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Heir Property

The Heir Property Act balances the rights of family members who want to retain their land with the rights of family members who want to sell. This became Arkansas law in February of 2015 and took effect January 1, 2016. It is designed to accomplish two things: 

If this law is something that might assist you in retaining forest land in Arkansas, see Heir Property Act website link and consult with reputable legal services. 

Additional resources are listed below:

Arkansas Land & Farm Development Corporation
Mary Harris or Albert Jones
(870) 734-3005

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Little Rock, AR
(501) 225-1598