Questions Answered by Arthur Calderon

Q: Is it true that now in Mississippi I can not evict a tenant for non payment of rent?

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 13, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
It is very much true; however, the landlord has to go through a specific process in order for the eviction to be legal.

Q: If u have 2 chargers of 97-3-7(3) (1)??? and u no u didnt do it.wat should i do in court? i no not guilty??? Right

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 13, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
You should 1) plead not guilty, and 2) talk with a lawyer so that they can get some additional facts about your case and see how they can help.

Q: Per Divorce Decree other parent was to pay half of private school tuition and hasn't for 8 years. Can I do anything?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 13, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
Yes, you can initiate a contempt action against the other parent on behalf of the minor child.

Q: When two people own land in Mississippi and one passes away who is entitled to that persons share in the land?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 13, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
It really depends on how the original deed was set up. On one hand, it could all go to the survivor; however, the deceased's share should pass to that person's heirs.

Q: My son was charged with burglary of a vehicle, he is 18 and never been in trouble. What punishment is he looking at?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 13, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
He's looking at a little bit of jail time; however, that being said, he has been charged with a non-violent crime, which helps him for sentencing purposes. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an attorneys sooner rather than later, as there may be a way to ensure that your son 1) doesn't do any jail time, and 2) avoids having this go on his permanent record.

Q: My son has been charge with burglary of a vehicle. He is 18 and has never been in trouble before, what punishment?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Apr 13, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
He's looking at a little bit of jail time; however, that being said, he has been charged with a non-violent crime, which helps him for sentencing purposes. I would highly encourage you to reach out to an attorneys sooner rather than later, as there may be a way to ensure that your son 1) doesn't do any jail time, and 2) avoids having this go on his permanent record.

Q: How do I repesent myself in identity theft charges?

1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
That's an incredibly tough question. While the basics of practicing criminal law are straightforward, every case is unique, and requires a plan of action specifically catered to that case, its facts, and the law. Your best bet is going to be to see about either have a public defender represent you, or hiring an attorney.

Q: The steps to file for divorce from different states

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
Since he lives in Georgia, unless he contests it, it should be relatively straightforward and inexpensive. I would encourage you to reach out to an attorney to further discuss. Most attorneys on here, myself included, provide free consultations to see how we can help out.

Q: Do I have rights to my children's records if I am a non custodial parent and custody papers state I am entitled to know?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
It is sure. So long as it is allowed under the court order, and you have joint legal custody, you are entitled to all information concerning your children.

Q: Can I get papers at my court House for my daughter dad to sign his right over so my husband can adopt her?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
Doubtfully. You will likely need to hire an attorney to file the necessary TPR paperwork and schedule a hearing so that the Court can ensure that the father is doing everything voluntarily and with full knowledge of what he is doing.

Q: I reside in Mississippi. My ex wants me to pay college expenses 100%.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
It depends. Is there a custody and child support order in place? If so, what does the child support order say?

Q: Can I download the forms for an expungement in Ms myself? What forms do I need?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 25, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
I doubt that there is a place where you can download the necessary forms required to get an expunction. You have the option of either hiring an attorney to do the expunction for you, or hiring an attorney to draft the necessary paperwork for you and you represent yourself.

Q: If my wife's boyfriend showed up at my house what would happen if I shot to injury but didn't kill?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Divorce for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 18, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
You may likely be charged with aggravated assault, and look at significant jail time. That being said, your best bet would be to advise in writing that he is not to enter the property. It would also be a good idea to have local law enforcement present.

Q: I am charged with uttering forgery and pawing a stolen gun. First time arrested . Do I go to jail

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 15, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
You may be able to avoid jail time since this is considered a non-violent crime. Your best bet is going to be to contact a criminal defense attorney and discuss further. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most lawyers on here, including myself, offer free consultations to see if we can help.

Q: Someone told me certain felonies in Mississippi allow you to own a fun for home protection only. Is that true?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 12, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
No. A convicted felon is not allowed to own any deadly weapon. That being said, depending on the circumstances, gun rights may be restored to allow the person to possess a weapon.

Q: I had warrant issued today claiming cyberstalking. The people I have had arguments with have been threatening me.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 10, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
Cyberstalking if a very tricky subject, and very fact intensive. Your best bet is going to be to contact a criminal defense attorney to go through the facts of your case and see what defenses that you may have available.

Q: If you have 25 grams of marijuana but you said it was more before you was caught with the 25 grams of marijuana

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Mar 10, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
What will end up happening is that they will send the marijuana to the crime lab for an accurate measurement, at which point they will likely issue an indictment reflecting the accurate amount.

Q: In reference to Ms code: 99-33-9, can a JusticeJudge legally deny a requested jury trial when facing several years?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Feb 28, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
It depends on what you were charged with. If you were charged with a felony, then the justice court can only hear preliminary matters, and not actually try the case.

Q: What are my options agianst a teacher for bullying my child an nothing being done about it

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Civil Rights for Mississippi on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
This is horrible! Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. That being said, because you are talking about a school, there are some very strict rules that you need to following order to preserve any claim.

Q: Can a preschool withhold a minor's school records to a noncustodial parent with joint legal custody Mississippi?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Mississippi on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
That's a negative. If you have joint legal custody, then you are entitled to know any information pertaining to your child.

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