The second largest city in Arkansas, Fort Smith is a sister city of Cisterna, Italy. Fort Smith native and national hero William O. Darby, credited with creating the U.S. Army Rangers, led the charge that liberated the Italian city from the grip of the Axis Powers in 1945.
Fort Smith lawyers can assist you with any issue you may be facing, including personal injury action, bankruptcy, criminal defense, wills and trusts, and many more.
In 2004 a Fort Smith lawyer attempted to overturn a state sales tax initiative. The attorney filed a federal lawsuit that sought to force Governor Mike Beebe to approve a ballot measure repealing the tax. The sales tax would have generated $380 million in revenue for state education funding. The suit failed and the tax succeeded.
Attorneys in Fort Smith should be familiar with the Fort Smith District Court, part of the Sebastian County Court System. The court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor criminal cases, preliminary felony cases, traffic incidents, civil cases, and other cases within the city limits of Fort Smith.
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