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Reasons you should update your will throughout life

The creation of a will can help relieve a lot of stress in life. You know that there is a legally binding document with your name and signature on it that will protect your assets from falling into the wrong hands upon your death and ensure that your children are taken care of once you are gone. Let's take a look at the reasons why you should update your will throughout life.

Louisiana votes to block banks from road project

Officials in Louisiana have voted to block the involvement of two of the country's largest banks from a road project in the state. The State Bond Commission, by a vote of 7-6, will not allow Bank of America and Citigroup to take part in a $600 million road project. The banks are not permitted to serve as underwriters on the project, which is for highway resurfacing.

Make smart decisions using your spousal support

Spousal support is awarded following a divorce and contrary to popular belief, it does not last forever. Most of these arrangements only last as long as the recipient needs the money to rehabilitate themselves as a single person. For example, if the person needs to obtain training or go back to school in order to find a job to help sustain themselves. Here's how to use spousal support payments wisely.

Planning to share custody equally after a Louisiana divorce

For many couples facing divorce, custody of their children is the most pressing concern. They want to ensure that they have a positive, ongoing relationship with their kids. Custody battles can often become protracted and can lead to significant stress for both of the parents and the children involved.

How can our company reduce workers' comp claims?

Workers' compensation claims are made quite often by employees in Louisiana. Some employees make claims for the most minor injuries imaginable, while others file claims that are fraudulent. Then there are the employees who get injured on the job and refrain from filing a claim, for whatever reason. As an employer, is there a way the company can reduce workers' compensation claims?

How to choose the right person as power of attorney

There are a lot of decisions you will have to make in life and one of the most important ones is who will be your power of attorney. Everyone should designate a power of attorney when creating their estate documents. When a power of attorney is not named your estate could fall into the wrong hands. Here are some tips to follow when choosing the right person as power of attorney.

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