Courts in Arkansas
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Each of Arkansas's 75 counties has at least one circuit court. Arkansas's circuit courts hear criminal, civil, domestic violence, juvenile, and probate matters. Arkansas's district courts hear smaller-value civil cases and criminal misdemeanors. There are also two branches of the Arkansas appellate court system the Court of Appeals, and the Arkansas Supreme Court. Some Arkansas cities also have municipal (city) courts which mainly handle violations of city ordinances.
If you're looking for Arkansas public court records, the state's CourtConnect service will provide you with basic case information and a list of case activity based on a search of party name or case number. This online database includes a limited number of counties, but additional counties are being added. Although most Arkansas court records can't be viewed online, the majority are considered public record and are available for inspection and copying. As policies vary, contact the Arkansas clerk of courts office for your county if you're seeking court records in Arkansas. The Arkansas Judiciary's website ( also provides several helpful links where you can search for a wide variety of information including Supreme Court opinions and current Supreme Court cases, court rules, criminal justice agency contact information, and Arkansas laws.
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16, Apr 2014 - Arkansas to appeal ruling on 12-week abortion ban
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Friday he'll appeal a federal judge's decision to strike down a state law that banned most abortions 12 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, one of the strictest prohibitions on the procedure in the nation. McDaniel filed a ...
16, Apr 2014 - Arkansas: Guidance Today, Gone Tomorrow
A recent Arkansas court opinion points out what might be a troubling trend in state taxation: the inability of taxpayers to rely on administrative guidance because the state can retract or supersede it on a moment?s notice.
16, Apr 2014 - Mountain Home, AR Watchdog Report: Officials struggle on what to do next with the EDD?
A nine-county economic development district serving northwest Arkansas may have some time to get its ducks in a row if Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass and state Sen. Johnny Key, R-Mountain Home, have their way.
16, Apr 2014 - Man convicted of killing 4 dies at Montana prison
A man serving life sentences for homicides committed in Arkansas, Montana and California in 2000 died unexpectedly at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge, prison officials said.
16, Apr 2014 - Mountain Home, AR Circuit Court: Webb hands down prison time for five
Circuit Judge Gordon Webb sentenced five defendants to prison during Thursday's session of Baxter County Circuit Court. Two of them already are in the Arkansas Department of Correction serving time for previous offenses.
16, Apr 2014 - Man convicted of killing Scotch Plains woman dies in Montana prison
Yearbook photo of Scotch Plains murder victim Kristin Laurite. / File photo DEER LODGE, MONT. — A man serving life sentences for homicides committed in Arkansas, Montana and California in 2000 has died unexpectedly at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge.
16, Apr 2014 - Arkansas, AR Man convicted of killing 4 dies at Montana prison -
DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) - A man serving life sentences for homicides committed in Arkansas, Montana and California in 2000 has died unexpectedly at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge.
15, Apr 2014 - Court: Flood victim families right in law reading
The Arkansas Supreme Court sided Thursday with relatives of the 20 people killed in flash floods at the Albert Pike campground in 2010, agreeing with their interpretation of a state law the federal government ...
15, Apr 2014 - Judge lets conviction of Arkansas treasurer stand - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.
15, Apr 2014 - Judge lets conviction of Arkansas treasurer stand
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge has upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, rejecting her request to have the case heard by state authorities.
15, Apr 2014 - Filing: No reason to toss plea for Barber cohort
FORT SMITH — An associate of former Northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber presented no valid reason for a judge to grant his motion to withdraw his guilty plea to money laundering, the federal government argued in a brief filed last week.
15, Apr 2014 - Judge Tim Fox ruled eligible for election despite past law license suspension
Circuit Judge Sam Bird yesterday ruled that Circuit Judge Tim Fox is an eligible candidate for re-election. A lawsuit was filed earlier this month alleging that Fox should be disqualified because of a suspension in his law license in 2013 for failure to pay bar dues. The Arkansas Constitution requires judicial candidates to have been licensed attorneys in the state for six consecutive years ...
15, Apr 2014 - Former Chief Justice of Arkansas Supreme Court Files Ethics Complaint Against Congressman Cotton
The Former Chief Justice of the Arkansas State Supreme Court, Jack W. Holt, has filed an ethics complaint against Congressman Tom Cotton for failing to disclose the clients he worked for while at McKinsey & Company.
15, Apr 2014 - Lincoln, AR State high court reverses capital-murder conviction
The Arkansas Supreme Court has reversed a Lincoln County man's capital-murder conviction on grounds that there was not sufficient proof the accused man committed the crime.
15, Apr 2014 - Arkansas Doctor Wanted For Video Voyeurism
After an investigation by the Arkansas State Police, an arrest warrant has been issued for a Paragould OBGYN.
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