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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC6NsdOoSpI 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 ... Read More

Divorce 101

There are two basic ways to obtain a divorce in Mississippi. The first way is by agreement of the parties. This type of divorce is based upon “irreconcilable differences” between the parties and is often ... Read More

Warnings for People Entering Divorce Proceedings

Clients are urged to head the following warnings when beginning divorce proceedings: DATING. A client is not to date until the divorce is final. Many clients think it’s okay to date someone if they are ... Read More

Division of Property 101

One of the most common questions divorce lawyers get is, "Does it make any difference whose name the property is titled in?" For the most part, the answer is, "No, it does not make any ... Read More

Equitable Distribution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3dqzkzSKsQ Whether the case is settled or submitted to a court for trial, the process of dividing the assets is governed by the following laws of Equitable Distribution. Ferguson Factors All assets acquired during the ... Read More

How and Why To Try Reconciliation

As a divorce lawyer over the last 33 years, I have been frequently confronted with clients who wish to reconcile, even when a spouse has been guilty of considerable marital fault. Reconciling carries with it ... Read More

Divorce Law in Mississippi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCdt7aW5zTM 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