Who provides tax help, fraud assistance, Medicare answers, and is a government watch dog? AARP. We’ll learn today how they fight for the rights of citizens over 50 years of age and their families.
Guest: Kimberly Campbell, State Director of AARP MS
Anyone can become a member. All people age 50 and older are eligible for full membership with AARP. With a life expectancy of 77 in Mississippi that would give you more than 25 years of benefits.
If you are interested in learning more about fraud, financial ramification of being a care giver, avoiding health care coverage gaps, or Medicare enrollment decisions sign up at https://learn.aarp.org/
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In Legal Terms: Elder Abuse
50:47Sometimes you can fight for your rights. Sometimes you might need others to step in for you. We’re talking about Elder Abuse and undue influence with attorney Richard Courtney. Maybe you’ll hear something that will make a difference in the lives of those around you. https://elderlawms.com/We’re pleased to have attorney Richard Courtney with us again today. You can hear his past broadcasts with us on our podcasts from April 13th 2021 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-executor or October 27th 2020 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-special-needs-law . Fellow of the Nation Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate CounselMississippi Adult Protective Services website on the information for this broadcast. The Vulnerable Person Abuse Hotline is 844-437-6282 to REPORT ABUSE OR NEGLECT. Call the local law enforcement agency or 911 if the situation is a life threatening emergency.https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/adults-seniors/adult-protective-services/The Mississippi State University Extension Service has information on Senior Concerns such as Elder Abuse, Financial Abuse, and Identity Theft. I’ll have their websites on the information page for this broadcast.http://extension.msstate.edu/content/senior-concernsCalls:How to find what assets a deceased person hasExecutorLeft out of willAfter caregiver diesWho pays for funeralHeir proof?Not married See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: MS NAACP
50:24We’re talking about the work of the Mississippi NAACP with guests Dr. Corey Wiggins, the Executive Director and the Rev Jimmy Richard, a volunteer with the MS NAACP who serves as the state Legal Redress Chair and President of the Pearl River County NAACPhttp://naacpms.org/https://twitter.com/MSNAACPhttps://www.facebook.com/mississippi.naacp See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: MS Black Women's Roundtable
51:36We’re glad to welcome Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable and consultant Jennifer Riley Collins. We’ll be taking about their efforts to promote equitable pay, healthcare, and workforce justice in Mississippi. MS Black Women's Roundtable https://msbwr.org/ Jennifer Riley Collins consulting https://www.jrileycollinsconsulting.com/Equal Pay Hearing - Held by the Senate Labor Committe 09/29/2021 9am Mississippi State Capital Room 216 Lilly Ledbetter will address the hearing. Watch the live steam: http://www.legislature.ms.gov/ or find the YouTube video afterward: https://www.youtube.com/c/MississippiLegislature/videosRegister to vote in Mississippi: https://www.sos.ms.gov/elections-voting/voter-registration-information See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: Public Defender System Reforms
49:41What’s the crime rate in Mississippi? What if you’re charged but can’t afford an attorney? What if you commit a crime and you’re a juvenile? Our guest André de Gruy, State Public Defender gives us some answers. http://www.ospd.ms.gov/ContactOSPD.htmlDiscussion:violent crime ratehomiside ratestate funded public defender's officeother statescountiesreformsreform to juvenile habitual defenderslife in prision without parole for juvenilesCalls:what is the ratebiggest offendersplandue process See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: Draft a Will
51:15We all know we need a will or some kind of estate planning but what information do you need to gather to create one? Can you create one yourself? What do you need to provide to an attorney to help you draft your estate plan for after you’ve died? Our guest is attorney Kelly Kyle. http://www.kyle-wynn.com/r.-kelly-kyle.htmlThe MPB Foundation has partnered with FreeWill to give you the ability to gather the information needed to create your will. If you go to their website: mpbfoundation.org you’ll see the link for FreeWill. It’s a free service that FreeWill claims just takes 20 minutes to create or update your legally‑binding will. Calls:Aunt and Uncle died soon after one another - no willWhat does "property" in a will meananother couple who diedhow to leave to one but not all who needs a willfather who diedmonth who diedPast In Legal Terms episodes with Kelly Kyle02/23/2021 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-advanced-healthcare-directives03/31/2020 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-medical-directives11/26/2019 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-wills-and-probate See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: Carbon Emissions
