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Mississippi Divorce Law

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In the state of Mississippi, for a legal separation one of the spouses should be a resident of Mississippi for minimum 180 days prior to the process of divorce.

The chancery court would have legal grounds on suits for separation.

A Mississippi divorce based on irreconcilable differences may begin in the county where either party resides.

Complain can also be filed in the county where the partner stays if the said party is not a habitant of Mississippi.

  • The law of Mississippi divorce allows a separation to be sanctioned on the basis of incompatible differences in case both parties concur.
  • Petition for divorce on the basis of irreconcilable dissimilarities should have been on file for 2 months prior to the hearing.
  • A legal separation may also be sanctioned on the ground of impotency, extramarital sex, purposeful, regular and stubborn desertion for the period of one year.

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