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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: I’m a military spouse. I have full sole custody of my 10-year-old son. I currently live in Italy until 2024.

I have custody papers I would like to know if they are still good even though i moved to another country. His dad has visitation and also signed for him to have a visa to live in Italy. He gets him during summer time June-August. He shares visitation with my parents who live in the same state as... Read more »

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Q: Can my husbands ex wife serve me his child support modification documents?
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
answered on Sep 28, 2022

The requirements for a process server are: 1. 18 years or older, 2. not convicted of a felony, 3. not a party to the lawsuit. So, the answer is yes, if the ex-wife meets these requirements.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: How do I lodge a formal complaint against MDOC ?
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Q: If an offenders parole is violated , and the offender has never failed a UA or missed an appointment can the agent

Take all of the offenders good time? This offender has now lost a $20 hour job.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi on
Q: Can homeowner expose himself in home? I local law enforcement would be called. He then served my papers .

Homeowner lives in addition to main home. I am not charged any rent, I pay utilities. I have lived in home 10 1/2 years. I have paid for all repairs and renovation. Homeowner started exposing himself to minor children and other adults both inside and outside of home. When I explained he could not... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Mississippi on
Q: Do I have to continue to carry health insurance on my child at 19 and has moved out and have no address or contact.

Trying to file insurance claims etc. is very difficult to process with limited information and the mother is supposed to split cost and have no address or contact. Child was living with me and left my residence 7 months ago. Have had no contact since leaving. I was not paying or receiving child... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Mississippi on
Q: Do I have to continue to carry health insurance on my child at 19 and has moved out and have no address or contact.

Trying to file insurance claims etc. is very difficult to process with limited information and the mother is supposed to split cost and have no address or contact. Child was living with me and left my residence 7 months ago. Have had no contact since leaving. I was not paying or receiving child... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Mississippi on
Q: Is on my Movie Ranch stealing dirt and destroying my vegetation and 300 year old trees

My neighbor is building a road through my motion picture movie ranch and stealing my dirt and destroying my property and 300 year old trees and vegetation and making it impossible to use a portion of my property and I’m losing revenue because this is a motion picture movie ranch and I can’t... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Mississippi on
Q: Under what conditions can a laid off employee's unemployment insurance be contested?

I work for a public university; I'm being laid off and my position eliminated. A more senior position is being created, but I wasn't asked to apply for it due to what I believe is my supervisor's personal animosity. If I file a complaint against her with HR, can the university... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: How long do they have to indict you in the state of Mississippi if you are still being held with no bond
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Sep 25, 2022

Typically, once the State arrests someone, there is no set amount of time before they can present the case for indictment; however, the more time that goes by, the greater the likelihood of there being an argument that the case should be dismissed due to lack of a speedy trial, particularly if... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for Mississippi on
Q: I have a business idea, but I want to make sure it can be done legally. What type of lawyer can I ask about this?

My business idea is related to food service, and I know there’s lots of laws governing that. So I wanted to consult with a lawyer to determine what I need to do to ensure I’m following the law as I establish this business.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can the courts request your record from the student High School?

Well my son has court coming up regarding him and his friends kicking the the door to an abandoned house. I was wondering if the court can pull the students school record. He has a little wrap sheet with the school that isn't very good.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Mississippi on
Q: Does adultery have any persuasion in a divorce in Mississippi

A married female friend was caught having an affair. Does that mean she is entitled to nothing in a divorce?

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
answered on Sep 23, 2022

No, it does not mean that she is entitled to nothing. The court can grant the divorce to the husband on the ground of adultery. The court will then move to apportioning the property, awarding custody, and setting support in accordance with the prevailing case law. That is not to say that the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Foreclosure, Real Estate Law and Contracts for Mississippi on
Q: Can mortgage lender at the beginning of my loan modification probationary period misinforming of the payment amount

My mortgage lender Freedom Mortgage approved us for a loan modification at the end of July we signed our loan modification paperwork on August 10, 2020 to seven days before our house was to be sold the sale date was on like the 21st so maybe 10 days moving forward they sent us the paperwork stating... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Education Law for Mississippi on
Q: We have homeschooled for 2 years and want back to public school, why won't the district accept our transcript?

We live in the state of Mississippi. We have been homeschooling the past two years due to Covid. My daughter is now 14 and wants to complete her high school years in public school I have been trying to get my children enrolled in school for weeks now but the district will not accept her homeschool... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: In Mississippi. how long does the state have to indict on felony Fleeing? I was arrested Dec 2020. 50k bond. No hearing
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Sep 25, 2022

Typically, once the State arrests someone, there is no set amount of time before they can present the case for indictment; however, the more time that goes by, the greater the likelihood of there being an argument that the case should be dismissed due to lack of a speedy trial, particularly if... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Mississippi on
Q: Can I still get a job if I didn’t have an arrest expunged off my record? I do not have the money to get it expunged.

I was never formally charged after being arrested for false pretense when an employer accused me of stealing less than $60 in tips from their business. I missed my court date because I was never served papers, and when I did go to court the employer did not show up and the case was dropped. I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Education Law for Mississippi on
Q: A school district in MS refuses our homeschool transcripts because we took the same classes for $25 and not $300

We live in the state of Mississippi. We have been homeschooling the past two years due to Covid. My daughter is now 14 and wants to complete her high school years in public school I have been trying to get my children enrolled in school for weeks now but the district will not accept her homeschool... Read more »

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