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What Causes Long-Term Effects of Whiplash?

Whiplash By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on December 18, 2015

Rear-end accidents are one of the most common types of car crash. While many rear-end victims walk away without any long-term effects, some will suffer neck pain or headaches for weeks or months. Despite how common both rear-end accidents and whiplash are, they can be difficult to study accurately, since researchers cannot reproduce accidents… Read More »

How to Move Forward After a Denial of Your Social Security Disability Application

Social Security Application By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on November 17, 2015

If you’ve become injured or seriously ill and are unable to work, you may be wondering how you’re going to meet your daily expenses without your regular income. If you’ve applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and been rejected, you’re in good company. The Social Security Administration has an extremely high denial… Read More »

Obtaining a Protective Order in Mississippi

Abusive Relationship By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on October 14, 2015

No one deserves to be in a relationship that becomes threatening or violent. If you feel unsafe in your home and want the comfort of knowing that you can legally bar a spouse or former partner from your home, obtaining a protective order may be a good idea. An experienced family law attorney can… Read More »

Why Do I Need a Will?

My Will By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on September 21, 2015

Have you created a will? Dying without a will means the government gets to decide where your money goes. When someone dies without a will, the Mississippi laws of intestacy will determine how the estate is distributed. This means that your estate will automatically be divided evenly between your spouse and children, and if… Read More »

What to do when you’ve been arrested

Arrested In Jackson, Mississippi By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on August 27, 2015

Hopefully, you’ll never have to find out what it’s like to be arrested. If the moment does arise, however, it is important to know about what you have a right to do upon arrest. First of all, it is important to know whether you are actually being arrested, rather than just being questioned by… Read More »

Tips on Managing Your Aging Parents’ Finances

Elder Financial Abuse By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on July 20, 2015

As your parents age, they may have an increasingly hard time keeping up with their finances. They may lose track of their various financial accounts and where they’re located, may forget to pay bills, or may even fall victim to scams preying on the elderly. If you find yourself in the position of managing… Read More »

Common Questions when Filing for a Mississippi Divorce

Divorce Attorney By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on June 16, 2015

If you’ve reached a point where you’re considering a divorce from your spouse, you may have questions about the process. Below are the answers to several questions about the process of filing for a divorce in Mississippi. Do we have to be separated before we file for divorce? Unlike other states, there is no… Read More »

Getting Pulled Over for a DUI in Mississippi

DUI By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on May 15, 2015

The best way to avoid getting a DUI is not to drive after you’ve been drinking. However, there are occasions where you may have a momentary lapse in judgment, fall prey to an overzealous patrol officer, or encounter a DUI checkpoint, and be subjected to questioning regarding driving while under the influence of alcohol… Read More »

Invalidating or Challenging a Will

By Hancock Law Firm, PLLC | Posted on April 8, 2015

Challenging a Will BY: PAMELA L. HANCOCK, Attorney at Law The process of challenging a will takes the form of a lawsuit, filed in either the probate court responsible for the will or in a general court. When filed in a general court, the lawsuit often takes the form of an appeal of a… Read More »

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