2010 Arkansas Code
Title 18 - Property
Subtitle 5 - Civil Actions
Chapter 60 - Miscellaneous Proceedings Relating to Property
Subchapter 3 - Forcible Entry and Detainer -- Unlawful Detainer
§ 18-60-303 - Actions constituting forcible entry and detainer.

18-60-303. Actions constituting forcible entry and detainer.

A person shall be guilty of a forcible entry and detainer within the meaning of this subchapter if the person shall:

(1) Enter into or upon any lands, tenements, or other possessions and detain or hold them without right or claim to title;

(2) Enter by breaking open the doors and windows or other parts of the house, whether any person is in it or not;

(3) Threaten to kill, maim, or beat the party in possession or use words and actions as have a natural tendency to excite fear or apprehension of danger;

(4) Put out of doors or carry away the goods of the party in possession; or

(5) Enter peaceably and then turning out by force or frightening by threats or other circumstances of terror the party to yield possession.

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