How long does it take to get a hearing date for Social Security or family law matters?

Social Security or Family Law
I have clients ask me all the time, when will my hearing be or how long will it take to get a hearing date? When it comes to Social Security or family law matters, the answer is…it depends. All courts have different ways of setting hearings. Some counties have more judges than other counties have. Some courts have more cases...

Common Workplace Injuries

Workplace Injury
There are thousands of workplace injuries every year, many of them serious. Each job comes with its own individual hazards and risks. It is as much the employer’s responsibility to ensure proper safety and health procedures are followed as it is the employees. The most common accidents in the workplace include: Slips, trips, and falls: Whether you work in a...

Steps for an Uncontested Divorce in Mississippi

The first step in the process to get a divorce in Mississippi for an uncontested divorce, or one that is agreed upon by the parties, is to determine what will happen to all of the debts and assets of the parties and, if kids are involved, the custodial situation and child support obligations. Once these matters are determined, you...

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is now open for eligible Cameroonians

Temporary Protected Status
On April 15, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced the designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Only individuals who were already living in the US as of April 14, 2022, will be eligible.   A country is designated for TPS when conditions in that country fall into one of the following categories:  ongoing armed conflict, environmental disaster, or...

Major Car Crash in Mississippi

Major Car Crash
Last night around 4:00 pm, Police responded to a major car crash in Mississippi involving a multi-car pileup East Bound on I-10 in D’Iberville, MS. This crash involved a semi-truck and 4 cars, one of which had been towing a trailer full of motorcycles. No reports yet of how serious the injuries are, but traffic was backed up in...