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Prenuptial Agreements in Mississippi: Planning for the End at the Beginning

Almost every bride and groom who walks down the aisle and proclaims “till death do us part” believes that the marriage they are about to enter will stand the test of time. The sad reality is that almost half of those newlyweds will be wrong and will wind up divorcing. In fact, Mississippi’s divorce rate is higher than most states, with the sixth highest divorce rate for women and the 11th highest for men. Those harsh statistics lead many couples to plan for the possibility that the marriage may in fact end, and enter into agreements that set forth how ...

June 22, 2014|General|

Picking the Right Entity for Your Small Business

As business lawyers, there are few things more rewarding than working with Gulf Coast entrepreneurs and others who are pouring their heart and soul into building and growing a business. The hope, of course, is that all of that hard work and investment will be rewarded with success. The nightmare is that you expose your personal finances to significant risk and tax liability that can bring your dreams crashing down. One of the ways to minimize those risks and protect yourself is to pick and form the right business entity for your new or expanding enterprise. …

June 8, 2014|General|

Rushing & Guice’s William Lee Guice III Once Again Selected for Inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America©”

Attorney William Lee Guice III, the third generation of his family to practice law at Rushing & Guice and now its senior partner, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of: Admiralty and Maritime Law, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance and Real Estate Law. …

May 22, 2014|General|

A Maritime Lien Can Ensure That You Get Paid For Your Hard Work

Every day, individuals and companies across the Gulf Coast provide valuable services or goods to vessels and their owners. These folks rightfully expected to get paid for their work, but sometimes a vessel’s owner will either fail to meet their obligations or otherwise try to nickel and dime a vendor, laborer, or service provider into accepting less than they are entitled to. Fortunately, maritime law provides powerful tools that can help protect creditors who are owed money for goods and services – or “necessaries” — they supply to Gulf Coast vessels. …

May 12, 2014|General|

Title Insurance: Protecting Yourself From Property Ownership Disputes

If you own a home, you no doubt have homeowner’s insurance. Like car insurance, life insurance, and most other types of insurance, homeowner’s insurance is there to protect you from losses that you may suffer as a result of a problem or catastrophe that happens to your home or other structure in the future. But there is one kind of insurance that is specifically designed to address problems that exist at the time the policy comes into effect. …

May 2, 2014|General, Property Ownership Disputes|

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