Author: Derek L. Hall, PC

community property for sale in Mississippi

Dividing assets in a divorce can be a challenging and often-contentious process. You and your spouse may not always see eye-to-eye, causing stress and confusion during an already emotionally charged time. One of the most common questions we get at Derek L. Hall, PC is whether Mississippi is a community…

couple deciding who gets the house in a divorce

When a married couple divorces, one of the most important questions they may face is which spouse gets to keep the marital home. Along with the sentimental attachment to your home, a house is a significant investment and asset. Finding a new place to live can also be an exhausting…

Empty car seat

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that one-third of children killed in car accidents are not restrained in a car seat, booster seat, or seat belt. As this makes safe car seats essential, many parents may ask: Do car seats need to be replaced after an accident? Mississippi’s car…

View overturned truck on highway accident

Mississippi trucking companies and the drivers they employ are subject to restrictions governing the maximum weight they can carry and how they must secure their cargo. When overloaded trucks are on the road, they put everyone at risk. But how can you tell if a truck is overloaded? Here, we’ll…

Out-of-focus nighttime traffic in Jackson, MS

Mississippi has some of the most dangerous roads in the U.S., ranking near the top of motor vehicle accident fatalities per capita. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association Mississippi car accident statistics, the state saw a total of 581 fatal motor vehicle accidents with 643 people killed in…

Aftermath of a head-on truck accident

Truck accidents ruin the lives of thousands of people nationwide every year, including in Mississippi. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says there were close to 4,500 fatal truck accidents across the country in one recent year, along with 114,000 crashes where someone suffered an injury. Collisions between trucks…