Expungement Event: Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017

Begin the new year with a new start! The Open Access Law Firm is offering a $25 screenings criminal record expungement and if you qualify to have your record sealed under Arkansas law then $99 expungements forms completed by licensed Arkansas attorneys. OpenLaw knows expungement law in Arkansas and we know legal help can cost too much for many so we are excited to offer this service as a "low bono" event to help members of our community at an affordable rate. The OpenLaw Expungement Event Satu...
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First Week Reading Assignment

Justice Technology – 3 credit hours This course will help prepare students to enter a legal market place that is currently experiencing fundamental changes due to emerging technologies, relentless connectivity and consumer expectations. Upon completion of the course students will be able to identify various legal technologies and then classify these technologies by type, purpose and impact upon the legal profession. ------------------------------------------------------- Please read and pre...
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Basics of Divorce in Arkansas

Legally, every divorce in Arkansas starts with one person (the plaintiff) filing a complaint asking the court to grant a divorce decree. The person who files the complaint is the plaintiff. The person who the divorce in Arkansas is filed against is the defendant. To file for a divorce in Arkansas you must have lived in Arkansas for 60 days before filing and have grounds for divorce. The most commonly used grounds for divorce are "General indignities" and "separation for 18 months." The grounds ...
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Upcoming CLE Sessions: Find it Free and Fast

Attorneys from the Open Access Law Firm, PPLC., are providing the following CLE sessions on June 13, 2016 in participation with the National Business Institute. Register at http://tinyurl.com/nbi-openlaw. Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web > Efficiently and safely use the research capabilities of the web Monday, June 13, 2016 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Program Description: Harness the Many Uses of the Internet The way we use the internet today is league...
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How to Get Child Support in Arkansas

There are different legal steps you need take depending on whether you were married to the other parent when you had the child. If you were not married then your first step will be to establish paternity in order to get child support in Arkansas. This can be done in a few ways. Click here to learn more about paternity and child support. If you were married when you had the child then the child support arrangement will likely be in your divorce decree. However, sometimes during a divorce the s...
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What is Unbundled Legal Services?

For individuals who cannot afford to hire an attorney to completely represent them, then unbundled legal services provides an affordable way to solve your legal problems. We look at the law differently… We hope for a better legal system for all. We believe that everyone should have the benefit of having legal help when it is needed so we look at the law differently than many other law firms. We offer services that you can afford without demanding that you get locked in to paying for extended ...
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Justice Quotes

Justice for all
"There can be no equal justice where the kind of trial a man gets depends on the amount of money he has." ~U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, 1964 "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." ~Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. "If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: thou shalt not ration justice." ~Judge Learned Hand
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The Law for Everyone

We can assist all Arkansans, throughout all 75 counties of Arkansas, by providing limited scope and unbundled legal services. Limited scope services consist of providing consultations, document preparation, coaching sessions, document review, and other services as needed. Note: if you live in Pulaski County, we are able to provide full-representation in the areas of law listed on this website. View our menu of services here.    
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