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Matthew Thompson
Works at Thompson Law Firm, pllc (601) 850-8000
Attended Mississippi College School of Law
Lives in Madison, MS, Jackson, Clinton, Brandon, Madison, Rankin Hinds County
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Emails and text messages have helped “do in” more marriages, as far as evidence goes, than any Private Investigator could hope to. What you think is deleted is NOT.  There are recovery programs and computer gurus that, for a fee, can recover that which…
Emails and text messages have helped "do in" more marriages, as far as evidence goes, than any Private Investigator could hope to. What you think is deleted is NOT.  There are recovery programs and...
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Is Mississippi an Alimony state? Yes.  Well then, can the man get Alimony?  It’s possible! Alimony considerations provide that Chancery Courts are vested with broad authority to provide for the material needs of the spouses incident to divorce. Hubbard v.…
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Mississippi Law requires a license to carry a concealed weapon under most circumstances. However, a proposed change in the law will allow for carrying a pistol or revolver in your handbag. No license needed. SENATE BILL NO. 2394 holds, in part “No license…
Mississippi Law requires a license to carry a concealed weapon under most circumstances. However, a proposed change in the law will allow for carrying a pistol or revolver in your handbag. No licen...
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The Mississippi legal community is in shock.     A well-respected Judge has passed recently, abruptly and prematurely.  Judge Dan Fairly was a Judge that tried to live up to his name. He tried to be a “fair” Judge.  Many loved and admired him. Some on the…
The Mississippi legal community is in shock.   A well-respected Judge has passed recently, abruptly and prematurely. Judge Dan Fairly was a Judge that tried to live up to his na...
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New State Judicial Districting will results in more Judges. Divorce Courts will have new  chancery judges be added in the 11th Chancery District composed of Holmes, Leake, Madison and Yazoo counties;  the 20th Chancery District composed of Rankin County,…
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I hear this a lot. “I’ll take this all the way to the Supreme Court!“ There are a number of potential stops throughout the appeal process (read more about appeals here) before your case will get to the Supreme Court and there are multiple Supreme Courts.…
I hear this a lot. "I'll take this all the way to the Supreme Court!" There are a number of potential stops throughout the appeal process (read more about appeals here) before your case will get to...
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Private Investigation is not as glamorous, or as easy, as you think it is… Why should I get a P.I.? They know what they are doing. (usually) They are good at what they do. (usually) They are professional, will document their efforts and testify in Court.…
Private Investigation is not as glamorous, or as easy, as you think it is... Why should I get a P.I.? They know what they are doing. (usually) They are good at what they do. (usually) They are prof...
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Testimony is nerve-wracking, but it doesn’t have to be that hard. A witness’s job is to tell the truth and answer the question asked.  It is not to guess, to anticipate, to make-up, or change the story. Judges routinely get irritated with a witness when…
Testimony is nerve-wracking, but it doesn't have to be that hard. A witness's job is to tell the truth and answer the question asked.  It is not to guess, to anticipate, to make-up, or change the s...
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FaceBook is not just for stalking your ex anymore… A New York Court has authorized a Divorce litigant to attempt service on her hopefully, soon-to-be-ex via FaceBook. This is unusual because under normal circumstances “personal service of process” is…
FaceBook is not just for stalking your ex anymore... A New York Court has authorized a Divorce litigant to attempt service on her hopefully, soon-to-be-ex via FaceBook. This is unusual because unde...
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One way to ensure that a video of you does NOT go viral is to NOT do things that are being recorded on video. Whether you’re dealing with a Family Law matter or just  hanging out with your friends, don’t do things  that you do not want to see again. A…
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You would have had to have been under a rock, or just busy trying to work and make a living to have missed the news that has sent tremors through Oxford and the School up North. The Mississippi college board, known as the Mississippi Institutions for…
You would have had to have been under a rock, or just busy trying to work and make a living to have missed the news that has sent tremors through Oxford and the School up North. The Mississippi col...
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It cannot be stressed enough. Have a plan.   Too often lawyers and litigants do things just to be doing something. I like having a plan and carrying out that plan.  I discuss options, steps and expenses for each option and what I recommend and why. …
It cannot be stressed enough. Have a plan. Too often lawyers and litigants do things just to be doing something. I like having a plan and carrying out that plan.  I discuss options, step...
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Work
Occupation
Divorce Lawyer & Mississippi Family Law Attorney
Skills
Soccer & T-ball Coach. Divorce Lawyer, Child Custody, Child Support Attorney.
Employment
  • Thompson Law Firm, pllc (601) 850-8000
    Attorney, 2009 - present
    Thompson Law Firm, pllc, is a Mississippi Family Law Firm. TLF emphasizes Domestic Relations, including; Divorce, Child Custody and Support, Alimony, Modification, Contempt and Appeals, throughout the Magnolia State.
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    Adjunct Professor, 2012 - 2015
    Teaching Domestic Relations at MC Law.
  • Chinn & Associates, PC
    Litigation Associate, 2005 - 2012
    Matthew began practicing divorce and family law at Chinn & Associates, PC, where he served in the role of Litigation Associate.
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Madison, MS, Jackson, Clinton, Brandon, Madison, Rankin Hinds County
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Divorce Lawyer, Child Custody Attorney and Family Law Counselor in Mississippi BowTieLawyer.MS
Introduction
Matthew Thompson, Founder and Owner of Thompson Law Firm, pllc, advises and counsels clients regarding Domestic Relations/ Family Law in the Magnolia State, including; Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Modifications, Contempt and Appeals.
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Dad, Husband, Soccer Coach, T-ball Coach, Eagle Scout, and an AV Preeminent Family/Divorce Lawyer.
Education
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    Law, 2002 - 2005
  • Mississippi State University
    History, 1997 - 2001
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601 850 8000
Email
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Thompson Law Firm,pllc 4316 Old Canton Road, Ste 200 Jackson, MS 39211
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Raccoon disrupts Adams County Circuit courtroom
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The Adams County Circuit courtroom has seen a number of criminals pass through its doors across the years, but it was host to a different so

