IN RE ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT COMMITTEE ON CIVIL PRACTICE - RECOMMENDATIONS ARK. R. CIV. P. 72; ARK. R. APPELLATE P.-CIV. 5; ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT RULE 2-3; AND PROBATE FORMS
Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice submitted
proposals and recommendations for changes in rules of
procedure affecting civil practice. The proposals relate to
the following rules:
Rule of Civil Procedure 72, 2. Rule of
Appellate Procedure -Civ. 5,
Rule of Supreme Court 2-3, and
Probate Forms (add contact information to forms 1,
2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24,
26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33).
suggested amendments are being published for comment. The
Reporter's Notes explain the changes, and the proposed
changes are set out in "line-in, line-out" fashion
(new material is underlined; deleted material is lined
on the suggested rules changes should be made in writing
before September 1, 2018, and they should be addressed to:
Stacey Pectol, Clerk, Supreme Court of Arkansas, Attn.: Civil
Procedure Rules, Justice Building, 625 Marshall Street,
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201.
Rules of Civil Procedure
72. Suits in forma pauperis.
Every indigent person who shall have a cause of action
against another may petition the
court in which the action is pending, or in which it is
intended to be brought, for leave to prosecute the suit in
. . .
Notes (20): Subdivision (a) was amended to delete
"against another" in the first sentence, which had
been a source of confusion to some as to its effect on the
scope of the rule.
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