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You need find yourself named in a lawsuit only once to experience how attorney fees can escalate quickly and exponentially.  For many working people, it can be a jolt to the psyche and can sometimes make pursuit of civil justice out of reach.  Why is it so costly?  Consider all that is required of an...
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Years ago, I had the privilege of representing a young mother trying to care for two children alone.  Her husband had abandoned her.  Worse yet, he’d been living off credit cards and left his wife (we’ll call her Vickie) saddled with a $50,000 debt consolidation mortgage that, as a Wal-Mart cashier, she had little way...
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Those who have spent time in South Walton County, Florida, know it to be a beautiful venue. Along our county’s twenty-six miles of beaches, the waters of the Gulf of Mexico are as turquoise blue and full of sea life as they are anywhere. Just inland, Choctawhatchee Bay stretches for thirty miles and is home...
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If you can’t trust a trust, what can you trust?  The answer, it turns out, is plenty.  Before exploring that, a brief word about the title of this piece.  It’s inspired by the words of former Mississippi governor Ross Barnett and a story that comes to mind whenever the subject of trusts and trustees comes...
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Many will remember Hal Holbrook, whose death the media reported this past week.  He was wonderful as the embodiment and voice of conscience in Wall Street, as the corrupt senior partner in The Firm, in All the President’s Men and in so many other movie roles.  I remember Holbrook most for his one man show,...
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