Year: 2017

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Divorce has a way of bringing out the worst in people. When one spouse refuses to cooperate during the divorce process, it makes the ordeal more difficult, time consuming, and expensive for everyone involved. A difficult spouse can make you want to tear your hair out, throw your hands up…

safe vs risky

Letting your teenager loose on the roads is a frightening experience for every parent. Young drivers are responsible for more than their fair share of accidents; at least 1 in 5 teens will cause an auto accident in their first year of driving. About a quarter of a million young…

mother with daughter

Child custody laws can vary significantly by state. Find out how state laws in Mississippi can impact your child custody case. Sources of Authority Child custody in Mississippi is based on both state and federal law. Mississippi’s child custody statutes are found in the Mississippi Code, §93-5-23. Like nearly every…

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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…

unhappy couple

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…

couple breaking up

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…

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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,…