Fort Smith Court Records Search

See Fort Smith, AR courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.

List of Fort Smith Courts

Fort Smith Circuit Court 901 B Street South Fort Smith AR 72901 479-782-1046

Fort Smith County Court 35 South 6th Street Fort Smith AR 72901 479-782-5065

Fort Smith District Court 901 B Street South Fort Smith AR 72901 479-784-2427

Find Fort Smith Court Records

Fort Smith Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Fort Smith, AR, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Fort Smith. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Fort Smith Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Fort Smith Criminal Courts and Fort Smith Civil Courts.

Fort Smith Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Fort Smith, AR maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Fort Smith Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Fort Smith Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Arkansas State level in Fort Smith contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Arkansas Civil Courts have records on Fort Smith adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Fort Smith Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Fort Smith

Fort Smith Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Fort Smith subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Fort Smith Court.

Contact Fort Smith Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Fort Smith, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Sebastian County Court, or Arkansas State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.