Mississippi Access to Justice Commission

Justice for All

Need Legal Assistance or Legal Forms?

The Commission is pleased to make available easy-to-use online legal forms for low- and moderate-income Mississippians seeking assistance with irreconcilable differences divorce, emancipation and adult name change matters. Find links to the online forms below:

Irreconcilable Differences Divorce (Both parties want to be divorced, do not have children, and will both sign the divorce papers). Click here to download an instruction sheet for handling most irreconcilable differences divorce matters in Mississippi.

Emancipation (You are under the age of 21, want to live independently from your parents, and both of your parents will sign the emancipation papers). Click here to download an instruction sheet for handling most emancipation matters in Mississippi.

Adult Name Change (You are over the age of 21 and want to legally change your name). Click here to download an instruction sheet for handling most adult name change matters in Mississippi.

If you need to try to get your civil filing fee waived, download the “Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis” and the “Pauper’s Affidavit.”

You can access Domestic Abuse Protection Order Forms from the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office by clicking here.

To find out if you are eligible to have your criminal record cleared, visit www.expungemississippi.com, a web application supported by the Commission and the Magnolia Bar Association.  In addition to helping users to determine their eligibility for expungement, the site also lists the names of legal aid organizations that offer free expungement assistance and the dates and locations of upcoming expungements legal clinics and workshops.

For a full list of Free Online Resources Sponsored by the Commission, click here.

The Commission has developed a Legal Clinic Toolkit for local bar associations. To access it, click here. Contact us with questions about the toolkit by calling 601-960-9581.

If you need legal assistance with other matters, or help with completing the above forms, contact one of Mississippi’s legal services providers, many of which provide services to individuals in need throughout the state. Click here for the list of Legal Services Providers in Mississippi.