Mississippi Questions & Answers

Q: How can I get my grandkids back who are in my custody after the father has taken them to another town

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You need to find an attorney to file a contempt action and request an emergency hearing.

Q: We need a lawyer for a capital murder case in Corinth Ms and we just simply can’t afford one??

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
Unfortunately, given the nature of capital murder cases, you may be hard-pressed to find an attorney for less than $50,000.00-$100,000.00, depending on the complexity of the case. The reason for that being that under the defense of capital murder guidelines, the attorney most gather a capital defense team that includes a psychologist, mitigation specialist, and an investigator. Employing each one of those persons means extra money on top of the amount for the attorney, so that overall dollar...

Q: Any suggestions on a criminal attorney that would offer payments like 1000 down

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking their name. Some attorneys and firms, mine included, are willing to work with people on payments plans for services; however, the overall amount will always depend on the type and facts of the underlying case.

Q: Possible to get a modification on court ordered child support obligations while owing/currently paying back owed.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You should get with a family law attorney to seek a modification of his CS since one child is 21, and based on any change of his income.

Q: What is the first step to take when when my ex spouse failed to abide by property settlement agreement in final papers?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You should probably send a certified letter, and then if he does not cooperate, talk to an attorney about initiating a contempt action against your ex.

Q: How can I get my ex to contest his paternity in Mississippi? This is not his child.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
The natural father would be the proper party to try and establish custody, especially if there is proof that he is the father, such as through a DNA test.

Q: What are my options I got my third domestic

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
It really depends on the circumstances. I would highly recommend that you contact a criminal defense attorney to discuss further, especially concerning the facts and circumstances, so that you can be advised accordingly.

Q: Is there any way to have a felony expunged? The person hasn’t been in trouble & is trying to get Real Estate license.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
It really depends on a few factors, such as the person's age at the time of the crime, as well as what the actual crime was. Even though, if the record cannot be expunged, there are other methods to at least lessen the blow of a potential employer seeing it on a person's record. His best bet will be to consult with another attorney to at least see what his options are.

Q: I was pulling out onto the hey I’m the right lane and as I pulled out my bumper got hit. She clipped my bumper. She was

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Assuming you aren't injured, take the position it's on her. If cited plead not guilty. Even if she had a blinker on or off, the real problem here is that you apparently were pulling onto the highway from an exit (not clear from the above), and if you were any traffic on the highway tends to be given the right of way, which is probably why the cop tagged you. Nonetheless, it sounds like she was changing to the right lane from the middle, so you have a good argument to make she should have seen...

Q: Is it legal for a married woman to live with another man other than her husband

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
Is it legal? Yes. Is it advisable? Certainly not, especially if the parties are contemplating a divorce.

Q: 17 yrs. my NB baby lives 12 hrs. A lot of Trauma took place. Would I have any case to stand on at this time.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
I would highly recommend that you reach out to a personal injury/medical malpractice as soon as you are able, as there is a time element involved in this. Whether or not you have a case depends on several factors. Regardless, feel free to reach out to any attorney on this forum by clicking the attorney's name.

Q: Is there a statue of limitation to re-indicted someone to habitual offender, if they're still incarcerated on the origin

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Education Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
No. If they are charged with a subsequent offense, then the State has ultimate discretion to charge them as habitual, whether as an 81- or an 83-habitual.

Q: Is there a leash law in Mississippi?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
There is not a blanket leash law in Mississippi; rather, it varies from city to city via local ordinance.

Q: what kind a divorce can i get if wife wont sign divorce papers and we have been separated for 19 years

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
You can sue her for divorce under a fault-based ground, such as abandonment/desertion of the marriage.

Q: Is the statue of limitations on debt collection 3 years after receipt of last payment of from the moment of charge off?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
3 years from the date of the initial charge; otherwise, it is considered an open account, at which point it tends to switch to the date of the last request for payment.

Q: When consent is given to search home, how can hindering prosecution be charged?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
Hindering prosecution is a charge that comes up if there has been some sort of deception used against law enforcement during the course of an investigation.

Q: Can I apply for adjustment of status with I-485 if I am currently out-of-status?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
Osarumwense Iyamu's answer
The general rule is that persons applying for adjustment of status in the United States must maintain their immigration status at the time of filing such application. However, there are exceptions to this rule. This means there are situations where non-US citizens are eligible to file for adjustment of status despite the fact that they are out of status. Spouses of United States citizen fall within the exception. If you're trying to file this application on your own without understanding the...

Q: Have a loan through republic finance, hardship, unable to make payments, afraid of what they can do to me.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
Randall R. Saxton's answer
You should meet with a local bankruptcy attorney for a free consultation to discuss your options. There is no “minimum” amount of debt required to file.

Q: how can I find a case number of a person suing another.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Mississippi on
Answered on Oct 2, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
If he files a case it would in all likelihood be in the County court for the county where the grainmill is located. Go to the clerk's office and they can look it up.

Q: What consequences are their for slander

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Mississippi on
Answered on Sep 30, 2018
Arthur Calderon's answer
The typical consequence is some form of monetary damages; however, the amount for recovery is dependent on several factors, such as the damage to reputation, how many times the slander occurred, etc.

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