2018 Arkansas Code
Title 18 - Property
Subtitle 2 - Real Property
Chapter 17 - Arkansas Residential Landlord-Tenant Act of 2007
Subchapter 7 - Landlord Remedies
§ 18-17-707. Bond on appeal and order staying execution

Universal Citation: AR Code § 18-17-707 (2018)
  • (a) Upon appeal to the circuit court, the case shall be heard in a manner consistent with the rules of the circuit court as soon as is feasible after the appeal is docketed.

  • (b)

    • (1) It is sufficient to stay execution of a judgment for possession that the tenant sign a bond that he or she will pay to the landlord the amount of rent, determined by the court in accordance with §§ 18-17-705 and 18-17-706, as it becomes due periodically after the judgment was entered.

    • (2) Any circuit judge shall order a stay of execution upon the bond.

  • (c) The bond by the tenant and the order staying execution may be substantially in the following form:

  • (d) If the tenant fails to make a payment within five (5) days of the due date according to the bond and order staying execution, the clerk, upon application of the landlord, shall issue a writ of possession to be executed pursuant to § 18-17-904.


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