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Tips for Managing Your Injuries After a Car Accident

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

When you have been hurt in an auto accident, you may have a long road of recovery ahead of you. In the meantime, here are some quick tips that could make the healing process go a little smoother. Common Car Accident Injuries Many things can go wrong with the human body during a car… Read More »


Stepparent Adoption in Mississippi

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

Adoption may be the most wonderful gift you could give to your stepchild, fortifying a strong and permanent parent-child bond. Before rushing into the stepparent adoption process, there are many factors to consider. Adoption is a lifelong commitment with very real consequences. Before you make an adoption official, make sure you understand the emotional,… Read More »


More Couples Are Now Divorcing Later in Life

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

It was once rare to see an old married couple call it quits after 30 years of marriage. These days, it is becoming increasingly common for people over the age of 50 to seek a divorce. A study performed by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research found that the divorce rate in… Read More »


Man’s Best Friend: Dog Bite Lawsuits in Mississippi

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

Millions of people are seriously injured by dog attacks every year. On average, about 30-40 people are killed by aggressive dogs every year in the United States. The vast majority of those injured and killed by dog attacks are children. When a person is bitten or receives any dog-inflicted injury, the owner of the… Read More »


Adultery and Divorce in Mississippi

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

Adultery is one of the biggest causes of divorce in the United States, and one of the 12 grounds for divorce in Mississippi. While no divorce is free of heartache and stress, divorces involving adultery are often the most painful. When filing for divorce on grounds of adultery, all evidence of infidelity, private details,… Read More »


Football Injuries and Tort Law in Mississippi

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

Football is the most popular sport in the South, and it is also the number one cause of sports-related injuries. Nearly 100,000 injuries are sustained by children and young adults every year while playing the game. Many of these injuries are considered traumatic and have long-lasting or even life-long effects. Common Football-related Injuries Football… Read More »


Legal Battle Brewing Over Same-Sex Parent Recognition in Mississippi

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

A Mississippi woman recently filed an appeal in her child custody case, asking to be legally recognized as a parent to the child born to her then-wife. The Mississippi Supreme Court has been asked to overturn a lower court’s decision that a same-sex spouse cannot be legally recognized as a parent to their spouse’s… Read More »


Injured by an Uninsured Drunk Driver in Mississippi?

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

With the third-highest rate of uninsured motorists in the country, Mississippi roadways frequently experience uninsured motorist accidents. But what if an uninsured driver injures you? Who will pay your medical bills? In reality, if the liable driver does not have insurance then you’ll likely need to turn to some other source for compensation. For… Read More »


Who Must Consent to a Mississippi Adoption?

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

Before a child can be adopted in Mississippi consent to the adoption must be obtained. The Child Welfare Information Gateway defines “consent to adoption” as the agreement by a parent, or a person or agency acting in place of a parent, to relinquish a child for adoption and release all rights and duties with… Read More »


Mississippi’s Child Relocation Laws: The Need to Know Basics

By Derek L. Hall, PLLC |

Imagine that a husband (Tim) and his wife (Laura) live in Mississippi with their daughter (Sally). The family lives together in Mississippi for many years until one day Tim and Laura determine that their marriage simply isn’t working anymore and decide to get divorced. After their divorce is finalized Laura decides that she would… Read More »

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