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0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Q: If u have a yr suspended sentence will you go to jail for failure to yield and causing a car accident after paying fine?

My friend is under a 1 yr suspended sentence for getting caught without car insurance last July. He recently got in a car accident for failure to yield. He didn’t cause any injuries and doesn’t believe he was completely at fault but there’s no cameras or evidence of who is at fault. He paid... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Arkansas on
Q: Does my exhusband have to disclose the address to which he is moving? We have joint custody

Nothing is expressly stipulated in the decree.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: A friend loaned me there vehicle when I did not return it after 3 days the cops were called and I even had there keys
Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes answered on May 18, 2022

When you are loaned property it is considered to be granting you a license to use the property. This license has limits. That distinguishes a loan from a gift. The rightful owner may cancel the license or loan. The fact that one possesses the property initially with the owner's permission does... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: Can I be charged with shoplifting if I never left the store?
Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes answered on May 18, 2022

Yes. Concealing of merchandise while inside the store is sufficient to be charged with the offense. However, there may be a circumstance where "concealing" the merchandise was inadvertent or unknown to the accused. In that case, an accused may not have formed the requisite criminal intent... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Arkansas on
Q: My HOA placed lien on my house for failing to pay $50. Now it's $280 but President will not show me why it so much.

I didn't pay my 2021 HOA fee. $50. Now my HOA put a lien on my property until dues are payed. Now it's $280 but my president will not provide me with any kind of invoice or itemized breakdown of the fee or a receipt from the lawyer that was used in placing the lien. All I want is to see... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Municipal Law for Arkansas on
Q: Are code enforcement officers subject to the same restrictions placed on other officers, such as warrant requirements?

We have a code enforcement officer who has been charged and settled out of court for violating a plaintiff's 1st, 4th amendment rights while employed by another city. He continues to do these things now, claiming he cannot be trespassed, that he does not need a warrant to gather evidence from... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: Can a drug charge be enhanced if I had no prior drug conviction in Arkansas

My charge was enhanced from simple possession to possession with intent to deliver and manufacturing with no prior drug charge is that legal for the prosecutor to enhance that charge in Arkansas

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: Can u ask for a jury trial for a dependency case

I ask the public defender and she said no I haven't seen no paper work since my children haven been in dhs i ask no reply my child have been injured I ask for reports no reply ask judge she look over me

0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Arkansas on
Q: Entering on rapm from haskell, 18 wheeler cut over and I hit the wait while turning on the ramp. Top right fender is bad

Couldn't squeeze over the of wall but the absolutely not even 90 degrees turn on on the ramp to 30 is I'm possibly. It's more like 45 degree angle. I didny want to get spattered but the corner of on ramp and truck coming over sure did a number in my right fender and considering this... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Copyright for Arkansas on
Q: hi, is it legal to record a few minutes of a movie that i do now own? I want to screen record the batman to make a joke

The movie is "The batman" and I would like to just record small clips of the movie to make a video and send it to a friend maybe for a laugh. Not for any copyright or credit or anything like that.

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Arkansas on
Q: Dealership fixed my truck and said it was ready for pickup. I had a claim with the VA to maybe pay for services so I

So t took the truck in my possession

They say I stole my truck

Theft of services

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Arkansas on
Q: The neighbors allow my mom and I to run off their water supply. I pay for what I use, can they legally shut my side off?

They unhooked my hose from my house. Then they shut the valve off from the water source coming from the ground.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Arkansas on
Q: Terminated for damage to comp property due to no fault wreck in comp vehicle. Disqualified for Unemployment ins?

I was driving in a storm to a service appointment and hydroplaned, totalling the vehicle. No other vehicle was damaged just mine. Good work record, no written dictionary infractions, good relationship. I was told their insurance wouldn't cover me any longer.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: when does a suspended sentence go into affect when the sentence is 36 months ADC and 36 SIS in ark.

the prosecutor states that this person was arrested on April 19, for possession with purpose to deliver methamphetamines'. When in fact this person was arrest April 19, 2021 for possession of paraphernalia . Then on June 25th the state went in and changed his charges to the possession with... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: i am in drug court program in arkansas. how do i appeal their decisions due to lack of communication

i have co occuring disorders, they will not listen to my concerns or acknowledge my choice of rehab (which i graduated from) because they dont think it was long enough. when i try to tell them what i learn they disregard it. they dont let me express my feelings instead they invalidate them and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Arkansas on
Q: Do covenant, conditions and restrictions for real property expire if the document does not have a specified date?

If a CCR was created in 1994 with no specified expiration date does it ever expire or is it lifetime?

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