Mississippi Divorce Attorneys Helping Families Resolve Conflict

Providing personalized family law service for the people of Northwest Mississippi

Divorce is painful and can be a time of major changes in your life. If you have children, your divorce will have a lasting impact throughout their lives as well. We have the advantage of having helped countless clients work through similar challenges to the ones you are facing.

At Taylor Jones Taylor, no one will promise to make your divorce easy. What the firm can offer is a respected, experienced legal team that has been there, serving northwestern Mississippi families with integrity since 1964. Having the right family lawyer on your side can help lessen the stress you might feel

Mississippi divorce residency requirements

The residency requirements for filing a Bill of Complaint for divorce in Mississippi require that you and your spouse, or either of you, must have been a resident of the state for at least six months before filing. You must file the divorce in the county in which either you or your spouse resides.

What are the grounds for divorce in Mississippi?

The court grants divorce upon either fault based grounds or Irreconcilable Differences.

For a divorce based on fault grounds, the accusing party must prove that the defending party is guilty of the grounds they are accused of, which include:

  • Impotence
  • Adultery
  • Imprisonment
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Mental illness
  • Wife pregnant by another man

 

  • Desertion
  • Habitual cruel and inhumane treatment
  • Incest
  • Bigamy

 

 

Going through a divorce can be a challenging, and sometimes lonely, experience. At Taylor Jones Taylor, you will work with a lawyer who understands the difficulties involved in the process. The firm has helped countless clients navigate the divorce process and survive with their sanity and self-respect intact. The lawyers are there for you to help address the legal burden and stresses of issues such as spousal support and property division, so that you can focus on taking care of yourself and your family and preparing for a new chapter in your life. If your spouse proves contentious, however, the firm has the experience to fight aggressively for you in court.

We offer strong advocacy throughout the divorce process

Going through a divorce can be painful and challenging; choosing your lawyer should not be. Taylor Jones Taylor will help guide you through your divorce and toward a more positive future. To learn more about the firm’s experience and services, please call 662.253.5193, or fill out this contact form to schedule an appointment. The firm has been practicing in DeSoto County since 1964. How can we help your family today?