Mississippi Criminal Defense

Arson Defense Lawyer

Arson is the unyielding and destructive burning of residential or commercial property. While the majority of arson includes setting fire to a building, it also consists of setting fire to woodland or a watercraft. A residential or commercial property does not have to be owned by somebody else for arson to be set in place.…

Sexual Assault Defense Lawyer Jackson MS

There are three normal defenses if you are accused of rape or sexual assault. First, you are innocent, which is the basic defense with every crime. It has substance if you have an alibi. When using the alibi defense, you assert you were somewhere else when the crime happened, and witnesses back you up. Other…

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 from this state or out…

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 Fourteenth Amendments to the United…

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, you need to retain a…