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Mississippi’s New Laws for 2018

Each year, July 1 marks the effective date of Mississippi’s newest laws.  Here are some of the the highlights for Mississippi’s new laws for 2018: Hobos and bums apparently  remain on the outs, but Tramps will now be legal! All code sections regarding the definition, arres

Five Reasons to Hire a Collection Attorney for your Business

For a company, small business, medical provider, creditor, agency or other type of business entity, seeking payment on debt, can be a time-consuming and frustrating process. And yet, it is an unfortunate reality that businesses are eventually going to face customers who don’t pay. Man

But Who Will Avenge The Avengers? How The Marvel Method Deprived The Visionary Behind Marvel’s Most Famous Characters From Enforcing His Rights | Above the Law

Source: But Who Will Avenge The Avengers? How The Marvel Method Deprived The Visionary Behind Marvel’s Most Famous Characters From Enforcing His Rights | Above the Law

Legal Rights of Anonymous Sperm Donor

Anonymous Sperm Donor Rights   In a case of first impression in Mississippi, the Supreme Court was asked to addressed an anonymous sperm donor’s legal rights to a child conceived of his sperm. The Court concluded that an anonymous sperm donor is not a legal parent whose rig

Sixth Circuit FDCPA Dismissal in Hagy v. Demers & Adams

Dismissing FDCPA Lawsuit, Sixth Circuit Calls Out Congress for Creating Statutory Remedies Where No Harm Has Occurred https://www.natlawreview.com/article/dismissing-fdcpa-lawsu . . . Source: Sixth Circuit FDCPA Dismissal in Hagy v. Demers & Adams

Six Things to Know Before A Divorce in Mississippi

Six Things to Know Before A Divorce in Mississippi The divorce may not be guaranteed: Divorce in Mississippi offers eleven possible grounds for fault-based divorce.  These are impotence, adultery, incarceration, desertion, habitual drunkenness, habitual drug use, cruelty, mental illne

Use of Medical Funding Companies Opens Pandora’s Box to Impugn Treater’s Testimony

Use of Medical Funding Companies Opens Pandora’s Box to Impugn Treater’s Testimony The plaintiff in a slip and fall case sought to exclude evidence at trial in federal court related to her use of a third-party company that referred her to treating physicians and purchased her medical

6 Times the Law Spoiled Valentine’s Day

6 Times the Law Spoiled Valentine’s Day By Anna Massoglia Valentine’s Day is upon us. For some, it’s the time of love and romantic gestures. For lawyers, however, it is more often a time for lawsuits. Cases range from foul messages graffitied on lover’s cars with strawberries and choc

Debt Collection Complaints Submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A Review of Debt Collection Complaints Submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Complaint Database in 2017 The data suggest that consumers are not complaining about harassing or harsh debt collection practices and that the majority of debt collectors are adhering to leg

Holcomb Dunbar Mourns the Passing of Jack Dunbar

Holcomb Dunbar law firm is deeply saddened to announce the passing of its co-founder Jack Dunbar. Jack was the consummate professional, remarkable for his generosity, wit, wisdom and an unmatched passion for the law. Jack Dunbar was a trusted advisor and mentor to many, influencing so
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