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Apply for disaster assistanceimage

DisasterAssistance.gov is the only place to apply online for assistance due to a disaster. moreYour disaster does NOT have to be federally declared to use the portal. less

Louisiana Appleseed’s Pro Bono Legal and Title Searchimage

Louisiana Appleseed is a nonprofit dedicated to solving our state’s toughest problems at the root cause through policy-oriented research and advocacy. moreOne of LA Appleseed’s programs emphasizes that title to inherited property does not automatically pass to a family member (“heir”).Without clear title to the property, the heir will be unable to sell the property, get federal or state recovery funds after a disaster, or borrow money against the property.But getting clear title may be as easy as filing an Heirship Affidavit.Also see: https://www.appleseednetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Protect-Your-Property_Heir-Property-in-Louisiana-Revised-2013.pdf  less