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Change No-Fault Divorce Law?

Mississippi State Representative Joseph Warren recently introduced House Bill 692.  The Bill seeks to allow irreconcilable differences divorce, commonly called no-fault divorce, after 5 years even if one party doesn’t agree. Under current law, to obtain a “no fault”

Insurance Law From A to Z Series – Bad Faith

It’s time for the next installment of Holcomb Dunbar law series “Insurance Law from A to Z.”  This was put together by our litigation group who practice in the insurance law arena.  Of course, if you have questions about these or any other topics please do not hesitate to contact us.

Holcomb Dunbar Attorney Brad Best Named “Civil Trial Attorney of the Year” in Mississippi

Holcomb, Dunbar, Watts, Best, Masters & Golmon, P.A. is pleased to announce that Brad Best was chosen as the winner of the 2014 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award: “Civil Trial Attorney of the Year in Mississippi.”  Mr. Best will appear in the 2014 Global Awards Magazine produce

Seven Years to Collect Judgment is Too Long

By:  Bradley T. Golmon We all know that if you have a problem, you should do something about it soon, not seven years from now.  The Mississippi Supreme Court recently emphasized that basic proposition in a judgment and garnishment situation.  In Johnson v. Parker Tractor the plaintif

What is the Effect of Signing a Liability Release?

By:  Bradley T. Golmon Recently, the Mississippi Supreme Court held that releases signed prior to an activity may not protect the entity that runs the activity as much as some would like.  They held this in a case called Ghane v. Self-Defense Shooting.   I sign a similar release every

Insurance Law from A to Z Series – Automobile Guest

It’s time for the next installment of Holcomb Dunbar law series “Insurance Law from A to Z.”  This was put together by our litigation group  who practice in the insurance law arena.  Of course, if you have questions about these or any other topics please do not hesitate to contact us.

Insurance Law From A to Z Series – Animals

Animals This week, Holcomb Dunbar is starting a new series “Insurance Law from A to Z.”  This was put together by our litigation group who practice in the insurance law arena.  Of course, if you have questions about these or any other topics please do not hesitate to contact us. This

Report From Counsel Winter 2013/2014

Holcomb Dunbar’s Report From Counsel, Winter 2013/2014. Click Here      

Do Police Need a Warrant to Search the Cellphones of those Arrested?

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide a case determining if the police must first obtain a warrent to search cellphone records.  Here’s the Associated Press article:   by The Associated Press January 17, 2014 3:20 PM WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide

Who has the Burden of Proof on An Insurance Policy Exclusion

Interesting new Mississippi Supreme Court case regarding homeowners insurance and the proof required to get to trial.  Hoover v. USAA.  The majority opinion seems to be holding that, because the defendant had the burden of proof on a defense, the trial court erred in granting a defens
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