Are You Wanted by Police? 3 Ways to Check for Arrest Warrants
There are a variety of different types of warrants, from local bench warrants to extradition and federal arrest warrants. And, while we like to think only “criminals” have warrants out for their arrest, the truth is that you could have an outstanding warrant without even knowing it. Maybe you forgot to pay a traffic fine or appear in court. Whatever the situation, the last thing you need is to be taken into custody while you’re at work or with your family or friends.
If you know that you are the subject of an active or pending warrant, you can take preemptive steps to mitigate the impact or even quash the warrant. But, how can you find out if you have a warrant out for your arrest when you aren’t sure? Continue reading
7 Questions for a Shoplifting Attorney
Shoplifting is one of the most common theft charges individuals face in Northwest Arkansas. But, just because a shoplifting charge is common doesn’t mean it isn’t serious. In addition to facing misdemeanor or felony charges, depending on how much you were caught shoplifting and if you have any prior convictions, you may face a civil suit from the company you attempted to steal from.
The legal system can be complicated and confusing, and you may have questions about shoplifting charges. Continue reading
Have you been charged with a crime? Do you believe you may soon be charged with a crime? Whether you are falsely accused or guilty of the charge brought against you, you should understand your rights and what steps you can take to defend yourself. You may be confused, anxious or overwhelmed and want to forget what’s happening. But a criminal charge is a serious and complicated legal process. Knowing how to proceed when you are charged with a crime can protect you from undue discomfort and penalization. Continue reading