By William James | Published November 15, 2020 | Posted in Criminal Law | Tagged Tags: collateral consequences, conviction, felony, misdemeanors | Comments Off on What Civil Rights and Privileges Do You Lose in Arkansas if Convicted of a Crime?
The consequences of a conviction — even for a crime you might think of as minor — are real and sometimes surprising. For example, you can be charged with a minor criminal offense for keeping your library books too long in Arkansas, but if you have enough valuable library books overdue at the same time, Read MoreRead More
Like it or not, possession of marijuana is still illegal in Arkansas and there are substantial penalties, depending on whether you were holding the drug for personal use or for resale and whether you have a prior record. On the lowest end, possession of four ounces or less of marijuana is a misdemeanor, which can Read MoreRead More