Know the Laws: Arkansas
Most of the laws related to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about orders of protection, injunctions, and moving out of state with an order.
Information about custody in Arkansas.
How to get temporary emergency custody, and what to to if you think the other parent may take your child.
General information about the laws about ending your marriage and dividing your property, with links to Arkansas-specific information.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Arkansas and victim assistance programs.
There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue your abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.