Stewart Whaley's answer Can't do a contingency fee in Arkansas divorces. It will be difficult securing a pro bono divorce. If the parties agree to an uncontested divorce, you may find a reasonable, fixed-fee option.
Arkansas Rule 1.5(d) (d) A lawyer shall not enter into an arrangement for, charge, or collect:
(1) any fee in a domestic relations matter, the payment or amount of which is contingent upon the securing of a divorce or upon the amount of alimony or support, or property settlement in lieu...
James E Hensley Jr's answer You need to talk with a lawyer. You could go to prison from one year to several years. Being revoked means you did not follow the Court's orders regarding your probation. Your question is very broad. We need to know where the case is, the Judge's name, your charges, your name, the specifics of your probation order, etc. Most lawyers will answer your question over the phone. The lawyers listed here are great to help. I'll be glad to talk with you too.
Peter Munsing's answer People that do that type of thing tend to be poor or not have assets. Short answer is you can sue him,but that won't get you anything but a piece of paper. You want to get with the DA's victim assistance coordinator, and ask that restitution be part of any sentence. As far as the doctor bills, if you had homeowners, see if that will cover them. If not see if your state has a program for crime victim assistance. For the trauma I also suggest you conatct a counselor who does EMDR. Google:...
Richard Lane Hughes' answer Yes. You can always dispute alleged grounds for divorce. The party that asserts grounds for and seeks a divorce or other relief bears the burden of proof. However, you must timely answer, in writing, denying that grounds or a particular ground exists or you may waive your right to contest the divorce.
W. Whitfield Hyman's answer If there is a CI you can get their name and let the defendant watch the video, but then the prosecutor has a right to change the offer for the worse or just set it for trial.
You have a right to Discovery but no right to an offer.
James E Hensley Jr's answer Well, gun rights are sort of tricky in Arkansas and some states. The statute of which you speak is drugs. You are probably eligible to have your record sealed. It sounds like your record has been sealed. If so, you can vote and don't have to admit that you have ever been arrested. After you have your record sealed, you can petition the Governor to restore your gun rights.
To have your gun rights restored, you will have to file a clemency action with the Governor of the State of...
Steven McNicholl's answer Ultimately it is up to her whether she should fight the case. DWIs can be very fight -able depending on the facts. She should ask her attorney about his reasoning for wishing to plead guilty, there could be a valid reason.
Visitation and child support are separate. That is, she had no right to stop visitation because you aren’t paying. Only the judge can modify the visitation.
She needs to go through the court/OCSE to address child support, not keep you from seeing the child. Since she’s withholding visitation, you would basically ask for a hearing to make her explain why she’s not in contempt for violating the court order.
1) You must have your record sealed. A Battery III can be sealed five years after you are finished with probation, payment of fees, restitution, costs, etc. Don't bother filing anything with the Governor or ACIC until the time has ran. You will be wasting your money: and
2) After you have the order to seal and Arkansas Crime Information Center has sealed your record, you can petition the Governor of Arkansas to...
James E Hensley Jr's answer You need a lawyer for sure right now! This is a Class A Misdemeanor in Arkansas. You could receive a sentence in the county jail for one year and a fine of up to $2,500.00. Depending on the lawyer you hire and the Judge, you could have the case dismissed or spend some time in jail. Your lawyer will review the police reports to see why they arrested you. Typically, to make such an arrest, the police must see some physical injury on your wife or she was in fear for her well-being. She...
James E Hensley Jr's answer Perhaps. A mental evaluation is ordered for a defendant when the Judge, your lawyer, or the Prosecutor believe you may not understand the gravity of the situation. In Arkansas, to be fit to stand trial is a fairly low burden. The defendant must 1) understand the charges against him and 2) be able to assist his attorney.
For the most part, when a mental evaluation (called Act III in Arkansas) it is done to ensure the defendant is fit to stand trial. Otherwise, any defendant who is...
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