2016 Arkansas Code
Title 18 - Property
Subtitle 2 - Real Property
Chapter 17 - Arkansas Residential Landlord -- Tenant Act of 2007
Subchapter 9 - -- Eviction Proceedings
§ 18-17-902. Eviction proceeding
(a) (1) (A) When grounds exist for eviction of a tenant under this subchapter, a landlord or his or her agent may commence an action for eviction by filing with a district court having jurisdiction a complaint and supporting affidavit of eviction that specifies the grounds for the eviction.
(B) The supporting affidavit shall be signed by a person with personal knowledge of the grounds for eviction.
(2) The fee for filing an action under this chapter by a complaint with supporting affidavit of eviction shall be as provided in § 16-17-705.
(b) Upon the filing by the landlord or his or her agent or attorney of a complaint and supporting affidavit of eviction, the district court shall issue an order requiring the tenant to vacate the occupied premises or to show cause why he or she should not be evicted by the court within ten (10) calendar days after the date of service of a copy of the order upon the tenant.
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