Fayetteville, AR asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arkansas

Q: What does the written objection need to have specific verbiage?

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Dustin A. Duke
Dustin A. Duke
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: You should include the style of the case at the top of the objection (i.e. the parties' names and case number). You should state in your objection that you object to the issuance of a writ of possession and then state the reasons why. You need to sign the objection, include your address and phone number. It has to be filed with the clerk's office within five days from the date you were served with the lawsuit (excluding Saturdays). You should also pay any rent you owe into the registry of the court (with the court clerk) and be prepared to pay rent each month to the clerk until you have a hearing. Hope this helps. Good luck!

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