Understanding The Application of Miranda Rights in Arkansas Courts – Series Wrap-Up

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Felony Charges, Misdemeanors | 0 comments

This post concludes our series on how the Miranda decision impacts the rights of Little Rock, Arkansas criminal defendants. Our goal with this series has been to help residents of our area to understand what it is they should expect from the process if they feel their rights were violated by the police. One point we have stressed throughout these articles is that you should contact a criminal defense attorney immediately if you have had a...

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Appealing The Arkansas Circuit Court’s Denial of a Motion to Suppress Evidence or Statements

Posted by on Mar 12, 2016 in Appeals, Misdemeanors | 0 comments

This is the fourth in our series of posts regarding Miranda violations in Arkansas Court. Our last post discussed what defendants should expect at a hearing to suppress statements made in violation of Miranda.It is important for defendants to understand what to expect from the process so that they maintain reasonable expectations. In this post we will discuss another important topic – what happens after your hearing on the Motion to...

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Filing a Motion To Suppress Statements in Arkansas Following Miranda Violations

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Felony Charges, Misdemeanors, Search & Seizure, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is the third post in our series on Miranda rights in Arkansas. Our last post discussed the application of Miranda to special Arkansas populations. Miranda rights arise from the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Article 2, section 8 of the Arkansas Constitution also includes the right against self-incrimination. If you have given statements to police that are damaging to your case then we may be able to challenge the...

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How Miranda Rights Apply to Special Populations in Arkansas

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Felony Charges, General, Misdemeanors | 0 comments

This is the second post in our series on Miranda issues for those accused of crimes in Arkansas. Our last post presented an overview of this series and stressed the importance of contacting a criminal defense attorney if you are accused of a crime. It is important to understand that you have the right to remain silent and not provide evidence against yourself. When you are in custody, the police must advise you of your right to remain silent...

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Understanding Miranda Rights in Arkansas Criminal Cases

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Felony Charges, General, Misdemeanors | 0 comments

This is the first post in a series on the application of Miranda rights to Arkansas criminal cases. Previously, we discussed the possibility of keeping incriminating statements to police out of an Arkansas Court. We have decided to discuss the topic further as it touches on serious issues which we regularly see in cases we defend. Over the next few posts we will discuss several important subjects, including: How Miranda applies to special...

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Why Arkansas Residents Should Retain An Attorney When Charged With A Misdemeanor – Series Wrap Up

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Misdemeanors | 0 comments

This is the final post in our series on why one should hire an attorney after having been charged with an Arkansas misdemeanor. We have looked at a number of topics over our last several articles. In this post we will offer a quick recap of issues we have discussed and will also look at the ramifications of not contacting a lawyer immediately after you have been charged with a crime. We looked at several topics over the course of this series....

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