Established in 1971, the Sherwood District Court handles misdemeanor criminal, hot check, and traffic cases involving offenses committed within Pulaski County. The court’s civil division hears cases with attorneys when the amount in dispute is $25,000 or less. The Small Claims Court division allows individuals to represent themselves in civil matters when the amount in question is $5,000 or less.
Citations to property owners for Municipal Code violations are also addressed in this court.
In criminal cases, the court will appoint a public defender to represent any defendant who cannot afford to hire their own attorney.
For more information concerning the activities of the Court Department, court schedules, or information on specific cases you may contact us at our general number of 501-835-3693. For small claims questions you may call 501-835-3625.