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Arkansas Circuit Courts

The Arkansas Circuit Courts are trial courts of general jurisdiction in Arkansas.


There are 28 Circuit Court districts in Arkansas. Circuit judges are elected to six-year terms. These courts deal with cases regarding:

  • Criminal and civil jurisdiction
  • Domestic Relations
  • Estates.
  • Jury trials
  • Guardianships.
  • Equity
  • Adoptions.
  • Civil commitments
  • Juvenile Division - Neglect, Delinquency, Families in need of

services (FINS) [1]

District Counties served
First Circuit Cross County, Lee County, Monroe County, Phillips County, St. Francis County and Woodruff County
Second Circuit Clay County, Craighead County, Crittenden County, Greene County, Mississippi County and Poinsett County
Third Circuit Jackson County, Lawrence County, Randolph County and Sharp County
Fourth Circuit Madison County and Washington County
Fifth Circuit Franklin County, Johnson County and Pope County
Sixth Circuit Perry County and Pulaski County
Seventh Circuit Grant County and Hot Spring County
Eighth Circuit North Hempstead County and Nevada County
Eighth Circuit South Lafayette County and Miller County
Ninth Circuit East Clark County
Ninth Circuit West Howard County, Little River County, Pike County and Sevier County
Tenth Circuit Ashley County, Bradley County, Chicot County, Desha County and Drew County
Eleventh Circuit East Arkansas County
Eleventh Circuit West Jefferson County and Lincoln County
Twelfth Circuit Sebastian County
Thirteenth Circuit Calhoun County, Cleveland County, Columbia County, Dallas County, Ouachita County, and Union County
Fourteenth Circuit Baxter County, Boone County, Marion County and Newton County
Fifteenth Circuit Conway County, Logan County, Scott County and Yell County
Sixteenth Circuit Cleburne County, Fulton County, Independence County, Izard County and Stone County
Seventeenth Circuit Prairie County and White County
Eighteenth Circuit West Montgomery County and Polk County
Eighteenth Circuit East Garland County
Nineteenth Circuit West Benton County
Nineteenth Circuit East Carroll County
Twentieth Circuit Faulkner County, Searcy County and Van Buren County
Twenty-First Circuit Crawford County
Twenty-Second Circuit Saline County
Twenty-Third Circuit Lonoke County

See also

External links


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