You and the Law

May 24, 2018

Have you been sued for an open account by some unknown company claiming to own your old credit card debt?

There is a very good chance you do not owe the debt, as the time for the creditor to file such a lawsuit has passed. Under […]
January 18, 2017

What are the legal time delays and grounds for a Divorce?

LA Civil Code Articles 102, 103 & 103.1 govern: Art. 102. Judgment of divorce; living separate and apart prior to rule Except in the case of a […]
October 6, 2014

The Downside of Joining Class Action Litigation

YOU AND THE LAW™: This post is about the consequences for those who sign up for every class action suit that comes along. Let’s say someone […]
September 29, 2014

Notice of a Lawsuit

YOU AND THE LAW: Can you be sued and NOT be aware of it? YES! A process server (usually a sheriff deputy) may serve a law […]
September 18, 2014

Trees and Property Lines

YOU AND THE LAW™: Who bears responsibility for trees that interfere with a neighbor’s property is a common question.A property owner can demand the removal of […]
September 8, 2014

Two Types Of Wills Are Permitted in Louisiana

YOU AND THE LAW™: There are two types of Wills permitted under Louisiana Law. Below are your two options. Louisiana Code Article 1575: OLOGRAPHIC TESTAMENT A. […]
September 8, 2014

How to deal with the elderly and their driving privileges

YOU AND THE LAW™: Today’s topic is the unpleasant and sticky issue of confronting mom or dad regarding their ability to operate a motor vehicle. You […]
September 1, 2014

Cell Phone Use In A School Zone

YOU AND THE LAW™: As of August 1, 2014, you can now be fined $175.00 for talking on a phone while driving through a school zone. […]
August 27, 2014

Bicyclist And The Law Of The Road

YOU AND THE LAW™: The local news broadcast a story about a bicyclist receiving serious injuries after being hit by a motor vehicle. Below are the […]
August 21, 2014

Louisiana Law: Unattended Children In Vehicles

YOU AND THE LAW™: Due to the rash of news stories regarding unattended children in vehicles, please note the Law of Louisiana pertaining to the issue: […]