Governor Will Appoint Interim Fayetteville District Judge

Posted: April 18, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Gov. Mike Beebe will appoint an interim judge for Fayetteville District Court to take Rudy Moore’s place.

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Arkansas District Courts

District courts have countywide jurisdiction over misdemeanor, traffic and preliminary felony cases, and civil cases in matters of less than $5,000. A small claims division allows residents to represent themselves to resolve minor civil matters. There are 230 district courts and departments in Arkansas, served by 109 district court judges.

Source: Arkansas District Judges Council

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