the other co-owners disagree . Since an easement was granted can the other owner who contest forbid the neighbor from entering the property

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Christie Tournet
Christie Tournet
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Mandeville, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: When someone passes away, a power of attorney is no longer effective. The Will controls and all three children of the deceased will subsequently own, as long as all accept the succession. The children need to open succession to effect the change in title from the deceased person's name to their name.

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