Sean Payton named in paternity suit
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A paternity suit was brought to New Orleans Civil District Court Monday morning that named Sean Payton as the defendant. The suit, which is

Why Do Women Hate Paying Alimony Even More Than Men?
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As a New Jersey divorce lawyer, I have never met with client who did not get upset when I advise them that they must pay alimony to their so

TEXTING CAN BE GOOD AND IT CAN BE DANGEROUS
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All business people and lawyers are taking advantage of the texting technology which allows us to communicate with clients and others instan

Lawyers Who Wear Bow Ties
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The Continued Ramblings of a Cranky Old Twit As attorneys, we are tasked with the awesome responsibility of maintaining the integrity of our

My Best Mistake: Choosing the "Wrong" Law Specialty
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When I went to law school in 1985, “Matrimonial Law” as it was called, was not something law students aspired to become experts in. But the

Blooming: Meet Chad Mars
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Jackson native and JA grad Chad Mars paints through the struggles of self doubt and indecision to become one of the area's rising artists.

'Til Death, Even in Divorce
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There is an old joke that the only sure things in life are death & taxes. Even in divorce you still have to worry about death and taxes. Dea

Secret Spy (Hiring a Private Eye)
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One of the perks of being an evil divorce attorney is you get to be acquainted with a number of other people who have really cool jobs. This

10 Annoying Attorney Traits
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My inspiration was a recent blog with a similar topic of the 10 most annoying type of persons. It had some salty language so I did not re-po

Jurisdiction; Where to Sue.
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Jurisdiction is one of those legal terms we hear a lot, but aren’t always sure what it means. In the legal world, for a Court to be able to

Common Law Marriage is NOT so Common.
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You live with someone for seven years, holding yourselves out as Mr. and Mrs., makes it legal, right? No. What about 10 years, 20 years? Nop

It’s So Cold…
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How cold is it? It’s so cold outside I saw a divorce attorney with his hands in his own pockets. Matthew Thompson is a family law attorney t

The Country Kitchen in Jackson Is Quite An Experience! | Eat Jackson!
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Guest writer Matthew Thompson visited The Country Kitchen on West County Line Road in Jackson. Find out what he thought about the turkey nec

CRAB’S Seafood Shack | Eat Jackson!
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Crab's Seafood Shack serves up great seafood, including shack-grilled oysters, fried crab claws and many different types of crab.

The Law Blog Bow Tie Club
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Let’s kick off Memorial Day Weekend with the unveiling of the Law Blog Bow Tie Club! Inspired by an earlier Law Blog post on Roger Meltzer a

Adobo - Chef Luis Bruno's New Jackson Restaurant | Eat Jackson!
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Chef Luis Bruno’s new restaurant, Adobo, is serving up healthy and great cuisine. We tried the Salmon Burger, Cuban Sandwich and the homemad

Holiday Burnout; 3 Tips to Cope and Keep Moving Forward.
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Now that the Holiday’s hustle and bustle are behind us it is common for an emotional lull or brief bout of depression to set in. These are t