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.

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. 3  IN RE:  EEO/EDR PLAN FOR WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 30, 2013.

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.

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...

Fri, 2012-09-28

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for...

Tue, 2012-09-04

The Hot Springs Divisional Office of the Western District of Arkansas will be staffed on a part-time basis.  New cases and other documents submitted for filing should be mailed to the Fayetteville Divisional Office, 35 East Mountain Street, Suite...