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trespassing

One phrase from the most famous prayer of all says:   “… and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us”…   Some translate the word “trespasses” as sins, others as “debts”.  Today, we think of trespassing in a different context, involving violations of landowner rights.  But the origins of the word make […]

A common question asked by Mississippi landowners is about the legal obligation a landowner owes to a trespasser.  Landowners often worry that individuals trespassing on their property, hunting their property boundaries, fishing in their ponds, driving 4-wheelers through their old logging roads, might sue them if injured. Your Responsibilities As A Landowner However, in Mississippi […]