Construction Liens in Arkansas

In this post, I discuss construction liens and the exceptional protection they provide contractors. It provides a means to ensure that contractors get paid. Construction Worker Houston Texas 1 by Bill Jacobus is licensed under CC 2.0.  Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers of construction materials face the ever-present threat that they will go uncompensated for Read more…

Business Forms to Avoid

Mom & Pop’s Hiatus by Ben Newell is licensed under CC 2.0. Every entrepreneur must decide under what business form the venture will operate. For those small business owners that do not decide, the state will decide on their behalf. There are five major business forms from which to choose: sole proprietorship, general Read more…

The Eviction Process in Arkansas

Photo by Mark Moz is licensed under CC 2.0. Unfortunately, a tenant’s failure to pay rent is a problem every real estate investor will likely encounter over the course of his or her career. For this reason, familiarity with Arkansas eviction laws is critical. An investor’s expenses do not stop merely because a tenant stops paying Read more…

Buying Real Estate with Someone Else

House, Property, Real Estate For Sale Sign by Mark Moz for pallspera.com is licensed under CC 2.0. Whether for personal, business, or investment reasons, many people desire to purchase property with another person or partner. A joint purchase is particularly desirable where sharing the financial burdens associated with property ownership allows the parties to purchase a Read more…

Parents Dying Without a Will

In this post, I discuss the ramifications of parents’ dying without a will.  Photo by Eugenio “The Wedding Traveler” WILMAN is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. Guardianship When Dying Without a Will Dying without a will can have significant ramifications if you have young children. A will is the best way to name Read more…

Do I Need a Will?

This post seeks to answer the common question, Do I need a will? Photo by Ken Mayer is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links. That depends. The question, Do I need a will? often substitutes for the alternative question, What happens if I die without a will? To die without a will—or Read more…