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Trusts and Estates Help Ensure Your Legacy Takes Root

Experienced Louisiana trusts and estates attorneys

With more than 60 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Sigler & Raglin Attorneys at Law possess in-depth knowledge about all aspects of trusts and estate issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Wills drafting and execution

Estate planning

The experienced attorneys at Sigler & Raglin can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. We thoroughly analyze your estate and work with you to determine the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish trusts if they would be beneficial to your estate.


Our attorneys apply their extensive knowledge about Louisiana probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. We assist executors in all steps of the process, including:

  • Creating an action plan to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the probate court in Louisiana
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Managing and liquidating assets as appropriate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts as necessary

Probate disputes

When disputes occur among beneficiaries, we help to represent your interests. Our Louisiana attorneys have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. Skillful negotiators and litigators, we can negotiate among beneficiaries to preserve relationships or zealously pursue your rights in court when necessary.

Contact the meticulous estate planning lawyers at Sigler & Raglin Attorneys at Law

Sigler & Raglin Attorneys at Law serves clients from Lake Charles, surrounding Calcasieu Parish and Louisiana. Call us at 337-439-2033 or contact us online.