The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) cannot represent either party in establishing visitation or custody rights. If you do not have a divorce decree or a court-ordered visitation, Pro Se litigation may be an option for you to get a visitation order signed by a Judge.
Pro Se means you will represent yourself in court without the assistance of an attorney. You would be responsible for completing and filing all legal forms with the courts.
If you have a divorce decree or an existing visitation order, and you are having problems or unresolved issues with visiting your child, Pro Se Petition to Cite for Contempt litigation is available for you to petition the court when you do not have an attorney. You would be responsible for completing and filing all legal forms with the courts. Click on the following Pro Se Petition to Cite for Contempt packet link: