Licensed to Practice in MS, TN & AL (662) 841-2493

About Keith C. Kantack, Esq.

With over twenty-seven (27) years of experience in the business world, including nineteen (19) years in the practice of law, Keith C. Kantack brings a significant amount of experience and training to the practice of law. His practice areas include Corporate/Business Law, Tax Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Estate Planning and Administration, Commercial Transactions, Selected Litigation, and Mediation and Arbitration. Keith is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Finance (BBA) (1986) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (1987), and he is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law (1996), and the University of Florida School of Law where he obtained a Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) (2001). He is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama, and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Mississippi Bar. Before returning to law school Keith was a Senior Bond Underwriter for a major insurance company in Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama.

Is an individual or couple able to pursue and prepare their own Estate Plan documents?

The Estate Planning process is multi-layered and typically involves decisions by the individual or individuals at the mature higher-end of the family hierarchy (i.e. parents and grandparents).

By |2018-01-26T13:02:53-05:00January 26th, 2018| Wills Estate & Trusts|

Trustee will not provide accounting of explanation of the trust, what can I do?

A caller to the show had a great question on her husband's estate and how the estate was being handled. We answer the question.

By |2018-01-26T13:02:54-05:00January 26th, 2018| Wills Estate & Trusts|

Two Legal Documents You Should Not Live Without

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 [...]

By |2009-10-01T18:36:25-05:00October 1st, 2009| Articles|

Legendary Lawyer in Mississippi William P. Mitchell

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.”

By |2003-03-01T19:12:12-05:00March 1st, 2003| Articles|

A Guide to Mechanics’ Liens In Alabama

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

By |2000-05-01T20:26:48-05:00May 1st, 2000| Articles|