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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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Just one simple question… What a lawyer says matters. Not that it’s more important than what your Doctor or Pastor says, but if a lawyer is wrong you and he/she may get in trouble. Lots of trouble. Often I am asked “Can you answer just one simple…
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“We’ll just let the Judge decide!”  famous last words… Court can take a while for a myriad of reasons. From filing and just getting a Court date, which could be 3 months to 13 months in the future, to finding and serving the Defendant with proper process,…
"We'll just let the Judge decide!"  famous last words... Court can take a while for a myriad of reasons. From filing and just getting a Court date, which could be 3 months to 13 months in the futur...
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Election season is in the air! But how do you know who to vote for? One way is to meet the candidate and then ask them why are they Running for Office. WHY I’M RUNNING… As I continue down the campaign trail, one of the questions that I’m asked frequently…
Election season is in the air! But how do you know who to vote for? One way is to meet the candidate and then ask them why are they Running for Office. WHY I’M RUNNING… As I continue down the campa...
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While the scientific data is still out as to the existence of soulmates, one thing is for sure.  If you break up with your Soulmate for a much younger soul, she will hate you! inquisitor.com Upon Brinkley’s ex, the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel, getting…
While the scientific data is still out as to the existence of soulmates, one thing is for sure.  If you break up with your Soulmate for a much younger soul, she will hate you! inquisitor.com Upon B...
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People who smoke. It is your right to do so. While it is getting more difficult to smoke in public,  more expensive and, I think the proof is conclusive, it is bad for you, it is still your right. But,  one thing smokers overlook or become immune to is…
People who smoke. It is your right to do so. While it is getting more difficult to smoke in public,  more expensive and, I think the proof is conclusive, it is bad for you, it is still your right. ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken. Restrictions as to who can marry based on Gender are Unconstitutional. Obgerfell v. Hodges, as of today, a Landmark case in U.S. History has determined that States cannot restrict marriage to only persons of the opposite…
The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken. Restrictions as to who can marry based on Gender are Unconstitutional. Obgerfell v. Hodges, as of today, a Landmark case in U.S. History has determined that State...
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Valuing your stuff in a divorce can be a pain. Everything you have is not worth much compared to what that jerk took. Well, except for the house, the car, the jewelry, etc…    All assets owned by parties in a divorce action are to be valued. Even…
Valuing your stuff in a divorce can be a pain. Everything you have is not worth much compared to what that jerk took. Well, except for the house, the car, the jewelry, etc...    All assets owned by...
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The Mississippi Bar Convention is the annual meeting  of the  State Bar (of which all practicing lawyers are members) and an opportunity for Lawyers to earn Continuing Legal Education hours. The Bar’s mission is to protect the public by promoting…
The Mississippi Bar Convention is the annual meeting  of the  State Bar (of which all practicing lawyers are members) and an opportunity for Lawyers to earn Continuing Legal Education hours. The Ba...
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What should be your life’s mission? This is often asked and has lead to much angst. But life’s real mission is to take care of what you have.     So what does that mean? Take care of yourself; your body, mind and spirit. Take care of your family; your…
What should be your life's mission? This is often asked and has lead to much angst. But life's real mission is to take care of what you have.     So what does that mean? Take care of...
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Mississippi was recently determined to be the “most corrupt” state. It appears we may be deserving of that title… A post earlier this year told of the woe of Judge Joe Dale Walker and self-dealing from the bench which lead to his removal, conviction and…
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Kenny Rogers sang the tune,”You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, Know when to fold ’em, Know when to walk away, And know when to run.” http://www.concertvault.com/features/7051-uncut-kenny-rogers.html He was talking about Gambling, but it’s good advice…
Kenny Rogers sang the tune,"You've got to know when to hold 'em, Know when to fold 'em, Know when to walk away, And know when to run." He was talking about Gambling, but it's good advice for life i...
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The Mississippi Flag is in the news! Unfortunately, it is for all of the wrong reasons. Not the Mississippi Flag. In 2001, there was a vote.  This vote was not “Do you Love the Current Flag above all Others?”  But instead it was do you Like “Flag A”…
The Mississippi Flag is in the news! Unfortunately, it is for all of the wrong reasons. Not the Mississippi Flag. In 2001, there was a vote.  This vote was not "Do you Love the Current Flag above a...
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Divorce Lawyer & Mississippi Family Law Attorney
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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
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Thompson Law Firm,pllc 4316 Old Canton Road, Ste 200 Jackson, MS 39211
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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

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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