Unless you are legally emancipated from your parents or married, which requires parental consent, your parents are still your guardians and can enlist law enforcement or the courts to help them if they feel you are acting against your best interests. To be emancipated you have to file a petition...View More
Without more information it is difficult to render an opinion. There are many factors that need to be considered before taking a plea offered by the prosecution, an attorney will review all the evidence the state has and must turn over to the defense in order to counter back to the prosecution with...View More
Generally a parent cannot relinquish their parental rights absent a dependency neglect action or a step-parent that stands ready and willing to adopt your child. Be aware that relinquishing your rights does not necessarily stop a child support order that is in place.
Papers were filed without my consent but I had already had a signed and notarized (by my ex-spouse and myself) paper that we agreed upon. The judge and his attorney never let me speak when we were on the phone. I want to appeal the decision.
You generally have thirty days from the date of the entry of the Order to file a Notice of Appeal. If you were not properly served with process the Court does not have personal jurisdiction over you and you can petition to have the divorce set aside and any Order void.
Medical malpractice is a civil tort for personal injury and must be filed within a certain time limit after the injury occurs, in Arkansas the time to file is within two years of the occurrence or one year following the discovery of a foreign object being left in the body. A person that suspects...View More
The crime of obscenity is often challenged under the First Amendment because the definition of what is obscene depends on the standards of the community. The US Supreme Court definition of obscenity is "we know it when we see it." Any form of child pornography is the most obvious and...View More
Generally being on "probation" is a sentence imposed for being found guilty or pleading guilty to a crime. Rather than serving a sentence incarcerated the defendant is allowed to serve their time under either supervised or unsupervised probation under the judicial system through probation...View More
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