The adoption process can be quite overwhelming. It’s hard to get answers to even basic questions like, “how long will this take?” Here, I’ll tackle this question. 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 […]
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 […]