In-Person Seminar Details

Basic Wills & Trusts Drafting in Mississippi

July 10th, 2024 from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm Central Time in Jackson, MS

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Our Most Popular Course Since 1994

  • Fundamental "nuts & bolts" discussion of drafting simple Wills, step-by-step with forms
  • Basic uses of trusts, with drafting tips
  • Understanding Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives
  • How to build a profitable "sideline" practice in simple Wills
  • Includes 100-page book of forms!

Level of Instruction



  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Meeting Site

    Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

    1152 Lakeland Drive (Just off I-55)

    Jackson, MS  39216


    Agenda for Wednesday, the 10th of July 2024

    (Agenda is approximate and tentative)

    8:00am - 8:30am - Registration

    8:30am - 10:15am - Fundamentals of Drafting Basic Wills, including a step-by-step discussion of typical Will provisions

    10:30am - 11:45am - Additional Troubleshooting Tips for Drafting Wills

    11:45am -  1:00pm -  Lunch (on your own)

    1:00pm - 1:50pm - 1) How to Recognize a Taxable Estate and other Taxation Issues  2) Miscellaneous Estate Planning Tools (Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, etc.)

    2:00pm - 3:10pm - Introduction to Basic Trusts

    3:15pm - 4:15pm - The Top Seven Ethical Mistakes General Practitioners Make in Wills & Estates Practice