The House Judiciary Committee just passed a new bill what can only be defined as a direct attempt to stop Injury Victims form having their day in Court. The Bill, H.R. 985 is cleverly called the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act…Read Full Article. Source: Pepper & Odom, P.C.
If you are issued a Mississippi Traffic Ticket, some variation may occur depending on the county or municipality, but generally the same process is followed. Keep in mind the burden is on prosecuting entity, the government, and it is a violation of law under the Due Process Clauses of the Fifth and… Read More
Receiving a charge of providing false information to a law enforcement officer is a serious offense. It is a misdemeanor and carries a fine of up to $5,000.00 and a maximum jail sentence of one year in the county the crime was allegedly committed. If you were charged with this crime,… Read More
This is one of the most difficult parts of an attorney-client relationship. Communicating with your attorney can be a pain, especially when you can’t get him or her on the phone. Further, a communication problem is the last problem any lawyer worth his salt wants to experience. Therefore, here are… Read More
Just like a person can choose between many different drinks, a police officer has several different options for charging someone with a D.U.I. in Mississippi. Common Law D.U.I. Other Substance D.U.I. Illegal Substance D.U.I. Statutory D.U.I. Common Law D.U.I. If you are charged under a common law D.U.I., the arresting… Read More
The attorney-client privilege comes from the Mississippi Rules of Evidence Rule 502 and is reinforced by the Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.6. “A lawyer shall not reveal the information relating to the representation of a client unless the client gives informed consent, the disclosure is impliedly authorized in order to carry… Read More