In Arkansas, laws exist to ensure that Circuit Court records are open and that the public has access to appropriate records and information in its possession. At the same time, both state and federal laws provide exceptions that serve various needs, including the privacy of individuals.
While much information is made available to the public through this site, some information may be restricted. All of the information collected at this site becomes a public record that may be subject to inspection and copying by members of the public, unless an exemption in law exists.
The information available through the Sebastian County Circuit Court's database may be limited in SCOPE (extent of information available), HISTORY (years of available information), and RELIABILITY (general accuracy of information).
I. Scope of Information
Information is available on civil, criminal, Domestic Relations and Probate cases that occurred within Sebastian County. For Attorneys: This information includes defendant name, case number, date of birth, plaintiff name (where applicable), offense(s), attorney(s) name and case disposition.
II. Historical Information
All information contained in the Circuit Clerk database are cases that originated in Sebastian County. The Circuit Clerk database includes cases filed from 1988 to present. Some cases prior to 1988 have been indexed. ALL Probate cases are indexed.
III. Reliability of Information.
This site reflects the electronic record of the cases presented and may not always reflect the information maintained within the official case file. The data may not be reliable in the sense that further action may occur in the case that would affect the record.
If you believe information provided is inaccurate, please send written notice to the Sebastian County Circuit Clerk at the following address:
Sebastian County Circuit Clerk
PO Box 1179
Fort Smith, AR 72902-1179
Note: Requests for corrections will not be accepted by telephone. The Sebastian County Circuit Clerk, its agencies, officers, or employees do not guarantee the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information contained in this system. Users rely on this information at their own risk.
New Cases (from June 2015): JUSTICEWEB
Old Cases (Prior to June 2015), use the following information & link:
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- Click the login button and enter the username and password
- Hit Enter again to bring up the menu
- When through with inquiry, please be sure to click STOP SESSION at the bottom of the screen before closing your browser
General Public Inquiry Login Information:
Attorney and Staff login information: Attorneys are privy to information that the general public is not privy to and such access requires a secure password. Attorneys and their staff may email the Circuit Clerk's Office to request access.
For connectivity or password issues, email our HelpDesk