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A spouse may obtain a divorce from a spouse that has been committed or confined to an institution for treatment of a mental illness for at least three years

The above grounds may be alleged individually or in combination depending on the facts of the case. However due to Mississippi’s public interest in preserving marriage, Mississippi divorce courts have an ongoing duty to fully inquire into the facts and circumstances of the facts of each case before permitting divorce. As a result, divorces in Mississippi require proof of grounds (though corroborating evidence), prohibit default judgments on the pleadings, and require that the innocent party be the spouse seeking the divorce.

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Child custody is the most litigious aspect of family law proceedings in Mississippi. Chancellors in Mississippi have authority to award custody of minor children in a variety of actions including initial divorce cases and in custody actions between unmarried parents and third parties.

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