****AMNESTY PROGRAM THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 2019****
For the Month of January, the St Francis County District Court is having warrant amnesty month. People that have a warrant for failure to pay fines or failure to appear with the City of Forrest City or St. Francis County may get a court date without getting arrested and placed in jail. People have until February 1st, 2019 to take advantage of the program.
People with a warrant for failure to pay fines can go to the police department or sheriff’s office and get a court date to appear in February. The court will not charge a warrant fee or additional fine on the warrant for people who participate. The Court will waive the warrant fees, set people up on a payment plan, and release any hold on driver’s licenses.
People who have a failure to appear warrant on outstanding charges will be given a court date to appear on those charges. The warrant fees and fines on the failure to appear warrant will be waived but the person will have a new court date on the outstanding charges.
The court date for the Amnesty Cases will be February 22, 2019 at 9 AM in St Francis County District Court.
This is a Win for both the Court and the citizens it provides a way to stay out of jail, get their driver’s license back, and get on a payment plan to pay off their fines.
People may call the District Court Clerk’s Office at 870-261-1410 to see if they need to go to the Police Department or Sheriff’s Department to get a court date.
District Court of St. Francis County holds trials Monday and Wednesday and at 1:00 p.m. and Plea and Arraignment at 9 a.m. on Fridays. District Court is located behind the St. Francis County Courthouse in the District Court Building on East Cross St.
Contact District Court at 870-261-1410, Monday through Friday during regular business hours if you have any questions.
If you wish to plead NOT GUILTY and do not want to appear in court for your first appearance. Open this link and submit it to District Court- NOT GUILTY PLEA
Citation Payments can be mailed to:
615 East Cross
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
Make Money Order's or Cashier's Check
Payable to DISTRICT COURT
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PAYMENT WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED ONLINE AT