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New Law Could Allow Student Loans to be Discharged in Bankruptcy

Sen. Dick Durbin has proposed a new bill that has an escape clause for people with student loans that are forced to carry the debt to their graves. 44,000,00 Americans owe on student loans. The amount owed is more than $1.5 trillion. The only kind of dent that exceeds this figure is  credit card debt. The act is supported by…

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February 2019 Arkansas Bar Exam Results

Congratulations to all those who passed the February 2019 Arkansas Bar Exam! Here are the results: 2019FebruaryBarExamResults Enjoy scrambling around to find a judge to swear you in on Tuesday.  Let the fun begin! But seriously—we are pleased to have you all as colleagues. Do well. Looking for some extra reading? After You Get Your Bar Exam Scores  

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New Name | Same Firm

wh Law | We Help

Hey fellow Arkansans, Looking for Wilson & Haubert law firm? Yes, you found us! We have simplified our name from Wilson & Haubert to  wh Law. We want our name to promote our goal: We Help. Now, when you see our name, it may be in a combined fashion, the company name “wh Law” along with the company tagline “We…

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Proud to Make our Home in Argenta, North Little Rock

If you haven’t been to downtown North Little Rock in some time, you really need to drop in.  Argenta, the historic portion of North Little Rock’s Main Street, is thriving after many years of mediocrity.  Anchored by City Hall, the surrounding blocks have seen revitalization over the past two decades that have made the area not only walkable but eclectic…

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Do I Really Need an Attorney?

I can’t count the number of phone calls I have received over the years from people who begin their conversation with, “I’m not sure I need an attorney…”  Do you always need one for every situation in life?  Probably not.  After all, every sniffle doesn’t mean you need a doctor, and there are a lot of online resources that can…

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The Good Kind of Legalese

This is a guest post by Cecelia, who manages the office. We recently expanded our Firm’s square footage and have finally moved into the newly renovated space.  Our hope is the new office not only functions well for all of us that come to work here each day, but has a great feel for you as well. It’s easy for…

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"Back to Bremen" Book by Cecelia Wilson

Anyone who’s ever worked very long in a long firm knows that it’s not really the lawyers that run everything; it’s the support staff. Here at wh Law | We Help, we would be lost without our Office Manager Cecelia Wilson. She’s the one that keeps the wheels from coming off. When she’s not wrangling a bunch of lawyers and…

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Four Ways to Be Kind to Your Lawyer

I spent a lot of time with my grandparents as a kid. They lived in a log cabin in the county, and the only way to describe their (When I say “their,” I mean my grandmother; my grandfather probably never noticed.) decorative style was “eclectic.” This included Norman Rockwell paintings, Zane Grey books, obnoxious timepieces, afghans, a huge console TV,…

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Back to Bremen – Book by Cecelia Wilson

Our very own Cecelia Wilson has a non-fiction book being published today. With that being said, let’s transition to the shameless plug: A little about the book, the book’s website, and Facebook page below — Edith Röpke, her seven siblings and their mother Marta have already learned to be silent and live inconspicuously… It is 1939. On the cusp of…

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4 (good) Christmas Ideas for a Lawyer

Whether you’re married to a lawyer, friends with a lawyer, or simply stay just close enough to a lawyer to get free legal advice, most people have a lawyer on their Christmas list. And we are not easy people to buy for. We are trained to be particular—particular about evidence, particular about words, particular about time—which means that we are often…

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