Such a change would probably require a Mississippi Chancery Court order requiring the Miss. Department of Vital Records to change a Mississippi birth certificate. To make corrections or to make changes to a birth or death record, contact the Miss. Department of Vital Records Corrections Department...View More
An irreconcilable differences divorce pleading has to be on file for 60 days. If a fault based pleading is amended to irreconcilable differences it will relate back to the date of filing of the original complaint for divorce for purposes of satisfying the 60-days requirement.
In Lassiter, the Supreme Court found that the parent was not entitled to the appointment of counsel because the case did not involve 1) " allegations of neglect or abuse upon which criminal charges could be based; " 2) expert witness testimony; or 3) " specially troublesome points of...View More
Miss. Constitution prohibits debtors prison, but breaching a condition of probation is not the same thing. Nevertheless, the Court may waive, suspend, or otherwise modify the condition, if it is persuaded that the breach was beyond the parolee's control.
It depends on the terms and conditions of the Last Will and Testament or the Trust, or whatever instrument was used for the inheritance. If it is silent about who controls the money, the estate executor has a duty to transfer the inheritance to the child's guardian. If there is has been no...View More
One is not supposed to be charged with a crime but upon probable cause that a crime has been committed and that the person committed it. The charge depends upon a grand jury or a judge being persuaded that there is probable cause before the person has to defend himself in court.
Attorneys draft divorce petitions, agreements, and judgments. There are no official forms. There are also website such as legal zoom that help but they may not be able to identify your needs. Lastly, there is software you can buy. However, the best course would be to obtain help from an attorney...View More
Habeas corpus relief under 2255 may be available if you can prove you were denied your Constitutional rights. However, pressure is not the same as coercion, and you will have great difficulty contradicting your assurances to the court when it asked you about your plea agreement.
If he is not cooperative, you will need to ask the court that ordered him to pay you the refund to hold him in contempt. If you have a judgment that has been enrolled in county or circuit court, you can obtain a writ of garnishment for the judgment and have it served on the bank where he has...View More
An indictment is a writing that is the result of a grand jury's decision to charge somebody with a felony. A subpoena is a court order to appear in court as a witness. What you are probably talking about is an arrest warrant. It is a command to law enforcement to take somebody into custody...View More
If you were an invitee, the property owner or operator may be responsible for injury that should have been foreseeable due to his or her negligence. The objective is to may you whole, and that would include damages for past and future reasonably foreseeable medical expenses, pain and suffering,...View More
Accurint has a nice search engine for such things. Also, Lexis Nexis has something. You can contact the records departments of the different law enforcement authorities where you suspect the person had confrontations.
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