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Confidential Settlement In Gene Upshaw Estate

Today's Washington Post has reported that an estate contest between members of NFL football great Gene Upshaw's family has ended in a confidential settlement. Evidently, that portion of his estate which drew the most fire was the disposition of a $15 million deferred compensation fund which the...

How to Force Someone to Close or Settle an Estate in Mississippi

In our Mississippi probate practice , we sometimes get calls from heirs or beneficiaries who are anxious to close or settle an estate. Often the estate proceeding has stalled, and the heirs simply want to know why. There are many causes for delay in closing estate, some legitimate (e.g., assets to...