Louisiana Banking Questions & Answers

Q: Who has the right to an abandoned safety deposit box after the death of a parent. The children or spouse?

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Probate for Louisiana on
Answered on May 18, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
It depends on whether the decedent had a will and/or whether the contents were the separate or community property of the deceased. If community, the naked ownership of the contents would be the childrens' but the spouse would have the use of it. If separate, full ownership would belong to the children.

Q: Hi, I have a question about felony computer fraud.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law and Internet Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You handle it by hiring a criminal defense attorney & not giving a statement.

Q: Do I get an affidavit of heirship for Texas or Louisiana to get possession of 2 vehicles of my deceased brother from TX?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Banking for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 28, 2017
Christie Tournet's answer
You should be able to do in Louisiana, if you are the only heir, or if the remaining heirs sign off. Do you have the vehicles/registration info? And title info? You can do still do with a lost title, but it is an affidavit -- you have to attest to the circumstances - any will probated in Texas? And, then confirm you are the rightful heir to receive either by will or intestate law. I recommend you call an OMV or notary that specializes in OMV transfers to confirm you have all in order...

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