In Legal Terms


In Legal Terms: Wishes

Pretend you just pulled with wishbone and WON! What do you wish for? What do you wish for Mississippi’s laws? Maybe some of our legislature will be listing to this podcast and will make your dreams come true. 


  • divorce process easier
  • legalize medical marijuana
  • expansion of Medicaid
  • Increase teacher pay
  • COVID-19 relief funds spent wisely
  • infrastructure improvements
  • land rules publicized
  • church and state separation
  • covid vaccine
  • Medicare
  • government "do" for the people
  • abortion
  • recognize religious rights
  • 2 party system
  • fully fund K-12 education
  • political parties compromise

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In Legal Terms: Child Custody

If there’s a child in your life, you’ll want to hear today’s show. It’s about custody and visitation during divorce. If you want to know what the law is, just ask our guest law Professor Deborah Bell.You can send us an email to our address legalterms@mpbonline.org you’re looking for free legal resources for your legal situation, the Mississippi Bar Association’s website suggests:American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi 601-354-3408 Charities Legal Assistance Clinic601-355-8634 Legal Defense601-650-7487 Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence and Northcutt Legal Clinic228-864-7144Crisis Line: 1-800-800-1396Pine Belt Office: 601-705-0139 First Legal Aid Office601-608-0056 Center for Legal Services 1-800-498-1804 College School of Law Clinical Programs 601-925-7180 Volunteer Lawyers Project 601-960-9577 Mississippi Rural Legal Services1-800-498-1804 of Mississippi School of Law Clinical Programs 662-915-7429 ad litemlicense to have kids?no fault divorce