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2 Answers | Asked in Agricultural Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Arkansas on
Q: I have been divorced from a man who was killed a few years ago. I now have to reply to this, they are foreclosing proper

We were not married at the time of his death so what could this mean?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 15, 2020

I'm sorry for your difficult situation. If you have an interest in the property and want to prevent foreclosure, you must act without delay. Four weeks have gone by and your post remains open. Time is of the essence here. If you need to prevent foreclosure and have not already acted by now,... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Small Claims for Arkansas on
Q: I have a family member that has a warrant out for their arrest for a Class A theft misdemeanor in Arkansas of $199.65

What is the possible penalty they may face and they currently do not have a record and have never been arrested. This will be their first offense.

Degen Clow
Degen Clow answered on Jan 7, 2020

This is an A - Misdemeanor, the penalty range is up to 1 year in county jail and up to a $2,500 fine. Because they are a first offender, their are several ways to handle this type of case to try to keep it off their record and help avoid any jail time. You should consult with a criminal defense... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Arkansas on
Q: Does a loss prevention have the right to break my wrist or can i sue him. I am a female & he hit my 14 year old daughter

He stopped me fidnt say who was just i had to leave with him. I was scared so we ran & he grabbed my wrist & threw me down & broke my wrist.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 27, 2019

If I said no, would you simply drop it?

I doubt it.

Contact a personal injury attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Arkansas on
Q: A franchiser I had services with closed. My services with them didn't finish, what should I do? I paid upfront.

I have contacted them and they have told me they can't reimburse me any money back. It was a laser treatment I had purchased in advance. They charged me over $900 for 6 sessions, only 2 were completed.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 31, 2018

If the franchiser has filed bankruptcy, all you can do is file a proof of claim. If they have not filed bankruptcy, you can go file a criminal complaint for theft by failure to make required disposition of property.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Litigation and Domestic Violence for Arkansas on
Q: When declaring someone in Arkansas's address. What should law enforcement go by?

Does a person, who is a guest at a residence, have the right to concent a legal search?

Stewart Whaley
Stewart Whaley answered on Jun 12, 2018

It depends on what happened. If consent is voluntary (state must prove) and the person is apparently authorized to give consent, the search is probably legal (see Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure 11.2). Think about. If you give a guest access to a residence, what's the difference in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Can a police officer

Can a police officer have a no contact order with him when investigating a domestic violence report and can he arrest a person and make them sign the order before he incsrcerates. And have the judge signed the order before he books the defendant?

Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes answered on Apr 18, 2018

If I understand our statement of facts correctly, the answer is no.

There may be other grounds for an arrest but not for an order that did not exist at the time of the allegedly offending behavior.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: can a person get away with attempted murder? I live in a small town in arkansas, where i walk around from to time. I

was beaten almost to death airlifted to med in memphis with bleading on brain. I pressed charges against him, but nothing is being done about it, they are saying I provoked him, but i didnt I had no kind of weapon on me, it was turned over to a deputy proscecuting attorney. he said he is declining... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Apr 10, 2018

If a prosecutor doesn't want to prosecute unfortunately it only emboldens the assaulter. Best thought is to consider relocating if you can get work elsewhere. As far as dealing with some of the fallout, suggest you google

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Arkansas on
Q: Where can I get a copy of motion of discovery on a state vs defendant in the state of arkansas/drew county court
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 24, 2015

Your attorney? If not, then go see the court clerk and ask to see the official court file.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Arkansas on
Q: How can I get a copy of my motion of discovery from 2003
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 24, 2015

Go see the court clerk and ask to see the official file on the case.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Arkansas on
Q: How long does it take for a U.S. District Court judge to post a written opinion?
Charles Snyderman
Charles Snyderman answered on Jan 6, 2013

There is no time limit.

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