Arkansas Questions & Answers

Q: I was wondering if my old DUI ticket in Arkansas has a statute of limitations even though I have paid the fine.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 12, 2017

Depends on the reasons why they suspended it or are still suspending it.

Have you paid the reinstatement fee? Have you taken the classes? Have you complied with everything else the court wanted you to do?
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Q: A family member died recently & owns a lot in Arkansas but is behind on his taxes. Do I need to try to recover the lot?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Probate for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 9, 2017

In my opinion, your decision should be based on economics, not legal factors. As you already recognize, it may not be worth the expense to do anything. In order to sell the lot, you would have to file the paperwork to administer his estate in order to get legal authority to sign the sale deed, and there is expense to that process, Then since the property is in another state, that could require an "ancillary administration" ( with more cost). Clearly, if the taxes are not paid, under TN law (...
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Q: In a Divorce if one spouse inherits money does the other Spouse have rights To any of it

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 8, 2017

You should check with an Arkansas attorney, but in most states inherited assets are considered separate property as long as the property is not commingled with marital funds. Income, however, from such funds may be considered in determining spousal support in many states.
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Q: Do I have enough for a civil suit?

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Education Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

They have to intend to permanently deprive you of the hot sauce in order to violate your property rights.

I have no idea if they can suspend over hot sauce or not, but it sounds ridiculous.
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Q: If I apply for services to receive child support, will the father be made aware of our home address?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Domestic Violence and Family Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 4, 2017

Call the Office of Child Support Enforcement in the County where you live. Tell them your concerns. They will help you. Realize though that if you start collecting support he is entitled to visit the child. You might cause yourself a lot of trouble. In some states, you can terminate his rights because he has not seen or supported the child in several years. One more concern: he is the father. You had a child with him. By law, he and the child are entitled to have a relationship. If you...
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Q: I went to court for a traffic violation. I pleaded not guilty. The traffic violation date was reset for trial . After I

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 4, 2017

You have not provided enough details for anyone to answer this question. The only way a lawyer could answer any of this is if you hired him to go talk to the prosecutor.
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Q: i am 53 years old disabled and was married 16 months ago, my wife walked on me. she wants to do a pro se divorce.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Nov 1, 2017

There's no way to answer that without knowing more about your particular financial situation. Typically, you would be entitled to half of the portion of her retirement plan that accrued during the marriage. You would do well to contact an attorney to make sure you're getting everything that you're entitled to.
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Q: How do i find a probono lawyer in arkansas

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 31, 2017

For criminal law that is called a public defender.
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Q: My dog got hit no leash law am I responsible for repairs of the car? Lady was on her cell phone

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 31, 2017

Turn it over to your insurance company. You are each partially at fault.She should have been looking and wasn't . You have a duty whatever animal it is to keep it off the roadway. Which means stop it from getting on the roadway in the first place.
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Q: How many years to you get for capital murder and aggrevated assault?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 30, 2017

Capital murder is the big one. It's most likely that if he is guilty of capital murder the he is looking at either death or life without parole
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Q: I am a class A cdl holder. My record is spotless. I got a speeding ticket today. 67 in a 55 should I fight it?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 30, 2017

I would if I was in your position. There are number of things that can happen, the prosecutor can reduce the charge or work something out. Does not hurt to fight the ticket.
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Q: What my husband was just charged with felon in possession of a firearm. He was charged with a felony in 2010. Charges?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 27, 2017

I assume you are asking if he can get rehab instead of probation, suspended time, or jail time. It will all depend on your husbands criminal history and negotiations with the prosecuting attorney's office. But, it can be a part of an offer that the prosecution makes in your husbands case.
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Q: I want to petition for my Dad to come to the U.S. Should I fill out the I-130 Form even if he has felonies?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 23, 2017

If he has multiple felonies, I don't believe he would be admissible to the United States.
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Q: Can I legally abandon my conditional green card and reapply for a green card later on in life?

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 23, 2017

Why not apply for a re-entry permit to preserve your residency card? If your husband has been assigned to work abroad by his employer you may be able to keep your card. Otherwise, yes, he can petition for you again, but this time for a 10 year card.
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Q: Can a pardoned felon be a guardian in Arkansas?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

Theoretically, yes. Arkansas law specifies that “unpardoned” felons cannot be guardians. Ark. Code Ann. § 28-65-203.
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Q: If I'm on the birth certificate, as the biological father, can I pick up my child from a grandparents or daycare center?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

You’ll need to file a petition to establish paternity. A birth certificate alone is not enough. You have no right to the child if you were never married to the child’s mother until you establish paternity. Then you can ask for visitation or custody.
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Q: How do I find out if my husband has filed for divorce

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 19, 2017

You can use Court Connect to look up the case online by his name. If you’re in a county that participates in efiling then you should also be able to look at his Complaint.
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Q: Can city code enforcement demand your identification when on your property?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Only if they suspect you of a violent crime or destruction of property or theft.
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Q: I sold a 2013 Jaguar XF on ebay and shipped it across the country and buyer says I am responsible for $5000 or repairs.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

To be specific, ebay terms of sale will apply. As you will be keeping periodic service record of vehicle which is sufficient on you part. Moreover, vehicle was sold "as is" therefore no liability on the seller after the vehicle delivered and received by the buyer. By the way, what was the total value of vehicle paid?
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Q: If a defendant is under a SIS and has not been yet convicted of but is incarcerated for a new charge can it be revoked?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017
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