Q: Is it possible to create a revocable living trust (in order to avoid probate) after the person dies?
A: I am not sure I understand the question. However, presuming the deceased's Will did not create a Trust, the property would be distributed according to the terms of the Will. If the person died intestate (without a will) his property cannot be placed into a trust and the default rules on successions would apply to the distribution. Going through probate in Louisiana is not difficult or expensive unless heirs/legatees fight over valuation and possession. There is no inheritance tax in Louisiana and most simple successions may be closed within a few months.
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