Practice Areas

A Trusted Advocate In Mississippi Divorce

Under Mississippi law, you may file for divorce if you and your spouse agree that irreconcilable differences exist. If you feel your spouse's actions are responsible for the breakdown of the marriage, you can file for divorce based on fault grounds. This can include cruel and inhuman treatment, adultery (divorce may be granted on a spouse's sexual conduct during separation), habitual alcohol or drug use, abuse, desertion or bigamy.

In order to file for divorce in Mississippi, one spouse must be a resident of the state for a minimum of six months. Upon filing for divorce on the basis of irreconcilable differences, there is a waiting period of 60 days.

Our clients work with David from the initial consultation through the resolution of the case. You will not be shuffled off to a junior attorney or paralegal.

A divorce on the grounds of irreconcilable differences may be uncontested if both parties agree to terms of custody and child support for any children under 21, as well as terms of dividing assets and debt. If the parties cannot agree on these matters, they may file for divorce on the grounds of irreconcilable differences and allow the court to rule on the disputed issues.

A Knowledgeable Lawyer Who Will Protect Your Interests

At The Waldrop Firm, P.C., attorney David M. Waldrop represents Mississippi residents in divorce and other family law matters. David has practiced law since 1988, and has more than two decades of experience practicing family law in Tennessee and Mississippi.

Our practice is focused on family law. We regularly represent residents of north Mississippi in contested and uncontested divorce. David's thorough knowledge of Mississippi family law allows him to prepare strong cases, which in turn helps us resolve many of our clients' disputes without the need to litigate.

By helping our clients reach agreement outside of court, David allows them to retain more control over the look and feel of their lives going forward. It also reduces the cost of a divorce as well as the stress on all participants involved, including children.

If you have questions for a divorce attorney in Mississippi, contact us to schedule a free 30-minute consultation. We can provide a candid assessment of what to expect and recommend the best steps to take.