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So You Got a DWI in Arkansas. Now What?

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably more than well aware that drinking and driving is a huge mistake with enormous and devastating consequences. You already know that there’s no circumstance in which getting behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated is...

What Happens During Booking?

Hopefully, the experience of booking is one that you’ll never have to personally deal with. However, in the United States, more than ten million arrests are made per year, which means that quite a few people every year become familiar with the process.   Like many...

What is a Temporary Restraining Order?

 A temporary restraining order is a serious legal measure that exists to protect victims of violence from their abuser or attacker. It’s a subject that many people don’t think too much about until they, or someone in their lives, are in a position to need one....

Separation vs. Divorce

Separation vs. Divorce

The terms “separation” and “divorce” are sometimes (incorrectly) used interchangeably, both to mean the dissolution of a legal marriage. Their meanings can be similar in some ways, since separation and divorce both mean a married couple that no longer lives together....

No-Fault Divorce vs. Fault Divorce FAQ

No-Fault Divorce vs. Fault Divorce FAQ

Filing for divorce is a complicated process, with every state offering slightly different laws and regulations for the proceedings. It’s also an extremely emotionally fraught situation that can affect the most important aspects of a person’s life, like housing and...

What Rights Do You Lose as a Felon?

What Rights Do You Lose as a Felon?

A felony conviction can have long-lasting effects on your life. If you’re convicted of a felony, you can lose fundamental rights of American citizenship. While some of these rights can be restored over time and through court proceedings, a felony conviction stays with...

What is the Most Common Drug Offense?

What is the Most Common Drug Offense?

Drug offenses can be some of the most confusing criminal charges on the books. Between different schedules of drugs - ranging from Schedule I to Schedule V - and differences between misdemeanor and felony charges on what sounds like the same offense, it’s easy to get...

Can My Wife Drop Charges in a Domestic Violence Case?

Can My Wife Drop Charges in a Domestic Violence Case?

Domestic violence cases are fraught with complicated emotional and legal implications. Often, domestic violence arrests and allegations are not initiated by the alleged victim at all. In fact, sometimes domestic violence arrests and charges can lead to expensive and...

Convicted of a Drug Crime in Arkansas? What Happens Next?

Convicted of a Drug Crime in Arkansas? What Happens Next?

Drug crimes in Arkansas vary widely, and the consequences of a conviction depend on what type of drug crime conviction you’ve received. When you’ve been convicted of a drug crime in Arkansas, your working relationship with your attorney is as important as ever. You...

Can a Cop Search My Vehicle if I Was Stopped for a Broken Taillight?

Can a Cop Search My Vehicle if I Was Stopped for a Broken Taillight?

A traffic or moving violation stop is not an automatic green light to search your vehicle. In fact, a search of your vehicle in certain circumstances could pose a major violation of your Constitutional rights! The most important goal of every police interaction is to...

How Do Drug Cases Get Dismissed?

How Do Drug Cases Get Dismissed?

Facing a drug charge can be difficult and scary. Prosecutors may try to intimidate you or bully you into a plea bargain so that they don’t have to prove their case in a court of law. Experienced criminal defense attorneys know all the tricks prosecutors use to try and...

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