Tax Extension Deadlines Are Coming Up in October and November

As fall sets in, it’s not just the leaves changing colors — tax extension deadlines are also on the horizon. While most people paid their taxes in April, both businesses and individuals have the option to apply for a tax extension, giving them around six more months to get their tax ducks in a row. While it might not be as exhilarating as Halloween festivities, staying on top of your tax obligations is essential if you want to dodge legal penalties. 

Immigration Law 101: Types of Visas and How to Obtain Them in Arkansas

Immigration Law 101: Types of Visas and How to Obtain Them in Arkansas

Whether you’re immigrating for work, a loved one, or seeking new adventures, the journey to a foreign land can be thrilling — yet, admittedly, daunting. So if you’re one of the 1.5 million people who immigrate to the U.S. every year, understanding the types of visas and their application processes is crucial. If you or someone you know is seeking to immigrate to the Natural State, let’s dive in about the types of visa options available.

Immigration Law 101: Can a Criminal Background Stop You From Obtaining a Visa in the U.S.?

Immigration Law 101: Can a Criminal Background Stop You From Obtaining a Visa in the U.S.?

The United States has always been a land of opportunity, attracting individuals from all over the world seeking a better life, education, and career prospects. However, the path to realizing these dreams through immigration can be complex, especially if one has a criminal background. This blog post will explore the impact of a criminal record on obtaining a visa in the U.S., shedding light on the challenges immigrants with such backgrounds may face and possible solutions.

Father’s Day 2023 Is Approaching: Reconnecting and Celebrating the Bond

Father’s Day is a special occasion that allows us to honor and appreciate the vital role fathers play in their children’s lives. But for those experiencing parental alienation, this day can evoke a range of emotions as it sheds light on the challenges they face in maintaining a meaningful relationship with their children. In this blog post, we’ll explore practical tips and ideas for fathers navigating Father’s Day amidst parental alienation, to rekindle the bond and create memorable experiences.

Rights in Civil Cases

What do crime shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, NCIS, Criminal Minds, and Law and Order all have in common? They all show court trials featuring juries for nearly every case. In reality, less than 1% of civil trials ever see a jury.

What is Civil Litigation, and Do I Need a Civil Litigation Attorney?

Recently, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case against Arkansas because the state passed a law that allows insurance companies the liberty to refuse treatment of transgender individuals. A law like this, though not criminal, can still be taken to court and overruled. Civil litigation is a lawsuit against an action that has caused some injury to a person. At Hickey and Hull Law Partners, we handle civil cases and help you get the justice you deserve.

How Social Media Can Damage Your Chances as a Plaintiff in a Civil Lawsuit

More than 80 percent of Americans use social media nearly every day, so there’s no question why you might take to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to document your daily experiences. And although you certainly wouldn’t be the only person in the world doing so, you should avoid posting about legal issues online — especially if you’re the plaintiff amid a civil lawsuit. Here’s why.

What to Do If You are Involved in Civil Litigation

Stay cool, calm and collected. Litigation can be a long and stressful process that often becomes highly emotional. One of the biggest mistakes you can make, though, is to overreact to a lawsuit. While you should certainly be diligent with your response, you should not allow the lawsuit to consume all of your attention.