Liability for Injuries to a Trespasser in Arkansas
The general rule is that landowners do not have a presumed duty to keep their premises safe for the benefit of a trespasser.  The only conduct for which a property owner would possible have liability for, would be willful or wanton misconduct.  Every state has established its own laws with regard to the duty owed a trespasser.  So, what type of liability can you have for the injuries of a trespasser on your property, in Missouri?
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Wesley Cottrell

Wes Cottrell earned his B.A. from Pittsburg State University in 1981 and his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 1985. He was admitted to practice law in Kansas in 1986, in Missouri in 1987, in Arkansas in 1989, and Oklahoma in 1993. He is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, eastern Arkansas, western Arkansas, and western Missouri. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Crawford County, Kansas from 1987-1989.

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