Matthew operates the Thompson Law Firm, pllc, emphasizing Family Law; Divorce, Child... more
Matthew operates the Thompson Law Firm, pllc, emphasizing Family Law; Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Modifications, Contempt and Appeals. Matthew maintains a statewide practice, handling cases in Divorce Courts throughout Mississippi. Matthew is an experienced litigator having handled hundreds of cases and all phases, including; trials, hearings, depositions, mediations and appeals. ... view profile
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I have tried to make the site informative so you can learn something about me as a lawyer a and person. Choosing a lawyer is a serious decision and should be made based on the attorney's skill, education, experience, and the concern he has for people. There is one school of thought that states a lawyer should not get emotionally involved in the client's issues or problems. I do not agree. I fol... view profile
If you file a lawsuit and lose the case, you can appeal the decision to the next highest court, which is called the appellate court. Appellate lawyers often specialize in arguing appeals; that is, they specialize in arguing why the decision of the lower court was wrong (or why it was right, for the party that won). Appellate attorneys specialize in appeals because they understand the specific and detailed rules that must be followed. It is possible to lose an appeal on technicalities, even when the law is on your side. If you want to appeal the outcome of the trial court, or if you need to argue against another person's appeal, you should work with an appellate attorney.