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The Circuit Clerk’s Office offers a fee-based Land Record Web Service.

For questions relating to web access on all record types except court docket cases visit Business Information Systems at

For questions relating to court docket cases, call the Court’s Office at (479) 271-1015.

To research records in person, visit the Circuit Clerk’s Recorder’s Office in person during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at 215 East Central, Room 202, Bentonville, AR 72712.

Note: The Circuit Clerk’s Office does not perform criminal record checks.

For background checks, go to the Arkansas Online Criminal Background Check System or contact the Arkansas State Police at (501) 618-8500.

Record TypeAvailabilityIndex
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Civil indexes are now available through Public Court Connect. Images are also available for civil cases starting January 1st 2014 to current. Civil and Criminal indexes are now available through Public Court Connect. Images are also available for Civil and Criminal cases starting January 1st, 2014 to current.NoNo
Mortgages1975 to current (there may be some partial years prior but not completed.)NoYes
Financing StatementsNoYes
Judgment DocketNovember 1, 2007 to current there are both the indexes and images. October 31, 2007 back to June 20, 1995 there are indexes only.NoYes
Lis PendensOctober 1, 2007 to current.NoYes
LiensAugust 2002 to current.NoYes
PlatsPlats are searchable but are currently under construction. All indexes and images since 1998.NoYes
UCC FilingsFilings from August 1994 to current. Images from August 2002 to current.NoYes

Online Land Record FAQs

What is this new system? This new electronic land records management system is an example of the county’s efficiency through technological effort. The software helps the county facilitate growth and comply with the Real Property e-Recording Act (Act 734). It handles cashiering, document imaging, indexing, public access, and e-recording and supports e-commerce and disaster recovery.

What information is available?

  • Deeds & Mortgages current back to 1990 (there maybe some partial years prior but not completed)
  • Liens current back to August 2002
  • UCC filings current back to August 1994
  • UCC images since August 2002
  • Plat Records all indexes (with images since 1998 to current)
    **Plats are under construction at the current time**

How much does it cost?

Professional Level
  • $80 monthly fee
  • Multiple levels of additional access
  • Unlimited viewing of the index data
Basic Level
  • No monthly fee

  • Unlimited viewing of index data

  • The cost is 25 Cents per page to download or print without a watermark

How do I get started? Go to the “Deeds and Mortgages” or “Plats” links under Public Records and register for an account, free of charge.

  • Circuit Clerk

    Brenda DeShields


    Branch Locations

    Administration Building

    County Courthouse

    102 NE A St.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Courts offices open through lunch
    Archives and Juvenile closed 12 – 1 p.m.

    Recorder’s Office

    215 E Central Ave.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Recorder’s offices open through lunch

    Office Stops Recording Documents at 4:15 p.m.

    Passport Processing 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.

    Passport applications are processed by appointment only.

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    Bentonville Offices

    102 NE A St.
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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