Solo & Small Firms Section Downloads
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ABA Solo & Small Firms Material
Information Guide from Clerk of Court, St. Tammany Parish
Contains: How to obtain information from the court, filing fees, a directory of elected officials, and more
Current Louisiana Judges
a table of all sitting judges (w/ court & address)
"Plain Meaning, Plain Language, Plain English: A Farewell to Hereby, Come Now, and To Wit"
By Professor Cate Brooks; published in the August 2000 issue of The Nebraska Lawyer; reprinted here with permission from the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Solo & Small Firm Information:
By Laws of the Solo & Small Firm Section
Changes in LA Succession laws effective July 1, 1999
Compiled by L. Paul Hood
Recent Legislative Developments in Successions, Donations and Trusts
November 2001, by Professor Cynthia A. Samuel
Act 974 of 2001
Legislation regarding Independent Administration
Update on Estate & Gift Taxes from IRS's Viewpoint
By Fred Herzog (includes a list of New Orleans Estate Tax office employees and phone numbers, an overview of the new "exclusions" schedule, the address of the Cinncinnati Service Center and recent tax decisions)
Inheritance Tax After June 30, 2004, Act 884 of 2004
New LA Inheritance Tax rules