Montgomery County, Arkansas

County Departments

Assessor | (870) 867-3271 | Email

The County Judge presides over the Quorum Court which has budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations. The judge holds hearings, appoints board members and prepares annual budgets. The judge is also head of civil defense, disaster relief and the road department. Burning bans are also determined by the judge.

Circuit Clerk | (870) 867-3521 | Email

The Circuit Clerk is the focal point for the orderly flow of paperwork through the Circuit Court system for the following divisions:


Domestic Relations

Divorce, Annulment, Child Support, Child Custody/Visitation, Paternity, and
Protection Orders

Maintains Case Management Data and transmits to Administrative Office of the
Courts monthly.


Civil Division

Torts, Contracts, Equity, Miscellaneous Civil actions, Misdemeanor Appeals
from District Court—Civil Division, issue Summons, Subpoenas, Writs or
Executions, Certified Copies, Authentication Certificates, District Court
Judgments, Workforce liens

Maintains Case Management Data and transmits to Administrative Office of the
Courts monthly.


Criminal Division

Felony Cases—open case file, prepare docket sheet, index, file-mark and
docket all documents pertaining to case, scan Orders, and prepare Tracking
Ticket, report disposition to Administrative Office of the Courts, Arkansas
Crime Information Center, Sentencing Commission, Probation Department,
Fine Collector, Sheriff

  Misdemeanor Appeals from District Court—Criminal Division--open case file,
prepare docket sheet, index, file-mark and docket all documents pertaining to
case, scan Orders,

Prepare Criminal Dockets for Plea and Arraignment and Felony Terms of Court

Maintains Case Management Data and transmits to Administrative Office of the
Courts monthly.

Appeal Transcripts

Prepare Appeal Transcript for cases appealed to Supreme Court
Court of Appeals

Juvenile Division

Criminal cases, FINS cases, and DHS cases, open case file, prepare docket sheet,
index, file-mark and docket all documents pertaining to case, scan Orders;
maintains Case Management Data and transmits to Administrative Office of the
Courts monthly.


The Circuit Clerk maintains and records the following:

Military Records

Records and maintains a copy of DD214 records


Real Estate Records

Records and maintains a copy of all Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments,
Workman’s Leins, Material man’s Liens, Tax Liens, Medical Liens,
Non-Judicial Foreclosures, Powers of Attorney, Judgments, Bonds,
Releases

NOTE:  Public viewing of Land Records is available by registering
with www.etitlesearch.com by visiting the Circuit Clerk’s office from 8:00 AM
to 4:15 PM, Monday through Friday.  Records begin with 1820 to present

Uniform Commercial Code Documents

Maintain records of UCCs, Extensions and Modifications on
Farm equipment


Jury Pool

Prepare Order to pull Jury from the Administrative Office of the Courts
Juror Program for Circuit Term of Court; prepare and print Summons,
mail, process Summons upon return from Jurors, prepare Excused and
Responded Juror lists; prepare and maintain Jury Payroll Records;
conduct Jury Orientation on first day of reporting.  A jury website is available
at www.firstjudcirar.org.


Commissioner Sales

When appointed by the Circuit Judge, the Circuit Clerk conducts foreclosure
sales.  The Clerk does not handle “non-judicial foreclosures”.  The Clerk must schedule the Commissioner’s Sale, publish Notice of Sale, conduct sale, process pleadings with regard to the sale, set up trust account for sale, ie. Proof of Publication, Report of Sale, Order Approving the Sale, Order of Distribution and Closing Sale.

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County Clerk | (870) 867-3521 | Email

The County Clerk is responsible for the daily operations of the County Clerk's office. Duties also include county invoice payments, marriage licenses, voter registration records and county payroll.
The Clerk's office also prepares summons, warrant, orders, judgements and injunctions authorized by the Circuit Court for delivery by the sheriff. Files of all court cases, either pending or past, are maintained by the Clerk. Deeds, mortgages, liens, surety bonds and other property documents are also recorded in the Clerk's office.

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Judge | (870) 867-3114 | Email

The County Judge presides over the Quorum Court which has budgetary and administrative authority over county government operations. The judge holds hearings, appoints board members and prepares annual budgets. The judge is also head of civil defense, disaster relief and the road department. Burning bans are also determined by the judge.

Sheriff | (870) 867-3151 | Email

The Sheriff is considered the top lawman in the county and performs a range of duties including criminal investigations, traffic law enforcement, and county jail operation.

Treasurer | (870) 867-3411 | Email

The Treasurer is responsible for receiving all monies belonging to the county and keeping an accounting in a designated depository. The Treasurer is also responsible for paying or disbursing all monies as directed by law and maintains records for all banking transactions.

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