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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation and Libel & Slander for Mississippi on
Q: Do I have any legal remedy available to me for a school principal who unjustly reports us to DHS

Three weeks ago the principal contacted DHS citing child neglect and that our kids were stayin by themselves after school. This is not true and our kids have a superior academic record at school. When I asked her did she know that there was no MS statue she said she didnt consider the legal... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can a state agency dock an exempt salaried employee for not working an 8 hour day?

I am a teacher. My school district is docking exempt salaried pay by the minute. Yesterday I worked 7:57 and I was told to put in personal leave for those 3 minutes. If you run out of sick/personal days, they begin docking pay. Last year I had nearly $1000 docked for the year. It doesn’t matter... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Mississippi on
Q: Me and my mother are trying to transfer her property to my name

We were told we needed to speak with an attorney to get a quit claim deed finalized because all they do is record it and it doesnt make it legal.

Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Sep 21, 2023

Hire a MS attorney to search the title and draft the Deed. Your Mother needs to decide exactly what she wants to do, which may involve a life estate for her, etc. Do not do this yourself.

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Mississippi on
Q: My friend went to prison and left his truck for me this other so called friend took the truck now claims it's his.

I have letters from my friend he wants me have truck how do I get it back

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi on
Q: Cable and internet provided by my landlord included in rent now taking away but rent is the same ??mississippi

I rent an apartment in Mississippi for 18 years. The Internet and cable have included in the rent. The new landlords say they are not gonna do that but the rent is the same. Is that legal shouldn’t something come off the rent.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Family Law and Child Custody for Mississippi on
Q: I have printed the complaint form for professional misconduct but should I submit this without representation now?

I need to file against the attorney and her firm. She was fired, no one informed me. She appeared to court hearings without informing me but instead told me that I did not have to appear since I am in another state and the other party was not doing what the judge wanted. Her law firm took over... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 19, 2023

To file a complaint against a lawyer for professional misconduct in Mississippi, see this website:... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: I have abscond from probation what happens now

One probation officer was more laid back than rest I have no transportation or way to report or pay fee my old probation officer was understanding and worked with me one now isn't so laud back n has said I abscond so need advice

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights for Mississippi on
Q: I was incarcerated for 11 months with no attorney. Is this not a violation of my 6 amendment rights

I also had a capias from 2017 where I couldn't bond out. I didn't get a public defender until 1 day before my court date. I was pretty much forced to plead out to a charge I know I could have beaten from 2017 so I could get out

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Mississippi on
Q: Can a mother or grandmother press charges against someone if their not the victim?

The grandmother works for a bail bondsman that is affiliated with the jail house and the judges and is keen to a police officer that works there. The victim never did press any charges. And is a grown person. So the person is wondering how to drop the charges and they did't press any charges.

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Mississippi on
Q: Who is legally allowed to pronounce death in Mississippi?

The patient was on a psychiatric unit in a long-term acute care hospital. If possible, reference the statute number.

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: Can i get my ticket dismissed if it contains the wrong year, make, and model vehicle information?

I think the officer may have radar the wrong vehicle and pulled me over instead. He clocked in a 2023 Ford Ranger going at 83 mph and I drive a 1997 Nissan pickup truck going 70.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi on
Q: I have a question about possible eviction from a privately owned mobile home located in a mobile home park in Biloxi, MS

I have been living with my boyfriend for 5 years and my daughter and 1 year old granddaughter has been living with us for appr 8 months. His elderly parents also reside here. My boyfriend owns his mobile home and the manager of the park it is located in (he has been here since 2010 with no... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can I sue hospital for punitive damages if mother violated hipaa as an employee?

I was in the ER as a patient. My mother took me tha day because i was hurting too bad to drive myself. She was scheduled to work that day, however she was there off and on throughout the day with me as well as her work. I was not asked if my lab results could be explained in front of anyone else... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Mississippi on
Q: We are divorcing after 3 years in Mississippi and he is threatening alimony and child support for my stepdaughter.

I have been looking through law textbooks and have found no grounds for child support being that while I love my stepdaughter I am not her biological mother and have not adopted her. Also I was under the belief from prior family experience that alimony in Mississippi is only after 10 years. I work... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Estate Planning for Mississippi on
Q: On a life estate does the remainderman have to be named on the life tenants homeowners policy.
Anthony M. Avery
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answered on Sep 11, 2023

Policyholder and insurance carrier can contract either way. But the remainderman is the one potentially loosing the house itself. Life tenants lose use and probably personal property. Usually life tenants pay for policy which insures both estate holders.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Mississippi on
Q: How to purchase a home recently acquired by "The State of MS" according to county tax records.

I have not seen the house announced in the paper for auction, nor is it posted anywhere. It was turned over to the state within the last two months or less. Is there an alternate route to taking ownership?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Sep 14, 2023

To purchase a property recently acquired by the State of Mississippi for delinquent taxes, you typically need to wait for the property to go through the tax sale or auction process. If it hasn't been advertised or posted yet, it's advisable to monitor announcements and notices from the... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: Hi so in Mississippi if you pledge to probation in one county and never got out to serve it went straight to another

County for a hold on old charges are you considered a convicted felon

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