Family Law

unhappy couple

Every relationship goes through periods of disengagement. What some refer to as a slump might just be a temporary phase as one or the other partner becomes distracted with issues at work or elsewhere. But when is it time to take a closer look at the relationship and consider divorce?…

adoption

Couples choose adoption as an option to expand their families for a variety of reasons. Is there a niece or grandchild in the family that needs a stable home? Perhaps infertility has been an issue? Some couples are concerned about the welfare of children whose parents are unable or unwilling…

holiday

One of the most complicated and emotional challenges that divorcing couples face centers around child visitation. Holiday arrangements, in particular, can be stressful, as each side wrangles to have children share in important traditions and experiences that are intended to create lasting memories. If creating a reasonable visitation schedule is…

divorce pulling off ring

Going through a divorce is a complicated, emotional rollercoaster for most people. Whether you’ve been considering it for years, or are suddenly faced with circumstances that are prompting you to split, the coming weeks and months will take a toll. Now, more than ever, it’s important that you consult with…

paternity test

When a child is born, there are generally two parents listed on the birth certificate. That does not, however, ensure that the man’s name on the certificate is the biological father. If the paternity of a minor child is in question, what should you do? The first essential step is…

divorce pulling off ring

Many of us know couples who are miserable in their marriages. Researchers report that when couples stick it out despite their unhappiness, it’s generally because they believe things will get better later in the marriage. Once he gets that job, or when we finally have kids, or if we eventually…

father with son

If you are a stay-at-home dad, you’re one of about 2 million men in this country who provide the comfort and care for your little ones on a day-to-day basis. In Mississippi, an estimated one in five parents who stay home with the kids—roughly 26,000 caregiver– are fathers. So when…

divorce on chalkboard

Divorce is generally something no one plans on, and something that is relished by none. If you find yourself anticipating a split, there are some important issues to keep in mind as you select an attorney to be by your side through one of the most difficult experiences of your…

attorney talking with client

Many entrepreneurs start out with high hopes and equally high commitment to the business. When young married couples initiate those fledgling businesses, they oftentimes have no inkling of the strain the business will put on their relationship. Work infiltrates the relationship, dominating conversations, vacations, and other aspects of the marriage….