DUI – What Offenses Can Be Filed?
07.10.2017 IN: DUI Defense

Joey, let’s say I’m pulled over for a DUI, what offenses can I be charged with? Joey: There are five DUI in Mississippi charges. You have the DUI refusal, which means you refused to take the test. You have a DUI first offense, which means this is your first offense DUI.… Read More

Mississippi Field Sobriety Test
06.30.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Should I Do If I’m Asked to Take a Field Sobriety Test? Joey: You have a couple of options. You’re not required to do a field sobriety test and that isn’t the test they are looking at for a refusal charge. If you refuse the big Intoxilyzer machine at… Read More

What Do Police Look For In A DUI Stop?

What Do Police Look for With a DUI? Joey: They’re looking for certain road conditions that make it difficult to drive. That’s where you often see a DUI roadblock. Often it’s a choke point near some kind of bar or club or restaurant. That’s their most common tactic. The other… Read More

Legal Limits For A DUI
06.06.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Are The Legal Limits For A DUI In Mississippi? Joey: That’s actually a complex question, because for your average person, just going to and from work with a normal driver’s license in Mississippi, the blood alcohol content’s what we’re looking at here, the BAC. In Mississippi for your normal… Read More

What Happens If I Refuse A DUI Breath Test In Mississippi?
06.05.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Happens If I Refuse A DUI Breath Test In Mississippi? Joey: If you refuse a breath test in Mississippi, it sets off a chain of events that will usually ultimately lead to suspension of a driver’s license for 90 days, automatically, right out the gate. Normally the Department of Public… Read More

Penalties For A DUI First Offense In Mississippi
05.24.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Are The Penalties For A DUI First Offense In Mississippi? Joey: That’s actually a bit of a trick question because it depends on certain factors. For your average Joe that’s driving to work every day and has a standard driver’s license in Mississippi, then they’re looking at suspension of… Read More

DUI Expungement In Mississippi
05.23.2017 IN: DUI Defense Expungements

One of the most common questions my firm answers is whether or not a DUI can be expunged in Mississippi. The answer is yes, Mississippi law allows for the expungement of a DUI. A DUI Expungement in Mississippi is a process and cannot occur until five (5) years after you… Read More

What Should I Look for n DUI Lawyer Ridgeland MS?
05.22.2017 IN: DUI Defense

Joey, Tell Me About Your Firm And Yourself. Joey: Well, we’ve been open three years. I opened right out of law school. Before law school, I had a career on the Illinois Central and Louisiana Delta Railroads, working on trains. When I was working out there, if you got a DUI, that certainly… Read More

Waiving Back Child Support In Mississippi
04.25.2017 IN: General Blog

Waiving back child support in Mississippi is nearly impossible. The child support payments vest in the child as they accrue. Those payments cannot be modified or forgiven – only paid. Recent Mississippi law held that child support payments could not be forgiven by agreement of the parties or order of… Read More

Mississippi New Home Warranty Act
03.29.2017 IN: General Blog

Did you know as the buyer of a new home you have certain warranties which come with the home? The Mississippi New Home Warranty Act protects homeowners. There are two different home warranties your new home comes with: a six-year warranty and a one year warranty. Six Year Home Warranty… Read More