Category: Divorce

Divorce 101

There are two basic ways to obtain a divorce in Mississippi. The first way is by agreement of the parties. This type of divorce is based upon “irreconcilable differences” between the parties and is...

Division of Property 101

One of the most common questions divorce lawyers get is, “Does it make any difference whose name the property is titled in?” For the most part, the answer is, “No, it does not make...

The First Appointment

What to bring to the First Appointment In the first appointment, the attorney attempts to assess the following things: What are the reasons for the divorce? Whether there is provable fault by either party What...

Financial Statements Are Required in ALL Divorce Cases

Uniform Chancery Court Rule 8.05 requires detailed, written, financial disclosure in all domestic cases involving financial matters. The form requires each party to show their address, their income and deduction, their monthly expenses, their...

Fault Grounds for Divorce

A suit on grounds is an option if you have proof of such grounds. Below are the most commonly used grounds for divorce in Mississippi. Adultery Adultery means voluntary sexual intercourse on the part...

Should I Hire a Private Detective?

Many people ask if they should hire a private detective. My standard answer is that it is always good to hire a detective if you have the resources. Detectives are not particularly expensive in...