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Welcome to the Mississippi Laws section of FindLaw's State Law collection. This section contains user-friendly summaries of Mississippi laws as well as citations or links to relevant sections of Mississippi's official online statutes. Please select a topic from the list below to get started.

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  • Mississippi Abortion Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Basic information about Mississippi's abortion laws, which are among the most restrictive in the nation and require minor (under 18) women seeking abortions to obtain parental consent.

  • Mississippi Accident and Injury Laws

    Welcome to FindLaw's coverage of Mississippi laws related to accidents and injuries, with a variety of articles to help guide you through some of life's unwelcome situations, such as car accidents and workplace injuries. Here you will find general in...

  • Mississippi Adoption Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Overview of Mississippi's laws and procedures for adopting a child, such as the legal requirements for adoptive parents, the age at which a child's consent is needed, and other topics.

  • Mississippi Adverse Possession Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Information about Mississippi's adverse possession law, which allows individuals who openly inhabit an otherwise unused portion of land for at least 10 years to gain legal title.

  • Mississippi Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws
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    While many of us dream of getting married, not all marriages are legal. The legal prerequisites and proceedings for marriage can vary from state to state, and some marriages are prohibited while others can be ruled invalid if certain regulations aren...

  • Mississippi Antitrust Laws
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    Overview of Mississippi's antitrust laws, which are intended to protect consumers and foster competition by limiting how much influence any one company can have on a particular market.

  • Mississippi Asbestos Regulations
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    Explanation of the dangers of asbestos and some key details of Mississippi's regulations of the deadly substance, such as notification requirements prior to building demolition projects.

  • Mississippi

    Welcome to FindLaw's section on Mississippi's laws and regulations affecting businesses, which are generally intended to keep businesses honest, protect consumers, and encourage competition. This section includes articles on a wide variety of busines...

  • Mississippi
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    The death penalty is a controversial topic, with many victims' rights advocates strongly supporting its use, and, on the other side, many individuals opposing the practice for various religious and political reasons. In fact, due to the expense of ca...

  • Mississippi Car Accident Compensation Laws
    Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

    Summary of Mississippi's car accident compensation laws, which regulate limits on the amount of damages a claimant may claim, time limits for filing a claim, and related information.

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