Category: Mississippi Criminal Defense

Misdemeanor Statute Of Limitations In Mississippi

The statute of limitations for a misdemeanor crime in Mississippi is two (2) years. That means the State of Mississippi, or another person filing the charges, has two (2) years to do so. Additionally, the individual charged with the crime cannot “abscond or flee from justice, or shall absent himself… Read More

Mississippi Traffic Ticket: What to expect.

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

False Information To A Law Enforcement Officer?

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