30 29th Street, Gulfport, MS 39507, United States
228.669.6254
joel@blackledgelawfirm.com

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BLACKLEDGE LAW FIRM

​​PRACTICE AREAS


The practice areas listed here are not an all-inclusive list of the issues and matters that the Blackledge Law Firm accepts and if your matter does not appear below, or if you would like to discuss your matter in further detail, please feel free to contact. This list simply contains the types of cases that are frequently of interest to our potential clients. 








​​​​BUSINESS 

  • Corporations 
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC's) 
  • Partnerships 
  • By-Laws 
  • Operating Agreements 
  • Partnership Agreements 
  • Minutes 
  • Business Advice, Consultation, and Evaluation 
  • Contracts - Drafting and Review 
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks 


TAX 

  • Federal and State Tax Issues 
  • Income, Employment, FICA, Self-Employment 
  • Sales Tax 
  • Appeals 
  • Tax Court Representation 
  • Trust Fund Recovery Defense
  • Liens and Levies against your property 
  • Wage Garnishment 
  • Negotiated Payment Plans 
  • Offers in Compromise 
  • Partial Release of Lien to facilitate Sale of Property 


​LITIGATION 

  • Defense of Lawsuits 
  • Tax Court Appeals and Disputes 
  • Contract Disputes 
  • Business Litigation 
  • Construction Defense 
  • Defense of Builders Insurance 
  • Disputes and Bad Faith - Plaintiff and Defense 
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff and Defense 
  • Serious Personal Injury 


HEALTHCARE 

  • Certificates of need 
  • HIPAA privacy & security regulations 
  • Medicare & Medicaid audits & appeals 
  • Department of Health, Medicare & Medicaid regulations 
  • Policy and Procedures 
  • Staff membership & clinical privileges disputes 
  • Stark II & physician self-referral laws