With rare exception, after 40 years of law practice, I have never seen a lawyer publicly disclose what he or she charges for various legal services. Until now … and I’m bringing the house.
Many clients are, at first, indecisive about whether they should get divorced on the ground of “IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES” or whether they should file a “FAULT” or what is more commonly known as a “CONTESTED DIVORCE.”
In Mississippi there are various means for the collection of child support. If the non-custodial parent becomes delinquent in payment of child support, the custodial parent may file a contempt action in the Chancery Court in which the divorce was granted or the Order for payment of child support may be filed for enforcement in […]
IT SEEMS TO BE INCREASINGLY COMMON for spouses (particularly the wife) to charge the husband with physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse of the children of the marriage once the “fur starts flying” (see previous post—Part 4). Of course, this could be true. Then, again it may not be and it is just a tactic to […]
“WHOA, LET’S BACK UP, HOSS….” From some old common wisdom gained (and forcibly impressed over the years): “The person you marry at 20 will not be the same person you’re married to at 30.” We all change over the years; scientists tell us that by replacement of cells, the body you have at 20 (and, […]
In the two previous posts I’ve covered the prenuptial agreement for the high asset couple (which can apply even to those of somewhat lesser means) and a common complaint heard from wives of successful men. (While I do prefer to represent the husband in a divorce, I did not mean my last post “The Skullery […]
If you live in Madison County, Mississippi (which, of course, includes the towns of Canton, Madison and Ridgeland) and are involved in a contested divorce, it may be of interest to you just who the Judges are that may be deciding your case, and their staffs. Here they are (11th Chancery District): Judge Janace Harvey Goree […]
It is frequently heard in the high-asset divorce that the wife is merely the “scullery maid” of the husband. Just what is a “scullery maid?—the term used so often by the disenchanted wife? Well, a “scullery maid” is: In great houses, scullery maids were the lowest-ranked and often the youngest of the female servants and […]