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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi on
Q: If I was Employed by an Apartment Complex as a maintenance guy , the Owner told me over phone that I could move in can

Can they evict me after terminating me when they gave me an oral lease agreement I have direct deposits to show that I work for them the lights are in my name and I have mail

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: I got two tickets one last week and one this week but I’m a CDL holder will my cdl get suspended in Mississippi?

I was not in a commercial vehicle at the time

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: I pay child support through the Chancery Court but my daughters are 25 and 22 and live with me how can I get it stopped

And will the state repay me for the support I paid after my children turned 21

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Mississippi on
Q: Can a person be; Aressted for DUI, released on own recognizance for same, yet be told by Judge to plead on Public Intox.

I stated it fully. I was arrested for dui... but I was in my home with no knowledge. Had not been driving. No tests yada yada.

Can I be arrested on such a charge, released on said charge... be sent an attorney solicitation to represent me is said dui when didn’t occur?

When I got... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Foreclosure for Mississippi on
Q: Am I breaking the law by carrying my firearm on my own property? I was told I was brandishing and almost got arrested.

A mobile home repo company came onto my property to repo a mobile home belonging to someone else. I was not there, and they dragged my vehicle 75 ft in order to get through. No tow truck was called, and I was not asked permission to move my own vehicle. When I walked down with my 12 gauge (never... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence and Family Law for Mississippi on
Q: No matter the situation when filing child support will the woman always win if the man was abusive in the relationship?

The man was physically and mentally abusive. Will the woman win full custody for this reason no matter what.

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin answered on May 22, 2022

One of the factors that the court will take into consideration is whether violence has been perpetrated by either party during the relationship, especially if children were present at the time. Our case law and statutes are clear that the party who is found to have been violent during the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Mississippi on
Q: Intrapment maybe

So my house is broken to repetitively and I was assaulted repetitively by the same person I called while Caldwell called the law they started blowing me off they even approached my tiger one time and let him walk away after he put a gun to my head and check me they had no interest in arresting him... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Q: In MS, Indicted On Shooting Into A Dwelling. How Much Time & Is It Day For Day?

He Was Indicted & Waiting To Go To Court. I Read That You Could Get Up To 10 Years. Let's Just Say They Gave Him 3 Years. Would He Have To Serve The Time Day For Day Or Could He Possibly Get Out Earlier For Good Behavior?

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Mississippi on
Q: A sawmill refuses to pay me for a load of hardwood logs they already accepted, what should I do?

I took a load of hardwood logs into the sawmill on Tuesday, the main wood procurement manager was there and saw the logs. He gave me a number to spray paint onto the logs, which I did, then they unloaded the logs and gave me a weight ticket. Once they gave me the weight ticket they told me to come... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: If a custodial parent files papers for the non-custodial parent to sign over their parental rights on the grounds of

abandonment in the state of MS, and the non-custodial parent is willing to sign them, but the children aren’t being adopted by someone else, will the non-custodial parent still be required to pay child support after they have relinquished their legal rights?

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin answered on May 21, 2022

No. Once the parental relationship is terminated, all obligations cease. The exception is that if the non-custodial parent had accrued a child support arrearage prior to the termination and a contempt action was brought to recover those funds, the arrearage is still owed.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Mississippi on
Q: Can i get charged with poss of marijuana if i was riding with someone who had weed I console I'f they didn't get charged

They took me to jail but didn't charge her it was found in her car her console

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Mississippi on
Q: What is the US Civil Statute to be cited in a personal injury due a faulty elevator at a VA Hospital?

Due to the elevator falling and abruptly stopping between floors and when I was rescued out I had suffered damages to my leg and had three surgeries, with the last one being a total knee replacement

Andrew Charles Burrell
Andrew Charles Burrell answered on May 23, 2022

This would be a Federal Tort Acts claim and you have a 2 year statute in which to file a SF-95 form and prove your damages. Failure to file such form could result in your claim being lost and denied. You need to seek consultation with an attorney in your area to discuss your rights and claim for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Mississippi on
Q: My fiance had some land with a trailer on it he sold it to the neighbors they shorted him $1200 and is trying to

they are now wanting to take him to court but he passed away suddenly. What can I do if anything?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Mississippi on
Q: Grandmother has full custody of 8 week old baby. Both parents in prison. Grandmother wants to sign baby over to someone.

Grandmother is already taking care of 5 children & can’t take care of an infant. She wants to find a good family to give full custody to. Can she do this without parents signing anything also? G’mother is in Louisiana and new family would possibly be in MS

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin answered on May 21, 2022

Because the child is a resident of Louisiana, Louisiana statues would govern; therefore, you should contact an attorney licensed in that state.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: Am I entitled to pay arreages on child support in Ms if accumulated after child joined miltary full tiand left for basic

My son joined military in June 2021 and I went to dhs with his enlistment papers and orders after many months of gettin run around they now say I owe back time from then till now Am I responsible for this if he was full time in marines his entire time or was he automatically emancipated when... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Constitutional Law for Mississippi on
Q: What's the statute of limitations gor a defendant to raise a fatally defective indictment claim in a criminal case

The indictment at issue failed to include an essential element of Armed Robbery charge

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for Mississippi on
Q: How bad is it for a juvenile to be charged with Terroristic threats? Can I get the charge downgraded?

Juvenile sent text message to fellow student stating to kill members at school

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Constitutional Law for Mississippi on
Q: Is it possible under Mississippi Law for a single defendant to be convicted of conspiracy?

Three Defendant’s was charged with conspiracy to committ armed robbery and aggravated assault via multi-count indictment but only one defendant was convicted of conspiracy

Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon answered on May 19, 2022

Mississippi does recognize what is called a unilateral conspiracy; however, the prosecution has to be very particular about what they allege and how the facts lead to a conspiracy. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss the facts of the case and... Read more »

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