2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 17 - Adoption, Change of Name, and Legitimation of Children.
93-17-17 - Grounds for setting aside proceedings limited.

§ 93-17-17. Grounds for setting aside proceedings limited.

For all purposes of this chapter, the chancery court shall be a court of general jurisdiction and it is declared to be the public policy of the state that no adoption proceedings shall be permitted to be set aside except for jurisdictional defects and for failure to file and prosecute the same under the provisions of this chapter. 

Sources: Codes, 1942, § 1269-07; Laws,  1955, Ex. ch. 34, § 7, eff from and after July 1, 1955.

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