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Q: I want to start a topless cleaning service in Little Rock Arkansas. Is this legal?

We would offer topless cleaning in home or of a car in a home garage. We would offer topless servers for parties. Also, we would offer guys in tight underwear for women who were interested in these services. No sexual acts would be condoned/approved. Their lowest extremities (vagina, penis, or an... Read more »

Don Spears
Don Spears answered on Nov 10, 2016

Under Arkansas law 5-14-112 you might have a problem. The law reads as follows:

(a) A person commits indecent exposure if, with the purpose to arouse or gratify a sexual desire of himself or herself or of any other person, the person exposes his or her sex organs:

(1) In a public...
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Q: If I move to Arkansas and start a business in Arkansas, does that classify me as a resident of Arkansas?
Brandon M Haubert
Brandon M Haubert answered on Apr 25, 2016

No. Residency tests are different for different areas of the law, e.g. the test for college tuition is not the same as the test to file divorce. You need to look into exactly what you are trying to claim residency for. That being said, if you move to Arkansas and get a place to live, Arkansas... Read more »

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Q: What are the laws in Arkansas for a general blacksmith who wants to start their own business?

By general, I mean farm tools, repairing any equipment, but also making swords, knives etc

Brandon M Haubert
Brandon M Haubert answered on Apr 25, 2016

You can form either an LLC or a Corporation at the Secretary of State's website. You may want a consultation with lawyer and accountant to discuss what type of entity and tax setup is best for you.

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