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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the Washington County District Court - Fayetteville as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Washington County, Arkansas, and resources applicable to all courts in Arkansas.
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Washington County Archival Case Records
Search Washington County archival case records from 1865 to 1973 by name or case number.
Search Court Records
Search limited Circuit and District Court case information by name, drivers license number, date of birth, filing date range, judgment date range, judgment status, case type, party type, case ID, citation number, and county. View a list of courts and case types for which information is currently available.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Arkansas Attorney General legal opinions by keyword, date, or opinion number. Browse most recent opinions by month.
Forms and related information
The Arkansas Legal Partnership offers interactive forms and form packets, including child support, debt collection, divorce, domestic abuse, expungement, guardianship,wills, small claims, and more.
Online fine payments
Pay Washington County District Court - Fayetteville Traffic Fines
Pay Washington County District Court - Fayetteville traffic fines online by name, date of birth, and citation number. A user fee applies.
Make Child Support Payments
Make Arkansas child support payments online. Registration is required.
Pay Probation and Parole Fees
Pay supervision, drug court, and restitution fees online by personal ID number or name. A transaction fee applies.
Self help, legal research, general information
Washington County District Court - Fayetteville Small Claims Information
View information about Washington County District Court - Fayetteville small claims cases, including filing instructions and answers to frequently asked questions.
Washington County District Court - Fayetteville Traffic Information
View information about Washington County District Court - Fayetteville traffic cases, including fine payment, pleas, proof of correction, and court appearances.
Washington County Legal Research
The Washington County Law Library offers online access to legal research resources.
Small Claims Court Information
The Arkansas Judiciary offers information about the small claims court process and related issues.
Child Support Services
The Arkansas Office of Child Support Enforcement offers information and services related to child support, including how to get child support, how to pay child support, online child support payment information, and other online resources.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Arkansas, including local housing counseling agencies, a veterans' program, and a link to legal aid providers.
Find a Certified Mediator
Search for certified mediators online by name, city, and court division.
Domestic Violence Resources
The Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts Domestic Violence Program offers information about domestic violence, electronic safety, safety planning, and victims' rights; instructions for obtaining an order of protection; and a map of available resources with links including law enforcement, shelters, legal aid providers, and more.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Arkansas Judiciary offers information about Alternative Dispute Resolution, including a description of mediation programs, forms, and a list of certified mediators.
Crime Victim Compensation
View information about the Arkansas Crime Victim Reparations Program, which provides compensation for victims of violent crimes including DWI, with links to a downloadable application form and program rules and regulations.
Drug Court Information
The Arkansas Judiciary offers information about drug court programs, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. Locations and contacts for Adult and Juvenile Drug Courts are included.
The Arkansas Judiciary offers online access to court rules, including Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, District Court, Evidence, and various rules governing the conduct of lawyers and judges.
The Arkansas Judiciary offers information about court interpreters, including instructions on how to request an interpreter and a link to the state registry of interpreters.
Consumer Protection Information
The Arkansas Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer problems, scams, and related issues regarding finances and debt, vehicle purchases, housing including landlord and tenants rights, telephone, health care, identity theft, internet safety, television service, and travel. A telephone hotline, information about recent scams, and link to an online complaint form are included.
Glossary of Legal Terms
The Arkansas Legal Services Partnership offers online definitions of legal terms.
Legal Fact Sheets
Download fact sheets on many legal topics, in English or Spanish.
Search for legal issues by keyword, or view legal information by topic including Consumer, Education, Employment, Family Law, Health, Housing, Juveniles, Benefits, Veterans, Wills and Estates, and other legal issues. Information is also available in Spanish.
Bar Association Pamphlets
The Arkansas Bar Association offers downloadable pamphlets on small claims court including forms, parenting, personal representatives, senior citizens rights, and consumer rights including a Spanish version.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Arkansas Office of Motor Vehicle offers information about traffic laws and motor vehicle laws, including recent changes to laws and links to online services.
View Legal Videos
The Arkansas Legal Services Partnership offers videos on various legal topics.
Arkansas Supreme Court Library
View information about the Arkansas Supreme Court Library, including an online catalog search and descriptions of available library materials and services.
Arkansas Code of Laws
Search the Arkansas Code by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
View information on the expungement of Arkansas criminal records, including a fact sheet to help you determine whether you qualify for expungement and downloadable interactive forms.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Washington County Public Defender
The Washington County Public Defender provides free and low-cost representation to eligible clients for criminal defense cases and mental health matters.
Washington County Prosecuting Attorney Services
The Washington County Prosecuting Attorney's Office offers information about its Hot Check Division, which prosecutes hot check writers and collects restitution for merchants; its Victim Assistance Program, which helps guide victims through the criminal justice process and assists with protection orders; citizen complaints; and additional information about criminal procedure. Links are in the left column.
Washington County Legal Advice
View information about free legal advice sessions in Fayetteville.
Find Lawyers Online
Search a directory of Arkansas Bar Association member attorneys by location and practice area.
Find a Public Defender
The Arkansas Public Defender Commission provides a list of Public Defender Office Managing Attorneys searchable by county.
Find Free Legal Services Offices
Search for Center for Arkansas Legal Services and Arkansas Legal Aid offices by city, county and zip code. Follow links to local office details.
The Arkansas Attorney General's Office offers online filing of consumer complaints, with a complaint resolution timeline and an explanation of common complaint types. A printable complaint form and telephone complaint hotline are also available.
Free Legal Advice and Assistance
The Arkansas Legal Services Partnership offers a free telephone legal advice hotline in each county, including legal assistance and referrals, limited to civil problems.
Search for an Attorney
The Arkansas Judiciary offers an online attorney search by name, city, and zip code.
Complaints Against Lawyers
The Office of the Committee on Professional Conduct offers general information about attorney conduct, disciplinary decisions, and a link to a downloadable grievance form in multiple formats.
Complaints Against Judges
The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission provides a form and instructions for filing a complaint against a judge.
Attorney Discipline Records
The Arkansas Judiciary Office of the Committee on Professional Conduct offers online access to attorney discipline records from 2001 through the present.