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Legal Information: Arkansas

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
October 27, 2017

How do I change, extend, or cancel the order?

In order to renew the order, you will have to go back to court and prove that the threat of domestic abuse still exists.* If you would like to cancel the order or change it in some way, you will have to go back to court and have a hearing in front of the judge, where you may need to explain why you want a to cancel or change the order.**

* Ark. Code § 9-15-205(b)
** Ark. Code § 9-15-209