Fayetteville Family, Criminal, & Probate Lawyers
Here at the Hudson Law Firm, P.L.L.C., we know our clients very well may be going through one of the toughest periods of their life. We strive to represent our clients with strength, kindness, and compassion. Whether we are representing a client on their first (or tenth) criminal charge, or helping grandparents establish guardianship over their grandchild, we pride ourselves on treating clients with respect while strongly defending their interests in the Courtroom. A divorce with children, or a child custody battle, may be tough on all parties, but we work to keep families intact as we help you navigate the legal system, in order to reach your family’s “new normal” arrangement. We value keeping children’s best interests as the determining factor in these legal decisions. When you hire the Hudson Law Firm, P.L.L.C., your problems become our problems. We have a combined 32 years of experience, and we look forward to working for you.
John R. Hudson
Founding PartnerJohn R. Hudson is a 1987 graduate of the University Of Arkansas School of Law, and was a member of the Arkansas Law Review. His case note, Stifft’s Jewelers v. Oliver: The Tacit Agreement Test – Arkansas Clings to a Dinosaur, was published in 1987. He is a former adjunct professor at the University Of Arkansas School of Law, and he has offered his experience and knowledge in Domestic Relations law as a guest lecturer for the National Business Institute. He served as City Attorney for West Fork, Arkansas from 2003 to 2010. John limits his practice primarily to the areas of divorce and child custody/visitation and criminal defense. He also handles probate matters, and the drafting of Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills/Health Care Proxies.
Associate AttorneyBefore making Northwest Arkansas home, Grace Casteel grew up in Metro Detroit and received her bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice from Michigan State University, with honor, in 2012. She then graduated from the University Of Arkansas School Of Law with her juris doctor, magna cum laude, in 2015. During law school, she was a member of the Arkansas Law Review. She handles domestic relations cases, including divorces and custody/visitation issues, as well as criminal cases, including the sealing of criminal records. She is also an Attorney ad Litem for juveniles in dependency-neglect cases, and domestic relations/probate cases. Grace is admitted to practice in Arkansas, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas. She is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association and the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas. Grace lives in Fayetteville with her husband Scotty, and their son, Noah.