As is so often the case in legal matters, it depends. Arkansas law, like that of many states, takes the obligation to serve a responding party quite seriously, and failure to serve can be a basis for reversal on appeal. However, Arkansas’ appellate courts are also strict about the circumstances...Read more »
An Arkansas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week, and if you're dealing with appeals as a general matter, time is usually very much of the essence in taking steps to preserve your rights. From the description, it isn't fully clear what type of matter this...Read more »
I apparently have a bench warrant and writ of bodily attachment from 2011, at that time in my life I was very heavily an IV drug abuser, homeless, jobless... Now I have a full time job, an apartment, custody of my child and I’m a single mother, father of my child can’t be found so I need to... Read more »
It sounds like you have done well for yourself. Thanks for reaching out. The answer is yes but with a caveat that many Judges make you show up to have the warrant served on you. We need to know the charges and where the case is located. For instance, if you have misdemeanor charges in Conway, there...Read more »
Felony on husband aggravated assault. We had both been drinking n he lied on me later on a court date I was n rehab due to court order from mis court n was issued a fta felony judge n lawyer said if I didn't plea guilty id set n county for 4 months waiting on a court date my rehab was over 100... Read more »
Yes sir my name is Todd Buie. Got a quick question??? I have $7,000 in old fines, $13,000 in student loans from 6 years ago, an about $9,000 in medical bills. All this stuff is from around 2012. I got into some trouble an had to do around 3 years in prison. I been out for a couple years, no trouble... Read more »
It depends on what happened. If consent is voluntary (state must prove) and the person is apparently authorized to give consent, the search is probably legal (see Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure 11.2). Think about. If you give a guest access to a residence, what's the difference in...Read more »
The eighth circuit does not require the granting of certiorari or the granting of CERT. As such you have the opportunity to appeal to them directly without permission. I believe you have 30 days after the order is entered at the district level. This should not be taking as legal advice. If you...Read more »
They did file numerous motions culminating in a legal guardianship being granted to the grandparents and without the court ever one time in the whole procedure seeing the mother in court and has send all paperwork to the wrong address knowingly so the mother would not be informed of the proceedings... Read more »
The guardianship laws in Arkansas have changed in the last few years. Terminating a guardianship is a lot easier now. Contact an Arkansas attorney to discuss. The law is now on the side of a parent who is fit to care for the child. If that parent consented to the guardianship, it helps also....Read more »
My daughter had fins filled on her for trudacy but there was no trudacy her teacher had quit and keep her doctors notes instead of turning them in. She will not make it to 10 grade. Because of this. But I lost custody of my children for the failing of one test.
A felony trial ended in a guilty verdict. However, a separate charge in the trial received a directed verdict. I'm thinking of appealing the guilty verdict, however I'm worried that if my appeal is successful, the charge that received a directed verdict would be reinstated in a new trial. Thoughts?
If this is a federal agency decision, file a "petition for review" in the applicable circuit court of appeals under Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Judicial review is governed by the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 USC 605 et seq. Note that you will have to establish the...Read more »
That the appellate court found something in the record that basically was either an abuse of discretion or failed to meet the essential requirements of the law, something that caused the court to order that there has to be a new trial, this time without the objectional material in it.
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