Marriage 101

By Adrienne Griffis

I have always thought that the government should offer an informational seminar on the legal effect of marriage before doling out marriage licenses like playing cards at a poker table. It only takes about $60 and half an hour to get married in Arkansas; however, ending that marriage can take months to years and cost thousands of dollars. I have had many clients tell me, “I wouldn’t have even gotten married had I known [insert provision of marital property law which is obvious to attorneys but apparently shocking to some laypeople].” Regrets aside, there are several common misconceptions about ownership of property that are better addressed prior to saying “I do.” Welcome to Marriage 101. [More]

State Taxes and Incentives Issues for AgTech Article Published in JMTI

When famers make traditional agricultural equipment purchases – tractors, irrigation systems, and pesticide and fertilizer application equipment to name a few – most states have some sort of sales tax exemption for equipment that aids in the physical work on the farm, and oftentimes additional credits or incentives for soil and water conservation. [More]

Four DDH Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers by Little Rock Soirée

Dover Dixon Horne would like to congratulate attorneys Mark Allison, Trey Cooper, John Peace and Gary Rogers for being named Little Rock’s Best Lawyers 2017 by Little Rock Soirée.

Allison was recognized for his work in Environmental Law; Cooper in Corporate Insurance; Peace in Trusts and Estates; and Rogers in Commercial Lit. [More]

Mike Smith comments on BASF’s dicamba low percentage in Bloomberg

Partner Mike Smith was recently quoted in a Bloomberg article, “ BASF Data Signals Illegal Dicamba Spray as Source of Crop Damage.”

Earlier this year, the Arkansas State Plant Board allowed BASF’s formula of dicamba, called Engenia – manufactured by Monstanto – to be the only formula of the herbicide sprayed in the state. [More]