News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Mon, 2013-08-26

Effective September 1, 2013, the following changes in Attorney Admission Fees will be implemented in the Western and Eastern Districts of Arkansas:

  • Collection of Biennial Assessment for admitted attorneys will be suspended until...
Mon, 2013-08-19

General Order No. 43 IN THE MATTER OF ATTORNEY ADMISSIONS AND PRO HAC VICE FEES was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, on August 19, 2013.  The General Order suspends the $10.00 Biennial...

Thu, 2013-07-18

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.  For inquiries, please call 479-783-...

Tue, 2013-04-16

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts has announced the cost of filing a new civil case will increase to $400.00, effective May 1, 2013. This increase includes a $50.00 Administrative Fee for new civil cases, in addition to the...

Wed, 2013-01-30

Amended General Order No. 16 IN RE: PLAN FOR THE RANDOM SELECTION OF JURORS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 30, 2013.

Wed, 2013-01-30

Amended General Order No. 3  IN RE:  EEO/EDR PLAN FOR WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 30, 2013.

Tue, 2013-01-29

Recently the clerk’s office has received reports from Arkansas citizens who have received phone calls, e-mail messages or text messages concerning jury service. The calls or messages report that the citizen’s name is listed on a Web site for...

Fri, 2013-01-11

Amended General Order No. 7 IN RE: SEARCH AND SEIZURE WARRANTS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 10, 2013.

Mon, 2012-10-08

ATTENTION: The U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas, was upgraded to CM/ECF version 5.1.1 on October 8, 2012.  There are several new features included in this upgrade. Please review the the Guide below for further...

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