Can I create a pet trust in Mississippi?

To create a trust for your pet in Mississippi, you can follow these general steps: Consult with an attorney: It’s advisable to consult with an experienced estate planning attorney in…

Can I disinherit my spouse?

Not completely, unless you and your spouse have waived the right to be included in the other’s estate in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Each state has laws that shield…

Can I leave a child out of my Will?

Yes.  In Mississippi you are not required to leave assets to children. It is best to mention the child you want to disinherit and instead leave them a small amount…

Can I receive my deceased husband’s pension?

Whether you are entitled to any portion of your deceased husband’s pension depends on various factors, including the specific pension plan, the terms of any beneficiary designation, and applicable laws…
Estate Planning, Wills

Cost of Estate Planning

Clearly the cost of estate planning varies among attorneys based on time involved, whether estate taxes are involved and other factors. In a good number of situations, the quality of…


A trustee may delegate to a cotrustee the performance of a function other than a function that the terms of the trust instrument expressly require the trustees to perform jointly.…

Creation of an Oral Trust

Except for real property, a trust may be oral if it can be proved by that the creation and terms are proven by clear and convincing evidence.nt to the contrary.

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