In Arkansas, moving into an abandoned property without permission is not typically legal. This action could be considered trespassing or squatting, which are illegal. To legally occupy an abandoned property, you would need to gain ownership through legal means, such as purchasing the property or...View More
My client has been in several mental institutions and was told she was INCOMPETENT and UNRESTORABLE by a forensic psychologist. She has been in out of the judicial system since 2012. I just learned some of these things , while doing research . One of her mental illnesses is a not good for her or... View More
To find an attorney for a mentally ill person in Arkansas who has been in the criminal justice system, consider reaching out to legal organizations that specialize in civil rights, disability rights, or mental health advocacy. The Arkansas Bar Association can provide referrals to lawyers with...View More
The penalty for first-time criminal mischief in Arkansas will depend on the degree of the offense, which is typically determined by the amount of damage caused. If the damage is less than $1,000, it is considered a Class A misdemeanor, which could result in up to one year in jail and a fine of up...View More
He was on probation and police knocked on the door and said they came cause he broke his probation and then they started searching my house, after throwing him down and basically used unnecessary force on 16 yr old very skinny boy. We asked for lawyer at station but they just kept questioning him.... View More
It is concerning that the police continued to question your son after he asked for a lawyer. This may be a violation of your son's Miranda rights. Miranda rights are the rights that the police must inform suspects of before they can question them. These rights include the right to remain...View More
As a Level 2 sex offender, parole conditions can vary, and one condition may include wearing an ankle monitor for tracking and monitoring purposes. These conditions are typically set by the parole board and may be part of your parole agreement. It's important to follow the terms of your parole...View More
My friend is in prison and has been for a year now. I hired an attorney for him last year. He's being charged with serious felonies. The attorney has not been to see him a single time and hasn't really done anything. I tried to fire her, and she said she would stay on the case anyway....... View More
The attorney-client relationship is between your friend and his lawyer regardless of who pays lawyer's fees. If he wishes to terminate that relationship, he can do so. The Court may not let attorney off the case given the time that has passed since the case was filed. However, if he hires...View More
In Arkansas, the statutes related to animal cruelty provide definitions and specifications for various offenses. Based on your question, it seems you're referencing a specific statute number, which might not correspond directly to the actual code. However, to answer your question on the...View More
Me and my husband where at a concert and he was drinking. We where in our way out when he tripped and grabbed my hair on accident. 2 witnesses said he hit me and police arrested him with domestic battery 3rd degree. I told the police he did not hurt me and they still took him. I dont want charged... View More
Yes, once charged the matter is in the hands of the State. However, no prosecutor wants a key witness available to the defendant to be hostile towards the State's case. Your husband needs an experienced attorney. If he cannot afford an attorney and meets certain criteria, the court will...View More
In Arkansas, the use of pepper spray or any other self-defense measure should be governed by the principles of reasonable force and self-defense. If someone is on your property without your permission and is refusing to leave, you generally have the right to ask them to leave verbally and call law...View More
In Arkansas, law enforcement officers generally have the authority to arrest an individual based on information they receive, including statements from witnesses, even if there are conflicting accounts. The key factor in making an arrest is establishing probable cause, which means having a...View More
When you are granted parole in Arkansas but have a detainer in Oklahoma, the time frame for Oklahoma to come and pick you up can vary. Generally, states have a reasonable amount of time to transfer a parolee with a detainer to their jurisdiction. This can range from a few weeks to a couple of...View More
In Arkansas, the specific laws and procedures regarding the disposition of evidence, including ammunition, may vary based on the circumstances of the case and the applicable laws in the state. It's not a blanket rule that all ammunition taken into evidence must be destroyed and not returned....View More
His brother went to steal drugs from some drug dealer's house. He Went with him, but stayed by the car. Didn't go inside or around back at all. His brother was shot and killed my the owner of the house. Now, he is facing a capital murder charge. How is that even allowed?
This is called vicarious responsibility. Not a favorite of the law. However, legislators who make our laws want to be seen as tough on crime. The notion is that a person in the position of your boyfriend is responsible for the conduct of of all actors engaged in a criminal undertaking. It sounds...View More
The DA in sacramento were helpful in getting the child back but they were not able to press criminal charges as he ultimately complied to the release of the child. I am unable to get a protection order in CA as i am no longer a resident or in AR as the crime was not committed here and there were no... View More
Charging decisions are at the discretion of a prosecutor or DA (synonymous terms dependant on how a State titles the position). You may try to charge the ex in your home state and the authorities then make the decision. You also may wish to contact your divorce attorney to explore whether you can...View More
In Arkansas, as in many states, boating safety regulations typically require that there must be a sufficient number of U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets on board for each person on the boat. If neither person in a boat has a life jacket on board, it's likely that both the boat owner and...View More
"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
If you're facing an extortion attempt via phone from an unknown individual, your safety is paramount. Firstly, refrain from engaging with the person. Document any communications you receive, including screenshots, texts, and voicemails. Report the situation to your local law enforcement,...View More
The conditions of parole can vary depending on the specific terms set by the court and the parole officer. Typically, parolees have certain restrictions and requirements they must follow during their parole period.
While spending the night at another person's house within the same...View More
If you believe your child is being abused or is in danger, it is crucial to take immediate action to protect their well-being. In cases of suspected child abuse or neglect, it is essential to report the situation to the appropriate authorities, such as Child Protective Services (CPS) or law...View More
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