Being a landlord in Mississippi comes with its share of challenges. One of these is having to deal with a tenant eviction. While you may own the property, it is important to understand that you may not evict a tenant for personal reasons, such as you do not ascribe to...
Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is a big deal. With potential penalties varying from the suspension of your driver’s license to fines and jail time upon conviction, there is no doubt that a DUI offense can impact your life in a number of ways. If...
A breach of contract can be incredibly disruptive for commercial real estate developers who manage much of their business through contracts and contract relationships. Because a contract breach can be so disruptive to their daily operations, it is valuable for...
One of the landlord’s core responsibilities is to ensure that their rental unit is fit for habitation -- and that means they’re required to make essential repairs on a regular basis. Unfortunately, it is not unusual for the landlord to fail to make necessary repairs...
Everyone daydreams at times. Many people do it at work or in school. Some do it while they're driving the car. This is especially true on roads that these people drive on all the time, as it can become boring and routine, and their minds tend to wander. However, this...
Police officers are trained to, among other things, look for and keep drunk drivers out of the roads. Specifically, these law enforcement officers are trained on how to assess your behavior during a traffic stop and collect sufficient evidence to make an arrest if...
Theft charges can be serious criminal charges that carry significant potential penalties and consequences for the accused individual. For anyone facing burglary charges, it is important to know what they are facing and how to defend themselves against the charges....
Distracted driving can lead to serious car accidents that can cause serious injuries and harm to victims. It can also lead to potential liability for distracted drivers who may be considered negligent when they cause a car accident and liable for the damages victims...
Real estate disputes are common in Mississippi, but some are due to major mistakes that can cause a litany of problems for the property owner. Such missteps are not always made by a person selling a property. These individuals frequently get caught in the middle and...
Researchers assess statistics to determine how people are injured and lose their lives. This is all encompassing, covering various aspects both personal and professional. For Mississippi residents, one recent study is sure to give pause about their safety as they go...
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Witherspoon & Compton, LLC is the oldest, continuously operated law firm in Meridian and East Central Mississippi, having been established in 1956. The firm continues to provide quality legal services in the areas of general practice as well as litigation in both state and federal courts…
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