Practice Areas

As briefly stated on our home page, The Law Office of Joseph D. Songy is a general practice law firm. However, we do focus on certain areas of practice. The majority of our law practice is composed of Chancery Court matters, criminal defense, and personal injury. Divorce, child custody, child support, and adoption are all Chancery Court matters, as well as estates and other equitable claims. Criminal cases are handled in either Circuit Court, Justice Court, or Municipal Court, depending on whether they are felonies or misdemeanors. Felonies are handled in Circuit Court, while misdemeanors are handled in Justice Court and Municipal Court. Personal Injury and other matters of law, with exception to equitable causes of action, are handled Circuit Court and Justice Court. Below is a list of the areas in which our law firm practices.

Practice Areas: Adoption, Appeals, Business Formation, Car Wrecks, Child Custody, Child Support, Conservatorships, Contracts, Criminal Defense, Debt Collection, Divorce, Drug Charge, DUI, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Expungement, Felony, Guardianships, Garnishment, Hunting Accidents, Landlord/Tenant Law, Liens, Medical Malpractice, Misdemeanors, Name Change, Offshore Injury, Paternity, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Small Claims, Termination of Parental Rights, Tort Litigation, Tractor-Trailer Accidents, Trusts, Unemployment, Warranty Deeds, Wills

Coverage Areas: Hattiesburg, Purvis, Sumrall, Columbia, Petal, Laurel, Magee, Collins, Wiggins, Waynesboro, Lucedale, Jackson, Meridian, Poplarville, Picayune, Biloxi, Gulfport, Longbeach, and surrounding areas