Apps for Divorce?

The phrase “there’s an app for that” seems to apply to more and more areas of our lives everyday. Now there are apps for divorce. The SupportPay app mentioned in this article from Forbes seems especially useful. In Arkansas most...

The Role of Post Divorce Insurance

Good article here from divorcemag. We commonly put life insurance provisions in divorce agreements and decrees in order to protect the spouse that is receiving alimony and/or child support in the event of the death of the paying ex spouse. Be...

France Simplifies Divorce

I think there is a definite place for this in American courts as well. When the parties are in agreement on all issues then it seems that the legal process could be extremely streamlined. No need to make it more complicated than it is.  ...

Social Media’s Newest Impact on Divorce

In Arkansas, as well as most states, you have to make sure the opposing party is properly served with divorce papers to start the divorce process. This usually means serving divorce papers via certified restricted delivery mail or by a sheriff or...

Navigating Divorce While Parenting

I recently read an excellent article on getting along after divorce on the HuffPost Divorce website (10 Key Questions For Caring Co-Parents to Support the Kids You Love!). This is so so important for divorcing parties that have children. Your...

A Word About Eddie Christian

Every year the Sebastian County Bar Association holds a memorial service for lawyers that have passed away in the previous year.  That service is coming up in the next couple of weeks.  A mentor and friend of mine is going to be honored that day...

Alaska Anyone? (Part I)

For years I have heard from people about the lures of Alaska.  From those that have taken cruises there.  From those that have travelled there to fish.  From those that have travelled there to view the landscapes and the wildlife.  As far as I...

Mom In Trouble Over Goat’s Milk

This appears to be a hot month for overreaching CPS stories. This one comes from Maine, and it’s certainly a troubling account, if true: When the baby didn’t take to breastfeeding, Gellerson started feeding him homemade goat milk...