49:10We’ve got a show that covers multiple topics – law, global trade, climate change with our guest Professor Antonia Eliason from the University of Mississippi School of Law. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/antonia-eliason/Discussion:Why carbon initiatives is a local and global issueEU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanismwhat is goalwill it help the worldtrade lawcap and tradeUS proposalsCalls:carbon credits http://extension.msstate.edu/natural-resources/forestry/carbon-creditslead in fuel https://www.npr.org/2021/08/30/1031429212/the-world-has-finally-stopped-using-leaded-gasoline-algeria-used-the-last-stockpChinaIndiaAdditional information:https://www.cato.org/briefing-paper/legal-issues-european-carbon-border-adjustment-mechanismhttps://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_21_3661 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: ACLU-MS 2021
48:47If you are an American, you have civil liberties, and our watchdog is the ACLU. We’re going to learn what is currently on their radar with our guest – Joshua Tom, Legal Director with the American Civil Liberties Union. https://www.aclu-ms.org/en/biographies/joshua-tom-legal-directorContact the ACLU in Mississippi: 601-354-3408P.O. Box 2242Jackson MS 39225Past ACLU / In Legal Terms shows:06/09/2020 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-protests10/16/2018 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/5cd2d695f9e59c9966257635In Legal Terms: Gerrymandering podcast 09/04/2018 http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/5cd2d695f9e59c996625763b See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: MS Bar
49:22Having a good relationship with your lawyer will make your legal trouble a little less troubling. That’s especially important during our pandemic. What can you do? What should you know? Our guest Adam Kilgore General Councel of the Mississippi Bar will tell us. https://www.msbar.org/Discussion:how are courts working during pandemiclawyer discipline complaintsstatisticsfeescontingent feesretainerscommunicationCalls:what lawyer can do whathelp https://www.msbar.org/for-the-public/pro-bono-resources/retainerfeesIn Legal Terms: Choosing a lawyer http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-choosing-a-lawyer See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: AARP
49:24Who provides tax help, fraud assistance, Medicare answers, and is a government watch dog? AARP. We’ll learn today how they fight for the rights of citizens over 50 years of age and their families. Guest: Kimberly Campbell, State Director of AARP MShttps://states.aarp.org/mississippi/Anyone can become a member. All people age 50 and older are eligible for full membership with AARP. With a life expectancy of 77 in Mississippi that would give you more than 25 years of benefits. If you are interested in learning more about fraud, financial ramification of being a care giver, avoiding health care coverage gaps, or Medicare enrollment decisions sign up at https://learn.aarp.org/Read about:The Caregiver ActMississippi GAP ActCredit for Caregivers Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In Legal Terms: Turning 18
49:26Anyone have a 16 to 21-year-old? Or know one? What do you need to know that you can or can’t do when you turn 18? Are you an adult? Are the parents still “in charge”?Guest: attorney Baskin Jones https://injuredinmississippi.com/ who was on our show January 26th 2021 when we talked about Cycling and Insurance. http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-cycling-and-insuranceMS Code 1-3-27: The term “minor,” when used in any statute, shall include any person, male or female, under twenty-one years of age.The Legal Documents You May Want When Your Child Turns 18Healthcare Proxy (also referred to as a healthcare agent or medical power of attorney, a healthcare power of attorney, or durable power of attorney for health care)Mississippi healthcare proxy form:https://www.nrc-pad.org/images/stories/PDFs/mississippi_hcpa.pdf HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) authorization (also called a HIPAA release)Mississippi HIPPA form: https://eforms.com/images/2016/10/Mississippi-HIPAA-Authorization-Form.pdf Durable Power of Attorney (Durable POA) Separate forms for medical and finances. https://eforms.com/power-of-attorney/ms/mississippi-durable-power-of-attorney/Advance Directive Form:https://eforms.com/power-of-attorney/ms/mississippi-advance-health-care-directive/What you can do at 18:VoteJoin the MilitaryRegister for Selective ServiceGet a pody piercing or tattooSign a contractWhat you CAN NOT do at 18:buy a lottery ticketchange your nameopen a brokerage account or buy stockbe called for jury duty See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.