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Asset Protection and Accounting for Long-Term Care

An often-overlooked element of Estate Planning is ensuring you’re on good financial footing if your health becomes a bit of a handful. For more than half of Americans, that will mean paying for long-term care at an average total cost of

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BYC Spotlight – Vangela Wade

University of Mississippi School of Law: Bessie L. Young Council Vangela Wade (JD 1996) Founding Member “When Professor Bell called and invited me to come to the interest meeting for the Bessie Young Council, I initially went because when Professor Bell

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Life Planning: Per Stirpes, Per Capita, and Perfecting Your Final Wishes

While all phases of life are accompanied by important decisions, those that come later—such as Life Planning–certainly require the help and advice of trusted legal counsel. How will your spouse and children be taken care of after you pass on?

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Caring for a Special Needs Loved One: Where to Start?

Life planning takes many forms for many people. And while we most often hear of efforts taken to care for aging family members or minor children, family members with special needs – whether mental or physical – may also benefit

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Emancipation of a Minor with Termination of Child Support

The State of Mississippi is keenly interested in how and when child support payments are ordered, satisfied, and administered by the courts. After all, “the best interests of the child” are always paramount in the minds of attorneys and judges

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Prenuptial Agreements in Mississippi

Divorces are on the rise throughout the United States and Mississippi. In fact, a study in 2013 by Bowling Green University found the divorce rate in Mississippi to be the third highest in the country. While that’s no reason to doubt

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Adoption in Mississippi: Getting Started

Getting Started with Adoption in Mississippi Have you or a loved one ever considered adoption? Adoption can be a great opportunity to improve the life of a child in need while building and growing your happy family. And we at

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