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adoption

If your family is considering expanding via adoption it is important to know that there are several different ways in which a child can be adopted in Mississippi. Understanding the various avenues of adoption available to you can be challenging, therefore, it is a good idea to sit down with…

custody

While divorce rates in America have spiked over the last few decades, divorces were certainly still happening in the early days of our country, they just weren’t as prevalent as they are today. This means that child custody arrangements, whether formal or informal, have been around in America for over…

divorce word map

If you are considering filing for divorce in Mississippi it is important to understand the various grounds for divorce that are recognized by our state. This article provides a brief overview of the legal grounds for divorce that are permitted in Mississippi, however, keep in mind that every marriage, and…

wrongful death

Many communities across the country are currently struggling with a surge of highly publicized fatal police shootings. While some of these shootings are legally justifiable, those that are not often result in the deceased’s family filing a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit is a type of personal injury…

truck accident

Earlier this year, two students who attended Central Hinds Academy in Raymond were tragically killed in an interstate crash on I-20 when an 18-wheeler rear-ended them. They had been forced to stop in the roadway due to another tractor-trailer being stopped ahead of them. Sadly, both teens were pronounced dead…

Mentally Incompetent Kentucky Man Seeks Divorce from His Wife and Guardian The Supreme Court of Kentucky is deliberating on whether to allow a mentally incompetent man to divorce his wife and guardian of many years, according to MS News Now Jackson. The man, 80-year-old Elmer Riehle, wants to separate from…

Byram Freeway Accident Kills Three, Wounds Several Three people have died and several more have suffered injuries in a multiple car accident on I-55 in Byram this past Saturday, August 20, according to MS News Now Jackson. The crash involved seven cars and two 18-wheelers. One of the 18-wheelers exploded,…

Diamondhead Adopted Child Has Three Parents After DHS Mistake A Diamondhead boy named David now has three parents after a Department of Human Services (DHS) mistake during his adoption process, according to The Sun Herald. David’s mother abandoned him at the hospital, and Shawn and Rachel Self attempted to adopt him. But…