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Court Divisions

Criminal Division

The Crawford County Circuit Clerk's Office maintains the records for the Criminal Division of Circuit Court. A court action is initiated in criminal court by the filing of an Information by the Prosecuting Attorney. The information is a formal accusation of crime. The Information must be accompanied by an Affidavit showing cause for the issuance of the Information and/or a bench warrant. A cause of action may also be initiated by a Grand Jury indictment or may be filed as an appeal from an inferior court (i.e. district court).

Civil Division

The Crawford County Circuit Clerk's Office maintains the records for the Civil Division of Circuit Court. In the Civil Division, a court action is initiated by the filing of a complaint/petition by the Plaintiff. A case may also be initiated  by an appeal from a lower court (i.e. small claims). Examples of the specific types of cases filed in the Civil Division are: Negligence, Bad Faith, Fraud, Malpractice, Product Liability, Contract issues, Foreclosures, Quiet Title, Injunction, Partition, Condemnation, Replevin, Declaratory, Judgement, Unlawful Detainer, Incorporations, Election disputes, Foreign Judgements, Administrative Appeals, Property Forfeitures, Removal of Disabilities and Name Changes.

Domestic Relations Division

The Crawford County Circuit Clerk's Office maintains the records for the Domestic Relations Division of Circuit Court. In the Domestic Relations Division, cases are initiated by the filing of a complaint/petition by the Plaintiff. A case may also be initiated by a transfer from another jurisdiction. Types of Domestic Relations cases are: Divorce, Annulment, Separate Maintenance, Custody/Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Domestic Abuse, Contempt and Body Attachments.

Child Support Division

The Crawford County Circuit Clerk's Office maintains the records for the Registry of the Court. Duties include keeping a record of child support and alimony payments ordered by the Court to be paid through the Registry. We do not handle payments that have been ordered by the Court to be paid through wage withholding. Payments made by wage withholding are handled by the Arkansas Child Support Clearinghouse. Questions regarding payments made through wage withholding should be directed to the Clearinghouse. The telephone number for the Clearinghouse is 1-866-428-8382 or you may contact the local Child Support Enforcement office at (479) 471-8855.

  • The number for the Court Registry is (479) 474-1821

Juvenile Division

The Crawford County Circuit Clerk's Office maintains the records for the Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court. Juvenile records are not open to the public. Records may only be accessed by the attorneys of record or by governmental agencies involved in the case.