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Legal Statutes: Arkansas

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Subchapter 2. Judicial Proceedings.

back to top9-15-208. Law enforcement assistance

(a) When an order of protection is issued under this chapter, upon request of the petitioner the circuit court may order a law enforcement officer with jurisdiction to accompany the petitioner and assist in placing the petitioner in possession of the dwelling or residence or to otherwise assist in execution or service of the order of protection.

(b) The court may also order a law enforcement officer to assist the petitioner in returning to the residence and getting personal effects.

Acts of 1991, Act 266, § 7; Acts of 1999, Act 1551, § 5, eff. July 30, 1999; Acts of 2017, Act 251, § 1, eff. Aug. 1, 2017.