What is the Mississippi Probate Law?

What is the Mississippi Probate Law?

Probate laws vary from state to state, so it is important to understand how this law works in your state and it is equally important to have a knowledgeable lawyer assisting you in this process. However, before we discuss how the probate laws are specific to the state of Mississippi, let’s first understand what probate […]

The Benefits of Estate Planning

The Benefits of Estate Planning

In simple terms, estate planning essentially refers to the strategy that one uses in order to determine what will happen to their major assets after their death. These assets can include, but are not limited to, a house, savings and a car. Estate planning can also apply to other things, such as furniture and anything […]

Benefits of Having a Family Lawyer

Benefits of Having a Family Lawyer

Even when a split is cordial, divorce and separation can be stressful times. Having someone to support you throughout the separation, divorce, financial and custody negotiations, court procedures, and other issues threw your way can make all the difference. So, what other benefits are there to hiring a family lawyer? Save Time and Money The process of family […]

My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce – What Do I Do Now?

My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce - What Do I Do Now?

Even though relationships might seemingly look healthy from the outside, what goes on behind closed doors will truly dictate the long-term effects of the relationship rather it be good or bad. For married couples, a fallout in the relationship could mean the end of it all leading to a spouse asking for a divorce. This […]

Common Personal Injury Cases During The Holidays

Common Personal Injury Cases During The Holidays

The holidays are a time for families across the world to enjoy time together. For many, they also provide a period of relaxation. However, with each holiday season comes a significant increase in accidents and personal injuries. Personal injuries are those that cause bodily harm rather than any damage to property. Some of the most common […]

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Divorce

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Divorce

Navigating the divorce process may seem intimidating and difficult, especially when you are just getting started. Many clients share similar concerns, and, as your trusted attorney, it is our job to ensure that you feel comfortable throughout this entire process by answering questions and addressing concerns. That is why we have gathered the most frequently […]

Steps to Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Steps to Filing a Personal Injury Claim

If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, you may need to file a personal injury claim to receive compensation from the person or entity responsible for causing the accident. However, if you have never filed a personal injury claim before, then this process will seem over-complicated, which is where Mestayer […]

Estate Planning 101

Estate Planning 101

One of the most important things you can do throughout your life is hold the power to make decisions, even after death. Assets are a large part of estate planning, so knowing why you need it, choosing the right trust option and knowing what you need are essential. To help, we give you an insight […]

What Happens If There Isn’t a Will?

What Happens If There Isn't a Will?

The phrase “dying intestate” refers to when someone passes away, but they have no will. When this happens, you might think that all their assets and property, also known as their estate, would automatically go to their next of kin and that would be that. Well, it’s actually a lot more complicated than that. When […]

What Age Should I Create a Will?

What Age Should I Create a Will?

Creating a will for the first time might feel like something that can wait until later in life, but did you know it’s actually better to start sooner rather than later? Your will can and should be edited and updated regularly, so don’t worry about starting too early. Here’s a guide on when to start […]