Unfortunately, it is not at all uncommon for litigants to retaliate against the judges and court staff in their case by filing liens or similar documents against personal property and assets. I blogged about the practice earlier this year. This potentially means years of credit and legal woes. In 2011, Arkansas’ legislature adopted HB 1045 to increase from a misdemeanor to a felony the filing of such documents. The following video shows the House activity on the bill (there was no Senate audio or video that I could find).