Crawford County Court

Find Crawford County Arkansas courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.


Alma District Court 804 Fayetteville Avenue Alma AR 72921 479-632-4170


Mountainburg District Court 101 U.s. 71 Mountainburg AR 72946 479-369-2791

Mulberry District Court 207 North Main Street Mulberry AR 72947 479-997-1321

Van Buren Circuit Court 300 Main Street Van Buren AR 72956 479-474-1821

Van Buren County Court 300 Main Street Van Buren AR 72956 479-474-1312

Van Buren District Court 1003 Broadway Street Van Buren AR 72956 479-474-1671

About Crawford County Courts

Courts in Crawford County, AR are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local Crawford County and Arkansas law and are housed in Crawford County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In Crawford County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In Crawford County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • Crawford County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing Crawford County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • Crawford County background checks
Crawford County Court Records

Crawford County court records are available to the public at the Crawford County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at Crawford County Courthouses.

Crawford County Trial Courts

Crawford County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in Crawford County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include Crawford County Probate Courts and Crawford County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in Crawford County, Arkansas

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in Crawford County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

Arkansas Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. Crawford County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in Arkansas are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in Arkansas state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the Arkansas Supreme Court.