Learn more about the adoption process in Mississippi.
Search high and low, and we bet you won’t find attorneys posting their adoption fees online. Here, we’ll do just that. We believe in transparency with our fees, and today we’ll share with you what we typically charge for adoptions. First things first, the fee will depend on the type of adoption matter. There are […]
If you have lost a loved one, you may be looking into how to probate the estate. You may have more questions than answers. The process can be overwhelming. If you have looked around online, we bet you find it nearly impossible to figure out what an attorney in Mississippi will charge to probate an […]
Learn about getting or updating your will in Mississippi.
By John S. Grant IV on July 3, 2023 Our firm handles lots of appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Often, people with an appeal matter do not realize that their case can still be settled while it is on appeal. That is, in many cases, the parties can still come […]
The length of time will generally depend on 3 factors. First, is the adoption contested or uncontested? Second, is the adopting party a stepparent or relative of the child, or a non-relative? Third, is the adoption a private adoption or a foster-care adoption? On the first issue, uncontested adoptions are much quicker than contested ones. […]
In Mississippi, many cases that don’t settle before trial are decided by our trial judges. That is, quite often, the judge may decided to dismiss the case without holding a trial. The trial court may have granted “summary judgment,” which serves as a dismissal of the case. If your case was to be tried by a jury, then a summary judgment removes the case from the jury’s consideration.
If you have been convicted of a crime, you might be able to overturn the conviction by appealing. Or, you might be a concerned friend or family member who knows someone wrongfully convicted or sentenced. Either way, we can help with an appeal. What are the deadlines to appeal a criminal conviction? If you are […]