Arkansas Divorce Questions & Answers

Q: What's the first step to getting help with my divorce, I'm struggling financially

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Aug 3, 2017

I would suggest contacting an attorney to help you not only file for divorce but ask for temporary spousal and/or child support to help you financially until the divorce is final.
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Q: Can you please tell me if wage garnishment is permitted in Arkansas for spousal support arrears?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Jul 29, 2017

Yes, although there is a formula that limits how much can be held out of each check.
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Q: what is the time frame for getting an annulment of marriage in the state of Ar

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Jul 29, 2017

There are grounds for an annulment under Arkansas 9-12-201, but not a timeline. You can petition the court for an annulment at any time if you meet the requirements (when either party is incapable of consenting to marriage through lack of age or understanding, physical causes, or consent was obtained through fraud or force).
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Q: My daughter is getting divorced her car is in husband's name only. is she responsible for the balance if she returns car

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Divorce and Collections for Arkansas on
Answered on Jun 5, 2017

Arkansas is not a community property state, but that doesn't change the answer to your question. If her name is not on the car note, she cannot be held responsible for that debt unless the divorce judge makes her responsible. Even in that case, the only person the financing company can come after is the husband. In that case, he might take her to court for contempt for not paying for the car.
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Q: I paid a lawyer, got divorced. At court she wanted to terminate my rights of children, I adopted. Do I have to pay more

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Divorce and Family Law for Arkansas on
Answered on May 23, 2017

You need to contact your lawyer. She is most likely in contempt to not signing over the land, but the kids are a separate issue.
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Q: I need a attorney to file a lis pendens for me.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Collections and Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on May 22, 2017

You need to contact an attorney and send him all the paperwork to look over. Then they can help you.
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Q: I filed for divorce on September20th 2016. Neither of us have appeared to get the divorce decree. Is the divorce granted

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on May 22, 2017

No. You have to set a hearing and go before the judge.
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Q: Through divorce proceedings, can I hold my husband responsible for a truck that was purchased for him but, in my name?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 28, 2017

A judge might give him that debt, but he or she can't extinguish the responsibility you owe to the person who financed the truck.
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Q: Can a spouse of an active military personal receive health benefits if they get a divorce before the expir. of 20 yrs

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 17, 2017

The benefits she will receive depends on how many years you have been married, how many years you were in the military, and how many of those years overlapped. It is a fact-specific question.
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Q: I just found out when I married my husband two years ago he was stil married to his wife. What legal action can be take?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

You can file a declaratory action to have a judge pronounce that your current marriage is void.

Q: I have been living in Arkansas since May 09,2015. I moved from Ft Worth, Tx. I want to get a divorce from my husband.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

If you cannot find him, you can publish a notice in a newspaper. There are certain requirements that go with that, so you'll probably want to hire a lawyer.
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Q: Q: If I live in Arizona and my husband is in a federal prison in Arkansas can I file for a divorce in Arkansas?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

As long as your husband has lived in Arkansas for longer than sixty days, you can file for divorce in Arkansas.
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Q: (Arkansas) Is my inheritance considered a marital asset? How can I keep my husband from getting it?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

Ordinarily, an inheritance is not considered marital property in Arkansas.
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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

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence and Divorce for Arkansas on
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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Q: Can I file for divorce in AR without being a resident? AR is the state I was married and my two sons live there.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

If your wife has been a resident of Arkansas for more than sixty days and you live in another state, you can file for divorce in Arkansas.
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Q: I am wanting to file for divorce, but I moved home with my kids to Arkansas and he still lives in Oklahoma.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Mar 15, 2017

You can file for divorce in Arkansas after living here 60 days, but Arkansas will not have jurisdiction over the children until you have lived here for six months.
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Q: reason idgnities intolerable, judge say insufficient grounds, can I attach

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Dec 13, 2016

You need a specific form. Since you have already started your divorce yourself, you may be able to find an attorney that will only draft the documents you need to finish for a small fee.
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Q: My ex wife is spreading info about me on social media yes it's true but it is causing problems with my everyday life

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Libel & Slander for Arkansas on
Answered on Aug 25, 2016

It is a violation of your reasonable expectation of privacy.Suggest you contact the lawyer who handled your divorce. Perhaps they can get some type of ancillary order.

Q: Where can I find a reasonably priced divorce lawyer?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Apr 25, 2016

The price of a divorce typically depends on the reasonableness of those getting divorced. The less fighting and more reasonable the client, the more reasonable the price. The more fighting, the higher the price.

Q: I am acting Pro Se regarding a divorce my spouse filed in AR I have to file a Notice Of Hearing...What should it say?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Arkansas on
Answered on Feb 24, 2013

If the Notice of Hearing is deficient in that it does not satisfy certain due process requirements, your divorce probably will not proceed. I recommend consulting a divorce lawyer to handle your case for you. Good luck.

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