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Articles

The law articles below are original as well as a few that have been published in various magazines and periodicals.

Two Legal Documents You Should Not Live Without

October 1st, 2009 by Keith C. Kantack, Esq.

Published in the Itawamba Community College Insight, October 2009 During these uncertain times when Congress and the President are wrestling with healthcare legislation which could directly impact illness and life decisions, are you prepared for your own uncertain times? There are two (2) main issues that need to be addressed regarding “during life” estate planning […]

Legendary Lawyer in Mississippi William P. Mitchell

March 1st, 2003 by Keith C. Kantack, Esq.

When I was asked to contribute to the “legendary lawyer” series, I polled a number of “gray-haired” lawyers to determine who might qualify as a living “legendary lawyer.” When I approached William P. Mitchell regarding his willingness to share some of his thoughts, Mr. Mitchell stated, “I’m not a legendary lawyer.” I replied, “That’s not what your colleagues think.”

Should Lawyers Be Allowed to Practice in Multidisciplinary Practices?

June 1st, 2002 by Keith C. Kantack, Esq.

Published in The Mississippi Lawyer, Vol. XLVIII, June 2002, No. 5 Part I – Introduction For a number of years lawyers in the United States have been grappling with the issue of whether lawyers should be allowed to participate in Multidisciplinary Practices (“MDPs”). During the past few years this issue has been elevated to a […]

A Guide to Mechanics’ Liens In Alabama

May 1st, 2000 by Keith C. Kantack, Esq.

This article will address the definition of a mechanic’s lien; the use of a mechanic’s lien by a general contractor, subcontractor or material supplier engaged in the construction industry in Alabama; and the legal process associated with creating and enforcing a mechanic’s lien in Alabama. This article is based on Alabama statutory law regarding mechanics’ liens and various cases interpreting this law