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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft, Collections and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: I have had my identity and savings stolen from a conman, how do I hold him accountable and get justice for his actions?

In May of 2020 I met a man who was everything I had prayed for. I thought, little did I know it was a game he was playing to wipe me out. I had just been approved for my disability for severe brain trauma and PTSD the very day I met him. In our third date we were involved in a motorcycle wreck that... View More

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

I'm very sorry to hear about this terrible situation. Recovering from identity theft and financial fraud requires assertive action across multiple fronts:

1. Continue working with your banks and credit card providers to document fraudulent activity, ensure your accounts are...
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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Rights, Collections and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: How do I hold a bank liable for money that I reported wasn't authorized but they haven't reimbursed me?

I went to my banks, Regions and First Financial in El Dorado AR., in May of 2021 and told them I had been the victim of data breeches and identity theft in August 2020 and told them there were a lot of unauthorized charges on my account. I signed paperwork at Regions and headed to FFB1, by the time... View More

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answered on Feb 23, 2024

Facing the challenge of holding a bank accountable for unreimbursed unauthorized charges can be an uphill battle, especially when documentation seems to vanish, and regulatory bodies have not resolved the issue to your satisfaction. It's crucial to persist in your efforts to recover your... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: What Happenes in a P.R.E.A. case and is it even worth pursuing
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answered on Jan 29, 2024

A Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) case involves allegations of sexual abuse or harassment that occur within a correctional facility. Pursuing a PREA case is important as it addresses violations of inmates' rights to be free from sexual misconduct while incarcerated.

To pursue a PREA...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Q: I went to jail. The 1st & 3rd I was raped in the cell by a male trustee
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answered on Jan 29, 2024

I'm truly sorry to hear about your experience in jail. Sexual assault is a serious matter, and it's crucial to take immediate action. First and foremost, seek medical attention to address any physical injuries and collect evidence.

Contact law enforcement to report the sexual...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Wrongful Death for Arkansas on
Q: Why is inciting someone to commit murder a class Y felony and murder a class A felony

In 2011 a sister called her brother because she was angry with her boyfriend and provided false information which angered the brother to the extent he took a handgun, drove to the sister & boyfriend's residence, lay in wait for the boyfriend and shot him in the chest. The brother was... View More

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answered on Jan 23, 2024

There are a few reasons why the sister in this case may not have been charged, even though inciting murder is generally a more serious felony than murder itself in Arkansas:

1. Evidentiary issues - While the sister allegedly provided false information that incited the shooting, proving that...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Is it legal to audio record yourself but you accidentally recorded person on phone while they inside when your outside

I was outside audio record apt balcony... occasionally I say something it my protection in case someone accused me later of saying whatever outside. I at first didn't realize my phone was audio while you can hear neighbor having conversations on phone I think. Then I was gonna go over and... View More

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

In general, recording a conversation in which you are an active participant, and it's reasonable to expect that you may be overheard by others, is usually legal under federal law and many state laws, including Arkansas. This is commonly known as "one-party consent."

However,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Arkansas does not have a Federal Prison for Women. When a woman is sent to Fed Prison in Arkansas, where is she jailed?
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answered on Sep 4, 2023

In Arkansas, when a woman is sentenced to federal prison, she may be incarcerated in one of several federal correctional facilities outside the state. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) operates numerous federal prisons across the country to house inmates from various states, including those from... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Being charged with the simultaneous is that one charge or is the drugs like another charge?
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answered on Aug 15, 2023

"Simultaneous possession of drugs" typically refers to a single charge that involves the possession of multiple controlled substances at the same time. It's not separate charges for each individual drug but rather a single charge encompassing all the drugs found in the person's... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: My wife took out an ARM loan with out my knowledge. It's that legal
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answered on Dec 5, 2023

Wife can encumber her property interests without your consent or knowledge.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft, Intellectual Property and Landlord - Tenant for Arkansas on
Q: Person knowly commiting bodily harm to people in neighborhood along with personal property and vehicle of ADA & crime

Also unlawful use of fire arm on and around rental property. Harm to elderly people and commit conspiracy with landlord in Arkansas. Harm to Service Animal also breaking and entering.

