Mark A. Chinn

Mark A. Chinn

“Family Law is all I do. I believe in handling divorce so there is a family left standing, even if there is no marriage. We customize fixed prices so you will know exactly what you are paying.”

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The First Appointment

What to bring to the First Appointment In the first appointment, the attorney attempts to assess the following things: What are the reasons for the divorce? Whether there is provable fault by either party What the ... Read More

Divorce Law in Mississippi

According to Divorce Law in Mississippi, there are two ways to divorce. The first is what we call a “grounds” divorce. For a divorce to occur this way, one party must have “grounds” for ... Read More

Fault Grounds for Divorce

A suit on grounds is an option if you have proof of such grounds. Below are the most commonly used grounds for divorce in Mississippi. Adultery Adultery means voluntary sexual intercourse on the part of ... Read More
Irreconcilable Differences Divorces

Irreconcilable Differences Divorces

Irreconcilable differences divorces (sometimes called, "No Fault Divorces"), are authorized by a Mississippi State Statute Number 93-5-2. This statute was passed by the Mississippi Legislature in 1976 to afford people who wanted a divorce ... Read More


Annulment in Mississippi is governed by the following statutes: 2013 Mississippi Code Title 93 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS Chapter 7 - ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE § 93-7-1 - Annulment of void marriages All bigamous or incestuous marriages ... Read More

Basics of Litigation

If suit is filed, litigation will ensue. We include here a discussion of what happens if there is a suit. A. SUIT/COUNTERSUIT When one party files suit, the other party has thirty days to ... Read More


In the flood of recent discussions about tort reform and the many areas in which our legal system needs changing, the word "mediation" was conspicuous by its absence. Mediation is an alternative to the ... Read More

Basics of Custody

The case of Albright v. Albright, 437 So. 2d 1003 (Miss. 1983), is the principle case in Mississippi setting forth the criteria for courts to examine in deciding a custody case. The paramount consideration ... Read More
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