Year: 2018

step adoption

When couples divorce, it obviously impacts more than just the husband and wife. As families are broken apart, children may experience anxiety over the future of their relationships with one or both parents. And while there’s no minimizing the effects of divorce on biological children in a divorce, stepchildren often…

Many people have dogs in their homes and yards, and consider them to be a part of the family. Unfortunately, sometimes beloved pets take their jobs as family protector to the extreme, and innocent people are hurt. Mississippi has had its share of horrendous dog-bite scenarios, including these recent events:…

road rage honking horn

Road rage: we hear the term all the time, but what is it? And why is it so common? The fact of the matter is that road rage can occur at any time, and unsuspecting motorists may fall prey to the vicious actions of others. In the event you become…

arguing couple

Divorce is difficult. There’s no arguing that the mental, emotional, and physical challenges of this life-changing event take a toll. If you are facing a divorce, whether it was initiated by you or by your spouse, you can expect to experience a range of emotions in the coming months. You…

alimony

If you are making alimony payments, chances are the court determined that your spouse required financial assistance. Gone are the days of punishing a cheating spouse. In today’s divorce agreements, alimony is based purely on financial need. For that reason, it is often referred to as spousal support. Making changes…

drowsy driving

Not surprisingly, the chances of being involved in a vehicle collision are three times more likely at night. The reasons are varied: many motorists experience fatigue after a long day; some drivers suffer impaired vision in the dark; and many young drivers simply are not used to night driving. In fact nearly…

divorce

Your wedding day is supposed to be the happiest day of your life. Whether it was a quick elopement or a well-planned wedding before an audience of family and friends, no one says I do with the intention of splitting down the road. So why do so many couples regret the decision…

courtroom

Divorce court: the room that no one plans for, but many married couples wind up in. It’s an intimidating place to be, as the judge sits across from you and signs off on decisions that that impact your parenting, your finances, and other aspects of your future. Notwithstanding the discomfort,…