Know the Laws: Arkansas
UPDATED January 20, 2014
In Arkansas, there are orders of protection and injunctions, which are explained below. These are civil court orders requiring one person to stop harming another.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that protects you from abuse by someone with whom you have a specific relationship.
An injunction against workplace violence is applied for by an employer and designed to prevent future harm from an abuser at the workplace.
Your order of protection may be enforceable wherever you go.
If you are planning to move to AR or are going to be in AR for any reason, your protection or restraining order may be enforced.