“Entertaining, interesting and enlightening . . . ”
—New Orleans Times-Picayune
“A book that every resident of Louisiana needs to own.”
—Baton Rouge Advocate
Designed to allow residents to navigate a unique legal system, this is the only book on Louisiana law written for laymen. Frequently asked questions and a glossary of terms are also included.
From buying a home to writing a will to starting a business, Louisiana residents will save time, money, and worry with this do-it-yourself guide that incorporates essential information. Topics include:
• why Louisiana law is different from that of the other forty-nine states
• when you need a lawyer and when you can represent yourself
• where you should file: federal court, district court, city court, small claims court, or justice of the peace court
• how to write a will, create a marriage contract, change your name, form a corporation, protect assets, recover a debt, recover a rent deposit, use the Lemon Law, fight for custody, settle a small estate, deal with a bankruptcy, protect yourself in a divorce, and more.