May 7, 2019

Mississippi Considers a 13th Ground for Divorce

By |May 7, 2019|Divorce|

A bill before the Mississippi Senate would authorize a 13th ground for divorce based on “Willful and continued separation without cohabitation, with the intent not to return or resume or otherwise continue the marital relationship, for not less than three (3) years. Either party may have a divorce based on this cause.” Essentially, this ground [...]

Oct 24, 2018

Six Reasons Couples Get Divorced

By |Oct 24, 2018|Divorce|

Of course nobody goes into a marriage planning on getting divorced one day. Couples enter into a marriage with only the best of intentions for a long, happy relationship and “til death do us part.” A strong marriage takes work, but if you've done everything you can, it may be time to think about divorce. [...]

Apr 24, 2018

How Divorce Mediation Helps You Resolve Conflicts More Effectively

By |Apr 24, 2018|Divorce|

First, let us clear up a common misunderstanding: not all conflict is necessarily bad. All “conflict” means is “disagreement,” and disagreements are not inherently unhealthy. In fact, a couple who never disagrees about anything could be exhibiting more signs of an unhealthy relationship that the couple who has different viewpoints. Conflict is a regular part [...]

Jan 3, 2018

How Do Prenuptial Agreements Work?

By |Jan 3, 2018|Divorce|

When you are considering your future and planning for marriage, the possibility of a prenuptial agreement is often one of the most important decisions you and your future spouse will make. Prenuptial agreements assist soon-to-be-married couples with the terms they will abide by should they choose to divorce. In Mississippi, you can also create “post-nuptial” [...]

Jun 13, 2015

Solomon’s Dilemma; Understanding How Property is Divided in Mississippi When a Couple Divorces

By |Jun 13, 2015|Divorce|

When King Solomon suggested splitting a baby in two to discover who the true mother was, he was in a far better position than the Mississippi Chancery Court; after all, in Solomon’s case there was only one true mother. But when a couple divorces, both people have equal claim to the things they made, collected [...]

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