There are three methods of getting a divorce in Mississippi: (1) the no-fault divorce, (2) the uncontested fault divorce, and (3) the contested (fault) divorce. In the no-fault (irreconcilable differences) divorce, the parties usually agree to all the terms of the divorce: first, to get a divorce, then custody of children (if any) which often […]
In the 1980’s Stuart M. Speiser wrote a book called Lawsuit which had a profound effect on me as a young lawyer. A member of Mr. Speiser’s law firm reviewed the book with the following: Like Shakespeare’s man, a lawsuit has seven ages, pleadings, pretrial procedures, pre-trial conferences, trial, post-trial procedures, final judgment, and appeal.’ […]
TRUST In the 1969 movie, True Grit, young heroine Mattie Ross confronts a horse trader by the name of Colonel Stonehill. When she protests that Col. Stonehill pay her for her father’s stolen horse, the following colloquy occurs: Col. Stonehill: Oh, well, that’s all very interesting. The ponies are yours, take them. Your father’s horse […]
Experienced motorcycle riders know they have to have situational awareness at all times, on all kinds of roads, in all kinds of weather. They also know that the average automobile or truck driver is their most dangerous foe on the road. Lack of attention, talking on their cell phone, violating traffic signals, even approaching a […]
In a small rural town in Northeast Misssissippi, Curtis worked at a service station. He was married with a small child. His job was mostly mounting tires on rims for a local trailer manufacturer. He had little education and worked hard for little pay, but he made enough for he and wife and child to […]
Check out the latest social content shared from the media coverage of last weekend’s House Bill 2 Victory celebration in Corinth, MS. Attorney David Butts was among the speakers present in the day’s festivities, covering gun legislation and Mississippi rights following the favorable Mississippi Supreme Court decision. Post by Firearm Freedom Day.
Post by David Butts Law Firm.