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Q: my husband is facing domestic battery 3rd degree and we are trying to find out what he is facing this is his first time

going to jail now he did get a ticket last summer over having a conflict with a boy over his daughter which he paid the ticket we are in Arkansas and it was ageist our son . are son pushed his dad and his dad grab him and pushed him to the kitchen sink which that's where it started at and the cops... Read more »

Adam Joseph Childers
Adam Joseph Childers answered on Oct 10, 2017

A domestic battery 3rd degree charge is a Misdameanor meaning there is a possibility of up to 1 year in jail and a fine of up $2,500. That does not mean that he will go to jail for a year, but it is a possiblity.

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Q: my fiancee has a protection order against her ex boyfriend because he used to beat her, and he knowingly comes by her

He purposely comes by her and we have reported when he made a threat several times and law enforcement nor the court will do anything...she is scared daily because she believes she will get hurt or end up dead because law enforcement refuses to take any action...what can we do to put an end to this... Read more »

Adam Joseph Childers
Adam Joseph Childers answered on Sep 10, 2017

if she has an order of protection you will want to file a police report after the next contact by the ex-boyfriend. Have evidence of the contact, i.e. text message or email, and then take the evidence and police report to the Prosecuting Attorney's Office to have them look at filing charges for... Read more »

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Q: What do I do about my fiancee ex, she keeps messaging from fake profiles and harassing us? I have proof its her too

We have blocked her many times over on our Facebook's, but she just creates more fake one's, this has been going on for almost ten months. I recently started saving the messages and we know its her because she has sent pictures to my fiancee, we just block her but we've told her to leave us alone... Read more »

James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr answered on Sep 8, 2017

File a police report then take that report to your local prosecutor. If they do not issue a warrant, then ask them to send the Ex a caution letter.

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Q: Average sentence for battery in 2nd degree

No prior prison but 4 battery charges as misdemeanors in 20 yrs

James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr answered on Aug 19, 2017

Battery 2 is usually a felony. In Arkansas, depending on the alleged victim input, usually a probation offer from the State. You have to get the correct attorney also. Lots more we need to know to give you a better answer.

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Q: Can I get a concealed carry license in arkansas with misdemeanors on my record? Dwi 1st 03/13 and DB3 1st 01/16
W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman answered on Jul 7, 2017

If DB3 stands for domestic battery 3rd them you can't even legally own, possess, or touch a firearm in any state in the union until you get a pardon from the governor, which is not uncommon.

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Q: My boyfriend got charged with demostic violence charge how long can he not be around me
Brandon M Haubert
Brandon M Haubert answered on May 23, 2017

It depends on the Court. The prosecutor typically asks for a restraining order. You should be able to call the prosecutor and ask.

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Q: can petitioner be arrested for violating order of protection
Stefan K. McBride
Stefan K. McBride answered on Mar 20, 2017

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Divorce for Arkansas on
Q: Less than 2 weeks after I married this man he abused me and was put in jail for 3rd degree battery can I get an annaullm

I also have an order of protection against him as well. He was in jail for 2 nights and 3 days. Because of hitting me in the face. Can it be annulled or do I have to get a divorce??

Stefan K. McBride
Stefan K. McBride answered on Mar 15, 2017

If you voluntarily entered into the marriage and he didn't lie to you about something that would have made you not marry him, you will need to file for a divorce, not annulment.

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