1. Public Intoxication

    Public intoxication, also known as "public drunk" or "drunk in public" is an interesting topic.  The main point of interest is how the law defines public.  According to Miss. Code Ann. § 97-29-47 "If any person shall profanely swear or curse, or use vulgar and indecent language, or be drunk in a…Read More

  2. Simple Assault and Law Enforcement

    We have discussed Simple Assault in previous posts, including our last post which discusses the victim being pregnant as an aggravating factor, this post warns of the consequences of assaulting a law enforcement officer. Just as the type of acts which would normally constitute a simple assault, a mi…Read More

  3. Welcome Back Ole Miss Students and Incoming Freshmen and Transfers

    Haymans and Company, PLLC welcomes back current Ole Miss students and extends a first welcome to the incoming freshman class and transfer students. We know that you will enjoy your time at Ole Miss and in Oxford as much as we do. While we know that you will enjoy the Square celebrating Ole Miss vict…Read More

  4. Haymans Law Criminal Defense Attorneys

    We understand facing criminal charges can be intimidating and highly stressful. Dealing with criminal charges on your own can be frustrating and usually leads to an outcome that is not best for you. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping people facing all types of criminal charges get fair treatment…Read More

  5. Simple Assault?

    As has been discussed in previous posts, "simple assault" is a misdemeanor resulting from a person: knowingly or recklessly causing bodily injury to another, negligently causing bodily injury to another with a weapon, or even threatening a person in such a manor that they fear serious bodily harm. …Read More

  6. Expunge a Felony?

    While having a conviction or plea of guilty expunged from your record is one of the great second chances provided by our criminal justice system, it is not always an available option. In Mississippi not only are misdemeanors eligible to be expunged, but some felonies are as well. However, there is a…Read More

  7. Like it Never Even Happened

    In Mississippi if you are convicted of or plead guilty to a misdemeanor there is a good chance you will have the opportunity to have that conviction expunged from your record. Having a conviction expunged from your record is essentially a reset button, it gives you the opportunity to truthfully stat…Read More

  8. Expungement

    In its most simple terms an expungement is the process by which certain convictions, guilty pleas, arrests, and records can be effectively erased and/or be hidden from the public. Having your record expunged allows you to truthfully and legally to state that you have no criminal record on most appli…Read More