Category Archives: General

The Discovery Process: How it Works and How It Affects Your Case
Litigation can be a lengthy and frustrating process. Even seemingly “simple” cases can take a long time to reach a resolution, whether they conclude with a settlement agreement or a jury verdict. There are many reasons that lawsuits can take so long; everything from a court’s crowded docket to pre-trial challenges regarding the sufficiency of the complaint or the validity of the cause of action. However, what usually consumes...
What It Means to Be Mississippi’s Only Law Firm in the International Association of Commercial Collectors
Rushing & Guice takes great pride in being the only Mississippi law firm that is a member of the International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC), the largest organization of commercial collection specialists in the world. But what does that mean for our clients in need of assistance with outstanding debts and receivables, and what impact does that have on those debtors with whom we interact?
Caring for Those Who Can’t Care For Themselves: Guardians and Conservators for Adults In Mississippi
You’ve probably seen or heard the term “guardian” before, perhaps on a form that required the signature of a “parent or guardian.” While we of course intuitively know what a parent is, how and why people become guardians of other people may not be so familiar. This is particularly the case when a guardianship is established for an adult. Adult guardianships in Mississippi are established when someone becomes unable to...
Passing the Baton: Start Thinking About Business Succession Planning
We represent a lot of smaller and family-owned businesses across the Gulf Coast, and seeing our clients’ enterprises grow and thrive, and assisting them along the way, is one of the great joys of our work. We have been with many of our clients from the beginning of their business journey and helped them as their idea transformed into a sole proprietorship and then into a corporation that employs...