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ABOUT US

We have been in business since 1980, serving the Gretna and Greater New Orleans areas.

We handle all types of family law cases, including divorce, custody, child support, spousal support, drafting prenups, community property partitions, paternity, interdictions, guardianship, and more.  We also offer estate planning services including the drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and more.  Our probate attorneys handle all types of succession cases, ranging from simple to complex

Our litigation attorneys handle a wide array of personal injury cases, including car accidents, truck accidents, slip and fall, work accidents, and wrongful death.  Our business law team help clients form companies, draft and review contracts, litigate business disputes, and more.  Finally, our creditor’s rights team handles collections, repossessions, foreclosures, bankruptcy, and evictions statewide.

Our experience and diverse client base provide us the privilege to serve people from all walks of life. Whatever your legal situation, we will strive to make the process as timely and stress-free as possible. When necessary, we will zealously pursue your claim or vigorously defend you in and out of court, fighting to get the results you deserve.

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“100% a straight shooter, not one of those attorneys that tells you what you want to hear. His advice is practical and he is very effective when it comes to getting the job done.”

~ Client

“Compassionate, interested in clients’ lives aside from area of representation, involved in the community, supportive of new attorneys.”

~ Attorney

“It has been a pleasure working with you through this ordeal.  You have a very welcoming spirit and a great attitude.”

~ Debtor/Opposing Party

AREAS SERVED

Our offices are conveniently located in Gretna near the Jefferson, Orleans, and Plaquemines court houses.  Our lawyers routinely litigate cases in Gretna, Metairie, New Orleans, Algiers, Belle Chasse, Pointe a la Hache, Chalmette, Covington, Slidell, Hammond, Amite, Gonzales, Baton Rouge, Hahnville, Edgard, and Convent.

We also serve our banking and financial clients statewide in all State and Federal courts in Louisiana.

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NEWS

  • domicile planningDomicile Planning
    In Estate Planning
    What is Domicile and How Does it Affect Estate Planning? Moving from one state to another is a significant life event.  It should include careful planning and attention to tax details.  Louisiana does not have a state inheritance or estate tax.  This differs from many other states that do impose a state level estate tax, which in many instances is in addition to the federal estate tax.  If you have moved to Louisiana from another state, you may be able to eliminate the state [READ MORE]
  • absent heir, absent heirs, absent legateeWhat Happens When There is an Absent Heir or Legatee?
    In Successions
    Successions With Absent Heirs or Legatees: Successions are either intestate or testate.  In an intestate succession, the heirs of the decedent inherit his or her estate.  In a testate succession, the decedent leaves his or her property to one or more legatees.  It is not uncommon for a client to come to our office to open the succession of a loved one, and during the process of determining who all the heirs or legatees are it becomes apparent that the whereabouts of one or [READ MORE]
  • Five-Star Review
    In Testimonials
    Five-Star Review! “Everyone was extremely courteous and knowledgeable. We had a list of items we were looking to have covered and the final paperwork was beyond our expectations. I will recommend them to anyone.” Louisiana Estate Planning Attorneys: We are a Gretna law firm that has served the New Orleans area since 1980.  Our estate planning lawyers are highly experienced at drafting wills, powers of attorney, living wills, trusts, [READ MORE]
  • how to update a power of attorneyWhen Should I Update a Power of Attorney?
    In Estate Planning
    When to Update a Power of Attorney: A power of attorney (POA) is an important legal tool.  It is commonly used for estate planning, medical management, financial management, and real estate transactions. A POA should be reviewed every few years for possible updates.  It may become necessary to update a power of attorney when life situations change, a new agent is needed, or when there are changes in the law.  You have the right to amend or revoke a power of attorney any time, and [READ MORE]
  • effects of parental alienation on custodyStrategies for Identifying and Dealing with Parental Alienation
    In Family Law
    The Impact of Parental Alienation on Child Custody: When one parent manipulates a child to reject the other, it can have negative emotional and psychological effects on both the estranged parent and the child. What is Parental Alienation? A type of emotional child abuse known as parental alienation occurs when one parent consciously damages the child’s bond with the other parent.  It frequently entails persistently disparaging the targeted parent, restricting contact or access, and [READ MORE]

Location

2550 Belle Chasse Highway
Suite 200
Gretna, Louisiana 70053

Contact

info@bpp-law.com

504-368-2700 (main)

504-368-2900 (fax)

Hours

Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

We are available by appointment during non-business hours.

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