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SQL to separate last name from first name

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I have a table called 'cases', one of the fields is a field called 'Name', it includes the full name of the person.
I need to separate the name and move the first name to the "FirstNm" field and the last name into the "LastNm" field

How can I run a query so that it will remove any blank characters (spaces) before the first word, then the first word is the "FirstNm" and everything after the first word (space), will be the last name, the last name may include spaces, such as "De La Praga"

So that this name:  Ana De La Praga  (Name), would be separated as:
FirstNm:  Ana
LastNm:  De La Praga

Table Name: cases

Helps is greatly appreciated.
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