Courts Office

Along with maintaining all court records, Court Deputy Clerks handle numerous other duties including; answering the phone, issuing warrants, summons, subpoenas & notices, and serving the public. Court Deputy Clerks also work closely with the probation offices, DHS, prosecutors, attorneys and judges (as appropriate for the individual courts).

This office does not give out legal advice.

Domestic Court Handles divorce, domestic abuse, child support, paternity and other case filings.

Civil Court Handles negligence, bad faith, fraud, malpractice, product liability, foreclosure, quiet title, injunction, partition condemnation, condemnation, replevin, declaratory judgment, unlawful detainer, incorporation, election, foreign judgment, writs, administrative appeal, property forfeiture, remove disabilities, name changes and other case filings.

Criminal Court Handles all felony type cases filed by the Benton County Prosecutor’s office and all appeals from the District Courts.

Court Records All court records are maintained and kept by the Clerk as permanent records. With the exception of juvenile court records, these records are public information.

Payment The Circuit Clerk also collects payments for the Criminal Courts including; collection of fines, penalties, restitution and costs. Payments may be made in the Courthouse at 102 NE A Street, Bentonville, AR 72712 – Room #201 or sent by mail. If paying by Check or Money Order, be sure the name and case number are written on them. You may also pay by credit/debit card. If seeing a probation officer, follow his/her instructions for payment.

Please make all checks and money orders payable to the Benton County Circuit Clerk (BCCC).

The Circuit Clerk’s office cannot make any changes to your restitution payment schedule. Any such changes need to be approved by the Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Please contact your attorney.