office of the clerk of the District Court is the processing
center through which virtually all the court and case documents
flow. These documents are issued, recorded and filed in accordance
with Arkansas statutes and rules of the courts.
The Clerk's office is also responsible for receiving and accounting
for filing fees, fines, forfeitures, bonds, and other matters.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Personal checks are not accepted. Acceptable forms of payment
are: cash, cashier's checks, or money orders made payable
to Greene County District Court.
staff CAN provide:
The status of a specific case, unless the case (or information
in the case) is "sequestered" (not available for
public inspection because of state law or a judge's decision);
The court file on a specific case, unless the case
is sequestered, for you to review;
General information on court rules, procedures and
Court-approved forms for Small Claims cases (forms
are not available for all legal proceedings);
Court schedules and information on how to get matters
staff CAN NOT:
Give advice about whether you should file a case or whether
you should take any particular action in a case;
Fill out a form for you or tell you what words to put
in a form;
Advise you what to say in court;
Speculate about what decision the judge might make
or what sentence the judge might impose.
staff do not know the answers to all questions about court
rules, procedures and practices. They have been instructed
not to answer questions if they do not know the correct answer.
The court, including the judge and all court staff, must remain
impartial. They do not take sides in any matter coming before
All case files, unless sealed by court order or sequestered
are public record and viewable by the public. Files and pleadings
may not be removed, but photocopies may be made.