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Washington County is named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. The county contains part of the famous Ozark National Forest. Washington County also houses the Arkansas Air Museum which depicts the history of aviation in Northwest Arkansas.
There are many experienced Washington County lawyers who can represent you in many areas of law including personal injury, DUI, criminal defense, insurance, immigration, product liability, contracts, divorce, alimony, sexual harassment, civil rights, and more.
Washington County recently settled a lawsuit that was brought against it alleging that the county had acted improperly in awarding three construction projects. The lawsuit arose when various contractors were upset that Washington County did not open up three major construction projects to bidding and instead awarded all three contracts to one contractor through a "design-build" process. The county was sued and alleged to have taken part in improper contract dealings. Under the terms of the settlement, the contractor that was awarded the contracts may finish and be paid for the one project that is substantially complete already, but the other two projects, which have not been started yet, must be put out for open bidding. Under the terms of the settlement, Washington County admitted to no wrong dealings.
The attorneys in Washington County regularly practice in and are familiar with the laws and procedures of the Arkansas 4th Circuit Court. If your case arose in Washington County, it is likely that you will have to report to this court. In that case, it would be very helpful for you to hire a local attorney who if comfortable there.
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