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Q: My 29 daughter just died and was buried without an autopsy being performed how do I go about having her body exhumed

Recent information has come to my knowledge concerning her death I was told by several people that she was killed by a man and he got it left out of state so I need to see about what it takes to get the body exhumed and autopsy performed so I can see the cause of death they said it was cuz she... View More

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Q: I've been charged and locked up fr murder since August 2022. How long before it should be dismissed?

I have an alibi. There's no physical evidence or eye witnesses. I was never there or involved in the crime nor do I know who was

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Q: Is child enticement 5 yrs mandatory n MS if not said at sentencing! Y others get 2 yrs wit same charge n other counties?

If you’re sentenced to 5 years plus 5 years PRS for child entitlement in MS as a first time offender with no prior convictions due to an undercover officer posing as a child. Is the 5 years mandatory if not stated at sentencing? And why do others with the same charge have a lesser sentence like... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Criminal Law and Family Law for Mississippi on
Q: My wife took our 1 yr old son to PA from MS because I wanted a divorce what would happen if I went and took him back

Mississippi residents I know there's no issue with a parent taking the child out of state without permission if there is no custody order so does that mean I can also bring him home from Pennsylvania since my wife and son are still Mississippi residents and we're still married she refuses... View More

William R. Wright
William R. Wright
answered on Nov 24, 2023

You are correct. Since there is no order in place, either parent may take the child wherever he or she wants. However, it is a bad idea for you to go to Pennsylvania and take the child back to Mississippi against your wife's will. There very well could be a physical confrontation that could... View More

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Q: Can two peoples name be on one indictment?
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Q: If syringes were found in car that wasn't in my name I was taken to jail for window tinted to dark and no insurance what

What will happen in court. Should I plea guilty or not guilty

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Q: I don't have the support I need because once you look into this case you'll see everyone against me

I was done wrong simply because I found out the child wasn't mine now I'm having to deal with the courts

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Q: And she comes back without child and says I bet you go to jail this time and then I get arrested in Hattiesburg Mississi

Due to me finding out that the child I raised and named after me wasn't mine they have me wrongfully arrested and facing felony charges

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Q: What if someone I was dating was Fbi or fpi and they took a child I had custody over and raised for 8 years to meet anot

Another man in Jackson Mississippi and that man came back threw it in my face which revealed to me she didn't go to Texas but Jackson

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Q: If I was wrongfully arrested on a simple drug possession charge when no drugs were on me at all but I made bond and saw

How it was done is there a way I could talk to the DA on this before tried in court because it's bigger than what's going on

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Q: what course of action to i take if i belive people in my community are attempting have me falsely convicted of a crime

handing me things to touch then retriving them twice brought a coca cola by my emploer and asked to drink it a very staged occurance second time by a aqquantaince where i work for whom did the same thing out of respect and to not be rude i drank when i would never purchse coca cola ever on my own... View More

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Q: What is Mississippi charges for sales of not more than 10 grams but not les than 2 grams for counterfeit sales of meth
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answered on Nov 9, 2023

In Mississippi, the sale of a counterfeit controlled substance, including a substance represented to be methamphetamine, can lead to criminal charges. If the amount involved is between 2 grams and less than 10 grams, it is considered a felony.

The specific charges and potential penalties...
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Q: If a person receives the 5 year sentence for failure to register but not made mandatory by Judge, have to serve all 5?

The Judge did not order mandatory and prosecutor did not request it to be 5 year mandatory in Mississippi. So is the person not eligible under law for good time,

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answered on Oct 11, 2023

In Mississippi, if a judge does not specify that a sentence is to be served as "mandatory" or without the possibility of parole or early release, then the sentenced individual may be eligible for parole or other sentence reductions based on good behavior or other factors. "Good... View More

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Q: I got a ticket for indecent exposure I was in my vehicle in a dark parking lot in the processes of pulling my pants up
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answered on Nov 9, 2023

If you have received a ticket for indecent exposure, it's important to review the specific circumstances and the law under which you were charged. Indecent exposure generally requires an intentional act of exposing oneself to another person in a public place. If the exposure was accidental or... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and International Law for Mississippi on
Q: Q: Do I have to declare my two contempt of court charges if it was expunged on a Student Visa for Australia?

My two Contempt of Court charges were because I forgot to pay my traffic tickets and show up to court. But I got all of them expunged 3 years ago

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

When applying for an Australian student visa, you're typically asked about any criminal convictions, and this includes charges and their outcomes. While your contempt of court charges were expunged, some jurisdictions may still view them as part of your record. The general practice is to be... View More

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Q: How long does prosecution have to indict on Aggravated assault
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answered on Sep 22, 2023

In Mississippi, the statute of limitations for aggravated assault is generally two years from the date of the alleged offense. This means that the prosecution has two years to file charges against the accused. However, there can be exceptions or conditions that could extend or modify this period.... View More

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Q: How to get sheriff dept to do thier job?

My friend passed away in her boyfriends front yard he didnt call 911 when she was found he was just sitting on the porch until he realized someone was there then he started pretending to ned help. she had been dead several hours at this point. on the porch where e was her purse was dumped out her... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 4, 2023

Under the circumstances you describe, you should assume you are a suspect and should retain a competent and experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. You should also assume police will not give you all the information they have and that they may lie to you to gauge your reactions... View More

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Q: what is the penalty possession of a firearm while legally in postion of controlled substance in mississippi?
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answered on Aug 15, 2023

In Mississippi, the possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance is a serious offense. This offense is often referred to as "possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony" or a similar term, and it is usually treated as a separate offense from the... View More

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Q: how can i get my car back the law seized on a warrent?
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answered on Aug 14, 2023

If your car was seized by law enforcement under a warrant, the first step you should take is to contact the law enforcement agency that seized your car to inquire about the process for reclaiming it. They will provide you with information about the necessary steps, documents, and fees that you need... View More

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