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1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Mississippi on
Q: i just need the ms code that says how much storage can be charged on vehicle
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 16, 2021

§ 85-7-251 - Sale of motor vehicle for towing and storage cost. Property owner "shall be liable for the reasonable price of towing and storage of such vehicle; and the towing company to whom the price of such labor and storage costs may be due shall have the right to retain possession of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can I apply for medical financial aid through hospital if they already filed a judgement against me for it?
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 16, 2021

It depends on the hospital, reach out to them and ask.

1 Answer | Asked in Entertainment / Sports and Gaming for Mississippi on
Q: Can I place a sports bet at a casino in Mississippi for a friend?

My friend isn’t able to travel to Mississippi so I was going to place a sports bet for him. Is that okay?

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 16, 2021

No. Also, the casino will not allow you to place a sports wager using another persons name.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: In the state of Mississippi does a police officer have to have proof of speed with radar to issue a speeding ticket?
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 16, 2021

Yes, there are other ways for an officer to determine your speed.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: Doesn't a felony charge on a traffic stop normally mean that the traffic violations get thrown out in Mississippi?
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 16, 2021

No, however it could depending on whether the prosecution offers a plea.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Education Law for Mississippi on
Q: I moved and am now 43 miles from my school, I was told that I cannot break my teaching contract

I'm in Mississippi

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 11, 2021

Possibly, however it depends on the contract. I would need more information regarding the language in the contract.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Mississippi on
Q: I pressed charges on husband: Domestic violence/aggrivated assault. I was not aware of the no contact law that follows

I was not informed of this order until his mom told me. He was released from jail 3 days after he went to jail. I kept calling the jail he was in, trying to see when his court date was going to be and got the run around. Im his wife, so why am I in the dark? His mom attended and didn’t even tell... Read more »

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 8, 2021

You should contact the court that the case is pending in and speak with them since you are the victim.

2 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Florida on
Q: I have been dog sitting for someone who bought the dog from me but I have been watching the dog for 6 months now.

Can I sell the dog and not give the person the money cause I had the dog for 6 months now and they can't take care of the dog.

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 6, 2021

No.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can spouse get authority of business if husband is convicted of a felony?

LLC business where spouses have 50/50 ownership. Husband is later convicted of a felony. Can Husband sign over ownership a d authority?

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 6, 2021

It depends on the type of felony and whether you are trying to “hide” your assets. Need more detail, there are many factors are involved.

1 Answer | Asked in Municipal Law for Mississippi on
Q: Am I allowed to have a copy of my whole case file from the Municipal Court/Natchez, MS,

The current incident report does not reflect the statements made by arresting officer read to me on the day of arraignment.

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 6, 2021

Yes you are entitled to know what is in your file for the most part. However they may require you to file a formal discovery request.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: If a cop got my year model wrong for my truck on my speeding ticket will it be thrown out?
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 5, 2021

It likely will not be dismissed. The prosecutor will likely try to file a motion to amend the ticket to reflect the correct information.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: Is white underglow illegal in the state of Mississippi? And should the ticket be $219?
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 5, 2021

Yes, please see below.

§ 63-7-23 – Color of lighting devices

(2) Auxiliary white lights mounted on or near the rear of a motor vehicle, or visible from the rear of the vehicle, shall not be prohibited under the provisions of this section if (a) the vehicle’s gross weight is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi on
Q: I have a judgment against my ex landlord , can I file a lien on her property

I went to court against my ex landlord and was granted a judgement against her . I have filed a abstract of judgement in justice court . I want to file a lien on her property can this be done

Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Nov 5, 2021

You can file the Judgment in Circuit Court.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Civil Litigation for Mississippi on
Q: My son has someone else’s car parked on my property and I want it removed. Am I within my right to have it towed?
Hiten H Patel
Hiten H Patel answered on Sep 23, 2021

Yes. If you did not give permission to the owner to allow them to park the vehicle on property that you own.

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