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How Long Does it Take to Get A Prenup in Mississippi

Suppose you and your partner are considering getting a prenuptial agreement. This is probably a good idea. If a prenup is on your agenda, it must be drafted and signed prior to your marriage, as the name suggests. How does getting a prenup in Mississippi work? If you and your partner want a prenup, the […]

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Mississippi DUI Penalties

Do not drink and drive. Do not drink and drive. Do not drink and drive. But suppose you do, anyway? Here are the penalties if you get a DUI. Is it your first offense?   Up to 48 hours in jail $250 to $1,000 fine 90-day license suspension You may also have to complete an […]

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How To Get Emancipated In Mississippi

Before we’re officially adults, many of us wish we didn’t have to live under the rule of our parents. Though for many of us this can be settled with having a talk with our parents, some young people, for whatever circumstances, are firm in their belief that living legally independent of their parents is best […]

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How to Find the Best Lawyer for Your Case

Sooner or later, each and every last one of us will face the responsibility of making a legal decision. Fortunately, we don’t have to do it alone. A properly-trained lawyer can be a huge asset to you if you ever need to navigate the legal system for any reason. But how does one choose the […]

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How to Get a Divorce in Mississippi

We’ve talked a lot here on the blog about divorces. From how to get a no-fault divorce, and the difference between a divorce and an annulment, we’ve covered the grounds for divorce; here’s how you start the process. Steps to Getting a Divorce in Mississippi Where do you live? You must reside in Mississippi for […]

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Getting a DUI Under 21

Even though in Mississippi you may be old enough to drive at the age of 16, the law says you are not old enough to purchase and/or possess alcohol until you are 21 years old. Driving under the influence of alcohol is illegal at any age, but the consequences for driving under the influence, especially […]

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Legal Custody versus Physical Custody

Having children doesn’t always mean having your children. In the case of parental separation, whether prior to or after the birth of a child, understanding the difference between legal and physical custody will have a direct impact on the trajectory of your children’s upbringing. What is the difference between physical custody and legal custody? Custody […]

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Do I Need a Prenup?

Prenups aren’t just for stockbrokers and celebrities. Though most marriages are done because of a feeling of needing a legal, and in many cases a religious, permanent bond with our partners, life happens. And in Mississippi, the odds of life happening to your marriage are high, with the state almost 7th highest in the country […]

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Difference Between an Annulment and Divorce

It might be harder to do emotionally, but legally, you can act like your relationship with your ex-spouse never happened. This ending of a marriage is called an annulment.  Whether or not you have children or share property or even live together, a marriage is a legal contract, and a divorce is the legal process […]

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How to Get a No-Fault Divorce in Mississippi

Sometimes it just doesn’t work out. And when it doesn’t, you don’t have to stay together, but the law in Mississippi does not make breaking up easy. Mississippians can petition for divorce on the grounds of irreconcilable differences, usually meaning one party does not have to prove misconduct on the part of their partner in […]

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