Marshall Department (f/k/a Searcy County District Court)
AN ORDER HAS BEEN ISSUED in response to a directive from the Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court regarding COVID-19 pandemic, and shall remain in effect until further orders of the courts. ALL PERSONS ENTERING A COURTHROOM TO ATTEND A CIRCUIT OR DISTRICT COURT PROCEEDING in Baxter, Boone, MARION, or Newton County shall comply with the following rules, unless specifically authorized or directed to do otherwise by an individual screening persons at an entrance, a bailiff of the court, or the presiding Judge:
Cooperate with the screening process
Allow the taking of your temperature
Answer questions regarding any symptoms and potential exposure
Maintain social distancing - a minimum of 6 feet between people.
Wear a mask which adequately covers your nose and mouth. ALL PERSONS SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING AND BRINGING THEIR OWN MASK TO COURT PROCEEDINGS.
This Order was signed by:
Hon. John Putman, Administrative Circuit Judge
Hon. Fred Kirkpatrick District Judge
Hon. Jason Duffy, District Judge


 

                         

                                                      FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

                                 ALPENA, HARRISON, JASPER AND MARSHALL DEPARTMENTS

 

       PRESS RELEASE FROM STATE DISTRICT JUDGE FRED KIRKPATRICK DELIVERED April 6, 2020.

To comply with the latest Per Curium of the Arkansas Supreme Court delivered April 3, 2020, further suspending in-person proceedings in Arkansas' courts to Friday, May 1, 2020, the Fourth Judicial District Court postpones all in-person Arraignments and Trials until after May 1, 2020, as follows:

 

Harrison Department (Boone County) Arraignments:

Original Date:                               First Continued Date:             New Arraignment Date:

March 26, 2020                            April 16, 2020                          May 14, 2020

April 2, 2020                                 April 23, 2020                          May 21, 2020

April 9, 2020                                                                                    May 7, 2020

April 23, 2020                                                                                  May 21, 2020

April 30, 2020                                                                                  May 28, 2020

Harrison Department (Boone County) Trials:

Original Date:                                First Continued Date:              New Trial Date:

March 18, 2020                                                                                May 6, 2020

March 25, 2020                             April 22, 2020                          May 27, 2020

April 1, 2020                                                                                      May 20, 2020

April 8, 2020                                                                                      May 13, 2020

April 15, 2020                                                                                    June 3, 2020

April 22, 2020                                                                                    May 27, 2020                                                                                                                                                        

 

Jasper Department (Newton County) Arraignments and Trials:

Original Date:                                 First Continued Date:             New Arraignment and Trial Dates:

April 6, 2020, Arraignments                                                            May 4, 2020

April 20, 2020, Trials                                                                         May 18, 2020

 

Alpena Department Arraignments and Trials:

Original Date:                                  First Continued Date:             New Arraignment and Trial Date:

April 13, 2020                                                                                     May 11, 2020

 

Marshall Department (Searcy County), Arraignments and Trials:

Original Date:                                   First Continued Date:             New Arraignment and Trial Dates:

March 24, 2020, Arraignments     April 28, 2020                          May 26, 2020

April 14, 2020, Arraignments        April 28, 2020                          May 26, 2020

April 28, 2020, Arraignments                                                           May 26. 2020

April 10, 2020, Trials                                                                          July 17, 2020

 

All Small Claims and Civil Trials in each Department currently set for trial prior to May 1, 2020, will continue to be rescheduled individually to another trial date by the Clerk of Court. Our website, fourthjudicialdistrictcourt.org will continue to be updated. The website contains the telephone number, mailing, and email address of each Department as well as other relevant information including the procedure for paying citations in each Department. Citations may continue to be paid online at www.myfinepayment.com in all Departments.

The Court appreciates your patience through this process and apologizes for any inconvenience you experience.  Your safety and the safety of our court personnel are of utmost importance.

 

 

 

 

2020 District Court Schedule

January                    

Plea: 14th and 28th Trial:17th

February                  

Plea:11th and 25th  Trial:14th

March                      

Plea:10th Continued to 4/28    New Continuance date 5/26

and 24th   Continued to 4/28   New Continuance date 5/26

Trial:13th

 

April                        

Plea:14th Continued to 4/28  New Continuance date 5/26 

  and 28th   

 Trial:10th Continued to 7/17

May                        

Plea:12th  Trial:8th

June                      

Plea:9th and 23rd    Trial:12th

July                        

Plea:14th and 28th  Trial:10th

August                      

Plea: 11th and 25th  Trial:14th

September              

Plea: 8th and 22th   Trial :11th

October                   

Plea:13th and 27th Trial:30th

November               

Plea: 10th           Trial:13th

December               

Plea: 8th             Trial:11th