The penalty for cutting a lock off a water meter in Mississippi can vary based on the circumstances and the corresponding laws. Tampering with a water meter can lead to legal consequences, potentially resulting in fines, civil liabilities, or criminal charges, as it might be considered interference...View More
Using your niece's personal information without her consent to apply for a liquor license is typically illegal and raises significant concerns. To address this situation, steps should be taken, including documenting the incident, discussing concerns with the B&B owners, and reporting the...View More
This led to a diagnosis of Severe Aortic Stenosis, covered by compassionate allowance of disability. I was given about a year" give or take a few months" without two life- saving surgeries. My disability caseworker was notified immediately after diagnosis. 6 weeks later, I find she never... View More
I am sorry for your issues and the delay in answers, however it is not uncommon in the social security field for a reconsideration to remain pending for 8 to 10 weeks. You should have access to your file online that can advise you where the reconsideration stands. If that is denied, then you...View More
I received my patent for tax forfeited lands. I went to visit the property and was told by neighbors. People who were living there appeared a year ago with paperwork saying they owned the land. There is little information on what to do next. I was told by sec of state office, my patent is the only... View More
From the looks of it, you may need to consider getting law enforcement involved to effectively escort the people off of the land. Assuming that they have no legal interest in the property, then they are trespassing.
I am an Active duty soldier who is stationed at Fort Drum, NY. I was informed by family I have a notice to show up to court on Oct 18th for jury duty but I am in NY at the moment. Am I exempt, or is there a way I can be exempt?
You can waive your right to a preliminary hearing by informing the court that you are waiving it. That being said, you should only waive a preliminary hearing in very few circumstances, as you have every opportunity to see what all the prosecutor may have that led to the charges against you.
You would need to file a petition for a certificate of rehabilitation with the circuit court. Be aware, though, that petitioning the court is not a guarantee that the judge will issue a certificate. The court typically considers several factors, such as the nature of the underlying conviction, how...View More
Under the Mississippi statute, you are correct, in that MDOC should release you. You should probably consider getting with a criminal defense lawyer so that they can press the issue with MDOC and the judge to secure your release.
The not-straight-forward answer is that they shouldn't ever... BUT there are circumstances when a teacher or any other adult may be justified in physically restraining a student. A teacher is responsible for the welfare of all the student in their charge. If they used force to prevent an...View More
The judge did not even let me explain my side of the story. He automatically sided with the plaintiff without going over any evidence that I brought to court to present to him. I feel like I was discriminated against, but I have no idea why.
A starting point could be to contact an attorney in Mississippi for a brief consultation to review the decision and the grounds for appeal. As a general matter, keep in mind that the period in which to file appeals is generally short (in the order of days with many matters). Also keep in mind that...View More
If the property has debris, trash, nonrunning equipment and parts, old campers, broken vehicles, etc., can the Supervisors order the clean up of the property of place a fine or tax on the property owner. The property is outside city limits by about 3 miles.
Yes. The County Board of Supervisors may follow the statute to mandate that the property be cleaned at the owner's expense, and if the property is not cleaned, then the County can go in and clean the property and bill the owner.
You will need to consult an attorney. If I am understanding your question correctly, your brother was indicted and sentenced under a particular Mississippi statute, and is what is called an 83-habitual offender, meaning that he has particular felonies in his background which, when combined with his...View More
There is no maximum or minimum number of days that a guest (person) can stay in Mississippi to be considered a resident. Residency is defined by various Mississippi statutes for different purposes. For example, there are tax statutes that define residency requirements for tax purposes, election...View More
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.