All articles by Charles L. Stern, Jr.
Louisiana Legislature Passes Three Laws As Shield Against COVID-19 Liability Arising From Business Operations
Governor John Bel Edwards has signed three measures passed during the recently ended sessions of the Louisiana Legislature that shield businesses, individuals, and government bodies from civil liability for COVID-19 … More»
By Charles L. Stern, Jr. Title insurance is ubiquitous in the American real estate market. Lenders generally require mortgagee’s title insurance as a condition before closing on a loan secured … More»
By Charles L. Stern, Jr. Louisiana has strict requirements governing the form of certain types of legal documents, such as donations and wills. Failure to comply with those formalities, while … More»
By Charles L. Stern, Jr. In Louisiana, No Court Order, No Eviction In many states, a landlord is allowed to use self-help—changing the locks, for example—to evict a tenant that … More»
By Charles L. Stern, Jr. Partner, Charles L. Stern, Jr. clarifies a new court ruling by the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal that upholds that property owners and developers … More»
New Court Ruling Alert: For Commercial and Residential Property Owners, Two Federal Property Insurance Cases Worth Attention By Charles L. Stern, Jr. In the aftermath of the 2005 hurricanes, Katrina … More»