Can I oppose a divorce in Mississippi?

Yes, you can oppose a divorce in Mississippi. In Mississippi, divorce is not automatic. In other words, the party pursuing the divorce must prove their grounds for divorce. In Mississippi, there are 12 grounds for divorce. Among the most basic ones would be adultery, habitual cruel and maltreatment, habitual drunkenness, abandonment, and those types of classic things. If a party fails to beat his burden or her burden of proof, then the divorce is not granted and the party stay married.