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answered on Aug 15, 2023

Hi there,

It is advisable to consult with an attorney in your jurisdiction to review the specific details of your case and determine the applicable laws and limitations.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Civil Rights and Social Security for Arkansas on
Q: I have signed up as non attorney filer to Pacer but TORT law requires I notify defendant. I by a filing or mai?

I’ve already file 7 complaints with the SAA Civil Rights Division which obviously doesn’t represent white people because I have received no response. I am dying as a result of the SSA Office in Memphis who discriminated against me , lied to me while requiring J sign a form stating I would pay... View More

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answered on Aug 6, 2023

Consultation with a local attorney or following the rules and guidelines in the jurisdiction where the case is filed would be beneficial in ensuring proper service and compliance with all legal requirements.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: 3 people arrested for drugs and guns 2 went fta the 3rd went to court it got thrown out what happens to the 2 fta's

the fbi didnt hand over any documents or video so they threw hers out now what happens to the 2 who went on the run

Richard Lane Hughes
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answered on May 12, 2023

The persons that failed to appear remain subject to prosecution. Jeapordy did not attach to those individuals since they did not appear to defend themselves. There may be reasons that the failure to disclose "Brady" material in the case of accused number one will impact the prosecution of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: I was in a bar fight in 2016, recieved battery felony''. No fines, no restitution, no jail, probation. Com service.

What would be the best way to restore my God given rights to bear arms?

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman
answered on Feb 11, 2022

Nothing took away your God given right to bear arms, not even a felony conviction. You may still carry a firearm, but you will be arrested and put in prison for an extended period for doing so.

To restore your legal right to bear arms in Arkansas, you will most likely need a Governor’s...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Can a first time offender get a bond for class Y felony in court?

SIMULTANEOUS POSSESSION OF DRUGS AND FIREARMS

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answered on Dec 31, 2021

Yes, all crimes that are not capital offences are eligible for bonds in Arkansas.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Is it a crime to drive with loaded guns without a permit
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answered on Sep 2, 2021

The Attorney General has provided a position statement regarding caring firearms in Arkansas. I have attached the link: https://arkansasag.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015-064-1.pdf

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: is it legal for an officer to bring out k9 on my vehicle over a traffic violation and no warrant or probrital cause

they stopped me originally over a tag lights being out and immediately started wanting to search my vehicle for no reason wat so ever

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman
answered on Aug 27, 2021

They have to have reasonable suspicion to ruin the dog or they have to have another person running the dog while they continue writing you a traffic ticket

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: A person was arrested by DEA in front of my apartment building 3 days later the kicked in my door . Was not home.

They took seven of my guns say one was stolen claiming I had links to drug trafficking no drugs found.haven't found charges yet but say they are going to charge me with theft by receiving what do I do

James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr
answered on Feb 11, 2021

You need to speak with an attorney who works in the Federal Courts. Right now. Don't speak with anyone until you speak with that attorney!!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Does state of Arkansas follow federal law concerning felon in possession of pre-1899/antique muzzleloading firearms.

I was wondering if the state of Arkansas follows federal law concerning felon in possession of antique/pre-1899 muzzleloading firearms. I know that federal law does not prohibit us from using/possessing these types of firearms. I am unsure if the state has any Laws regarding them, and if they do,... View More

W. Whitfield Hyman
W. Whitfield Hyman
answered on Jun 29, 2020

You can't possess those in Arkansas as a felon, but air rifles are probably legal.

You can get a pardon from the governor if the conviction was in Arkansas.

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Sold my car for $4,500. The man wrote a check at my bank, transferred $ to my account. He took the car then stopped pymt

We made the transaction on camera with a bank teller who verified he had sufficient $ in his accountThe $ cleared into my account, then the next day it was returned to the buyer. I lost the $ and my car. Now they aren't answering the phone. What can I do?

James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr
answered on May 9, 2020

File a complaint with the police department where this event occurred. Then take that complaint to the prosecutor. This is a crime even though stopping payment on a check is allowed. Failing to return the vehicle is theft.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Arkansas on
Q: Can we be denied the autopsy report if my loved one died in custody of the state?
James E Hensley Jr
James E Hensley Jr
answered on Jan 27, 2020

The information below is a general statement regarding autopsy reports. There are forms on the Arkansas State Crime Lab Website that may assist you in obtaining the report. Typically, once the autopsy report is released to Law Enforcement Officials the information is public and you can use the... View More

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