Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Mississippi Family Law Statutes (Mississippi Revised Statutes):

Mississippi Legal Separation: 93-5-1

Mississippi Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 93-5-1
Residency/Where to File:  93-5-5, 93-5-1
Divorce Mediation: 93-5-24
Annulment: 93-7-1

Mississippi Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 93-5-25
Spousal Support: 93-5-23

Mississippi Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 93-5-23
Child Support: 93-11-65

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