So, your child is going to college! It’s such an exciting time! There are so manydecisions to make, from what will your student’s major be to dorm décor - but one of themost important decisions you can make is something you may not be aware of.Although we still view them as kids, most college students are legal adults, whichmeans that in the event of an emergency, you most likely will not be able to access theirfinancial or medical records, or even discuss healthcare options with their doctor. Thereare, however, three easy things you can do that will save you a lot of time, headacheand money.
1. Execute a Medical power of attorney (POA), which will appoint you as your adult child’s medical agent. Shoul
The Holidays are a wonderful time! We visit our families, we celebrate with our friends, weshop – a lot! With increased activities, deadlines, and all the “to dos” we tend to get a little distracted, making us vulnerable to slip-ups and accidents. Whether you are an individual who is injured on someone else’s property, a business owner, or even if you plan on hosting a party in your own home, it is beneficial to know the laws governing premise liability.
In Louisiana, public and private property owners owe varying “duties of care” to certain types of property visitors. A “duty of care” is the legal responsibility a person or party has to act reasonably and prevent foreseeable injury or harm.
First, the state of Louisiana defi