How Long Am I Expected to Pay Alimony?

Alimony is also referred to as “spousal support” or “spousal maintenance.” An often highly contentious aspect of divorce, alimony is a court order requiring one spouse to provide financial support to the other spouse either during or after a divorce. The specifics of the laws relating to alimony will greatly vary between states. Furthermore, a […]

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The Financial Impacts of Divorce

Divorce often requires a significant period of adjustment. Even if it is quite some time in the making, finalizing a divorce has its own effects. Among the many impacts of divorce to consider and adjust to, the financial impacts are likely to be among the most significant. The financial effects of divorce can have more […]

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How to Prepare to be Cross-Examined

If you have been listed as a witness at a criminal trial, you may be anxious about what to expect on the stand. The side that listed you as a witness, either defense or the prosecution, will be able to question you first on what is referred to as “direct.” After direct, which can actually […]

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Property Division in Arkansas

One of the biggest issues that needs to be addressed in a divorce is the division of marital property. It can also be one of the most contentious issues. If the divorcing spouses can reach an agreement as to how to divide their property, they have the ability to put it into a written Property […]

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Common Defenses in Aggravated Assault Cases

In Arkansas, there are several levels of assault. There is assault in the first, second, and third-degree. There is also aggravated assault, which is the most serious. Aggravated assault is, in fact, a felony (Class D). The other levels of assault are misdemeanors. To be convicted of aggravated assault, a person must have shown an […]

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