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Estate Planning
planning ahead for healthcare
As we age, it’s important to plan for the future, especially when it comes to long-term care and medical decisions. Long-term care encompasses a range of services, from assistance with daily activities to specialized medical care, and it’s crucial to have a plan in place to ensure your needs are met. Additionally, advance directives allow...
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Estate Planning Mistakes
Estate planning is a crucial process that ensures your assets are protected and distributed according to your wishes after you pass away. However, many people make common mistakes that can have serious consequences for their loved ones. In this blog, we’ll discuss five common mistakes to avoid in estate planning, helping you navigate the process...
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The Benefits of a Living Trust
If you’re considering estate planning in Mississippi, it’s essential to understand all of the available options and how they can benefit you and your loved ones. While a will is a common estate planning document, it’s not always the best choice for everyone.  A living trust is an alternative option that offers unique benefits that...
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Probate Process in Mississippi
As a Mississippi estate planning law team, we understand that thinking about the future can be overwhelming, but planning for it is essential. One of the most critical elements of planning for the future is ensuring that our loved ones are taken care of after we pass away. This is where the probate process plays...
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Estate Planning Strategies for High Net-Worth Families
Individuals with high net worth have several unique considerations to address when it comes to ensuring their estate is handled properly. If you own a high net-worth estate (worth more than $1 million in liquid assets), it’s important to have a coordinated estate plan that protects you and your loved ones and enables the ease...
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Mississippi Estate Planning Lawyer
Estate planning is a powerful tool that among other things, enables you to direct exactly how your assets will be handled upon your death or disability. A well-crafted estate plan will ensure you and your family avoid the hassles of guardianship, conservatorship, probate or unpleasant estate tax surprises. Unfortunately, many individuals have fallen victim to...
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Mississippi Estate Planning Lawyer
Creating a Will is not a one-time event. You should review your will periodically, to ensure it is up to date, and make necessary changes if your personal situation, or that of your executor or beneficiaries, has changed. There are a number of life-changing events that require your Will to be revised, including: Change in...
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Mississippi Estate Planning Lawyer
“I just need a simple will.” It’s a phrase estate planning attorneys hear practically every other day. From the client’s perspective, there’s no reason to do anything complicated, especially if it might lead to higher legal fees. Unfortunately, what may appear to be a “simple” estate is all too often rife with complications that, if...
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Mississippi Estate Planning Lawyer
Most people are aware that probate should be avoided if at all possible. It is an expensive, time-consuming process that exposes your family’s private matters to public scrutiny via the judicial system. It sounds simple enough to just gift your property to your children while you are still alive, so it is not subject to...
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