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Richard Garrett Ham Jr.

Richard Ham’s Legal Guides

16 total


  • Protecting Your Business With a Family Limited Partnership

    If you own a family business, at some point you may begin thinking about passing it down to the next generation. Succession planning can be an extremely complex and confusing process, particularly if you want to ensure the business stays in the family. This can be even more diffi...

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  • Do You Need an Attorney to Draft Your Will?

    With advertisements for do-it-yourself solutions such asLegalZoomcrowding the airwaves, many people wonder, Do I need a lawyer for a will? While perhaps counter to what you might expect to hear from an attorney, the answer is not necessary. There are several methods available by ...

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  • The Convenience of Gun Trusts

    In aprevious post, I provided a brief overview of the National Firearms Act of 1934. In this post, I will discuss gun trusts and the benefits they provide when seeking to acquire weapons governed by the National Firearms Actincluding machine guns and suppressorsotherwise otherwis...

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  • The National Firearms Act of 1934

    With all the talk ofgun controlin the media todayparticularly discussions centering around the banning of assault weapons and other specific gun control proposalsmany people are surprised to learn that current gun laws allow for the possession of fully automatic machine guns by p...

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  • Starting a Business and the Limited Liability Company (LLC) Part 2

    In aprevious post, I discussed the process of forming an LLC and the benefits of working with a business attorney to ensure that improper filings or flaws in the formation process do not jeopardize the benefits of limited liability. In this post, I will discuss issues of business...

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  • Starting a Business and the Limited Liability Company (LLC) Part 1

    Starting a business can be an extraordinary stressful and fear-laden endeavor, and the pressure to pick the proper business form can only add to this pressure. In aprevious post, I discussed some of the pitfalls entrepreneurs face when starting a business without properly plannin...

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  • The Arkansas Construction Lien

    Contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers of construction materials face the ever-present threat that they will go uncompensated for their efforts. The nature of the industry often makes it difficult to receive payment in advance, and the improvements usually cannot be repossess...

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  • Avoiding Bad Business Forms

    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 partnership, corpora...

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  • The Eviction Process in Arkansas

    This video provides a brief overview of the eviction process in Arkansas. For more information please see http://www.lawofficeofgarrettham.com/blog/the-eviction-process-in-arkansas/. The information in this video is not intended to be, and does not constitute, legal advice. The ...

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  • The Arkansas Eviction Process

    Unfortunately, a tenants failure to pay rent is a problem every real estate investor will likely encounter over the course of his or her career. An investors expenses do not stop merely because a tenant stops paying rent. Consequently, moving quickly to remove a tenant unwilling ...

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