Divorce in Mississippi
Approximately 50% of marriages end in divorce in the United States. Divorce is a sad and emotional process for all involved. Each spouse should have a lawyer, so their rights are upheld, and their best interests are represented
How is property divided in a divorce?
Mississippi is an equitable distribution state. When a couple gets divorced, their jointly-held property is divided in a manner deemed “fair” given the specific circumstances of the case.
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How is child support determined?
In Mississippi, parents have a legal duty to provide support to their kids. A non-custodial parent may need to pay child support.
At Mississippi Family Lawyer, I handle the full spectrum of child support cases.
What is a no-fault divorce?
A no-fault divorce is when a couple agrees to the divorce and to the settlement of child custody and support, alimony, and property division.
What is a fault-based Divorce?
There are 13 grounds for Fault – Based divorce. Adultery, Desertion, Perpetual Drug or Alcohol Abuse are just 3 examples of Fault–Based divorce.
What happens if the wife is pregnant when divorce is filed?
If the wife is pregnant when the divorce is filed, the court usually postpones the case until the child is born so they can address child support issues.