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In Legal Terms: AARP

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

Read about: The Caregiver Act Mississippi GAP Act Credit for Caregivers Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act

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In Legal Terms: Family Law Task Force

Mississippi Family Law could be changing. There’s a task force considering reforms. We’ll learn what needs to be reformed and what some possible options are with our guest Judge Troy Odom. Odom who was a guest on our show 08112020 to talk about the Chancery Court.,%20domestic%20relations.phpThe Task Force, composed of judges, attorneys, child advocates, and law professors, will study models used by other states for child support, child care, and support expenses and will analyze current trends of law regarding no-fault divorce, child support payments past the age of majority for disabled children, and costs for guardians ad litem who represent the best interests of children.The 2021 Legislature established a task force to study Mississippi’s domestic relations laws and to develop recommendations to the Legislature and the Mississippi Supreme Court for the purpose of revising Mississippi’s domestic relations laws and rules of court. Our guest is Judge Troy Odom a member of that task force.In Legal Terms has talked about Family Law before. You can find our broadcasts about: Divorce and Money 051121 Laws affecting Children 030320 031720 and taxes 031020 Custody 021919 2018