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The Basics of Estate Planning in Mississippi

Estate planning is much more than designating who gets which assets upon your death. Mississippi has specific laws pertaining to estates. They’re part of a potentially detailed and intricate process to ensure that your wishes and provisions are fully carried out and your family is taken care of as you would like them to be.

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How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Mississippi and What Are the Grounds to File?

Filing for divorce in Mississippi is fairly straightforward and follows a simple fee schedule. Beyond residency requirements and a determination of potential fault (if any), a divorce can be filed for under $160 and granted after a 60-day waiting period (for no-fault divorces).

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How to File a Will in Mississippi

Creating a will in Mississippi has a fairly straightforward set of requirements, but definitely should include the consult of a qualified estate planning attorney. There are many things that come into play when drafting an accurate and legally binding will. 

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How to Obtain Power of Attorney in Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are a number of rules to follow when preparing a durable power of attorney document. In most cases, it’s important to consult an estate planning attorney to ensure that you’re preparing the document properly and that it’s one that can be legally executed.

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The Mississippi Child Custody Process and the Interests of the Child

Child custody cases are anything but cut and dry. With two different custody situations to consider, it’s important to understand the specifics of each. There’s also the matter of the third party, which can be introduced for the best interest of the child.

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