Arkansas Simplified Divorce Procedures

In an uncontested divorce, proof of a spouse’s residency, proof of separation, and proof of no cohabitation may be provided by a signed affidavit from a third party. In addition, in an uncontested divorce, proof of the grounds for divorce need not be corroborated by a third party. [Arkansas Code of 1987 Annotated; Title 9, Chapters 12-306, 12-313, and 12-316].

Each state has its own unique filing procedure. When filing for divorce in Arkansas, you must adhere to the strict filing guidelines and prepare and submit the appropriate mandatory divorce documents to the county court. You can visit the Arkansas state statutes located at: to learn more about these documents. You will discover that some documents may be provided by the Arkansas Legal System and others must be constructed on a case-by-case basis containing certain information and criteria to adhere to the Arkansas Laws and the filing requirements.