She got caught forging my signature on the horses registration papers. Now she's sueing me for 20k for the 2 years she's had my horse. What kind of attorney do i need
answered on Apr 15, 2021
Get a lawyer who will answer your calls even on weekends. You will probably owe her some money and she wants to keep the horse instead of taking payment. My cousin is one of the top trainers in the mid-south. Her fee is $375 per month per horse. That would come to around $9,000 in your case. Since... Read more »
My god daughter has been living with me for over 2yrs. Her parents are separated (for about the same amount of time) can they sign custody over to me in their divorce? Or does that have to be done separately?
answered on Mar 8, 2021
It's called a guardianship and does require a Court action. You will do the divorce AND guardianship at the same time. Many Judges prefer two different actions. There is a lot going on in a guardianship. Many guardianships turn into adoption at some time. Parents often let the guardian (you)... 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 »
answered on Mar 8, 2021
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 »
Specifically, the NCO is for both parties & the charge is domestic battery 3rd degree. Hearing set for 4/14/21; incident occurred 2/20/21. Both spent 48hts in Benton Co jail on Saturday evening, & both were released on Monday norming after Judge ruled that there was no bond required. We... Read more »
answered on Feb 27, 2021
Thank you for reaching out. Couple things of concern:
You are going to be in law school. This charge will cause you some grief when you apply to the bar; specifically, even though you win the charge and your record is sealed, make sure you tell the bar about it on your application and... Read more »
It was a fentanyl overdose and they searched my apartment bc they said they knew my husband was a drug dealer and we are both on parole and they found drugs in our apartment and took us both to jail after saving someone’s life with Narcan that I received from a harm reduction organization and... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2021
Seems like you would receive better treatment saving a life. When you are on parole, any law enforcement officer may search you, your home, your car, etc. A few years ago, I took the issue of who may search a person to the Arkansas Supreme Court after my client was searched by some police officers... Read more »
They took seven of my guns say one was stolen claiming I had links to drug trafficking no drugs found.haven't found charges yet but say they are going to charge me with theft by receiving what do I do
answered on Feb 11, 2021
You need to speak with an attorney who works in the Federal Courts. Right now. Don't speak with anyone until you speak with that attorney!!
answered on Jan 17, 2021
About 5 years ago, I took this same issue to the Arkansas Supreme Court. The facts sound the same. My client was out on parole and the agreement said his "probation/parole officer" could search my client's home and vehicle. A local officer stopped my guy and searched his car. We... Read more »
Her parents wont let father see the child nor answer his calls je eas very much involved in the childs life.
answered on Dec 27, 2020
Absolutely. In fact, the father is now the custodian. Depending on the facts and circumstances, he can get an order to pick up the child. Lots of issues here but dad may be in the controlling position. The grandparents will probably try to adopt the child or at least get guardianship. Dad needs to... Read more »
i dont feel like he is helping me any what so every never returns phone calls or emails isnt filing all the stuff that should be filed he saying as its a waste of time but its not like he just has no interest!! can i get a second opinion before i end up in prison bc my lawyer dont seem to care!!
answered on Dec 4, 2020
You can speak with another attorney even though you have retained a lawyer. In fact, most lawyers want their clients to consider other options if a client is not satisfied. The goal is to help a client avoid jail or the repercussions of a criminal charge. I would be very surprised if your lawyer is... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2020
Hello there. I'm having trouble understanding your question. Are you wanting an inmate's LAWYER charged? Perhaps you want a lawyer for an ADC inmate?
Her family is in Arkansas, can she come here with son against fathers will and file for divorce?
answered on Oct 25, 2020
Yes, as long as there is no pending action in CO. Also, she should speak to an Arkansas Family Lawyer to ensure there is nothing else that would cause trouble. Jim
answered on Oct 4, 2020
"MU" means "Misdemeanor Unclassified." In Arkansas Misdemeanors are classified as
A Up to 1 year in the county jail and $2,500. This is for DWI 1.
B Up to 90 days in the county jail and $1,000.
C Up to 30 days in the county jail and $500 fine.
U... Read more »
He called 911 to have them come out and assess his arm. The cops arrived... and i left with my mother.. she came to pick me up.. my concern is i am a nurse and i have a license to protect... any advise or legal suggestions. He is taking full responsibility for everything..
answered on Aug 31, 2020
You should be o.k. Police Officers are great about considering the impact of their decisions on people. If you were not issued a citation or arrested, the police probably issued a police report. It is difficult to locate a copy.
This police report might be considered if there is another... Read more »
He has made gang claims of AB and made threats of calling gang member to kill me after cops leave he has made threats with a pittbull he has came at me violently in front of witnesses he is mental person go to mental hospital alot so cops dont seem to want to make a legit case are whole... Read more »
answered on Jul 14, 2020
The police are having issues because they must see the event occur. This neighbor most-likely does not act out in front of the police. You can file a complaint with your local prosecutor. Someone from the Prosecutor's office will review your statement and then make a decision whether or not to... Read more »
I am not married to the father of my child and As I understand the court system says I have to have someone to adopt my child; ie: boyfriend or husband. Why? I am willing and capable of taking full responsibility, I will establish a will with guardianship in case something happens to me and... Read more »
answered on Jul 14, 2020
In Arkansas, you can adopt your own child. You don't need someone else to adopt the child for you or with you. Seems odd but you basically follow the adoption statute; i.e., you must be over 18, of sound mind, have no felonies on your record, be able to care for the child and a few others that... Read more »
He has not had any contract in 8 years. Is it possible this can end going in my ex's favor in court instead?
answered on Jun 29, 2020
If a parent goes more than one year without seeing the child on a regular basis OR goes more than one year without paying any meaningful support, that parent's rights may be terminated. As such, your husband could adopt if:
He has a good relationship with the child for such duration he... Read more »
Will hiring a good lawyer and taking a rehab course reduce my sentence?
answered on May 17, 2020
Most certainly. Speak with several attorneys. Ask them how many jury trials they have had. Anything more than 25 is pretty good. Please realize that most criminal jury trials are not won. In fact, having jury experience is respected by Prosecutors. Thus, the offers are better for attorneys with... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2020
Until the DHS case is closed it is doubtful any other action will be considered. I understand you want to get the child out of DHS involvement but filing such an action will not help you in the DHS case. Typically you will have an attorney appointed in the DHS case. If so, you probably don't... Read more »
We made the transaction on camera with a bank teller who verified he had sufficient $ in his accountThe $ cleared into my account, then the next day it was returned to the buyer. I lost the $ and my car. Now they aren't answering the phone. What can I do?
answered on May 9, 2020
File a complaint with the police department where this event occurred. Then take that complaint to the prosecutor. This is a crime even though stopping payment on a check is allowed. Failing to return the vehicle is theft.
answered on Apr 26, 2020
Love to help. Need a bit more information though.
If you are a victim typically the police and prosecutor can help you file charges.
Tell us a little more. What happened to you. Tell us who the other parties are.
What City and County did this happen?
Anyone arrested?... Read more »
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