Mendenhall Divorce Lawyer

Are you in need of a divorce or family law attorney in Mendenhall MS or any of the surrounding areas in Simpson County?  As a Mendenhall divorce lawyer, Witt Fortenberry is here to help reduce your stress by putting his divorce law experience and skill to work for you. Fortenberry Law Firm takes pride in resolving cases in a manner that fits each of the client's needs. Witt will vigorously represent you whether your case calls for traditional litigation, the collaborative process or mediation. Witt has the knowledge and proven track record to help you achieve your legal goals.

Witt Fortenberry represents people in all areas of divorce and family law including but not limited to child custody, child support, maintenance & alimony, and property division.

Fortenberry Law Firm provides experienced family law representation in a supportive environment. If you are looking for a caring lawyer to vigorously represent you in a divorce or child custody matter, Witt Fortenberry is here to help. The ultimate goal is always amicable resolution, but when litigation becomes necessary, you’ll want a Mendenhall divorce attorney with experience in complex litigation.

In most cases, negotiating parenting plans and property division agreements is an intense process. You will most likely be engaged in a continuing dialogue with your lawyer over a period of time. Fortenberry Law Firm offers high-quality, personal attention combined with timely and efficient communication to help you deal with issues as they arise.

Facing issues such as divorce, child custody, and estate planning is a traumatic experience. Working with your lawyer should not add to the negativity associated with these situations.

Grounds for Filing a Divorce in Mississippi

A divorce may be granted by a Mississippi court for the following grounds:


  • Irreconcilable Differences


  • Impotence
  • Committing adultery
  • Incarceration
  • Abuse of alcohol or drugs
  • Insanity for up to three years
  • Wife being pregnant by another without spouse knowing it
  • Willful desertion for at least one year
  • Cruel and inhuman treatment
  • One spouse lacking mental capacity to consent to divorce
  • Incest


Searching for a MENDENHALL divorce attorney?

If your marriage has reached the point of no return, it is imperative that you contact an experienced Mendenhall divorce lawyer. If you have questions concerning divorce or other family law issues, contact Witt Fortenberry today.