Arkansas Constitutional Amendment 80, having taken effect on July 1, 2001, eliminated separate courts of law and courts of equity in Arkansas. Circuit Courts are general jurisdiction trial courts. Effective January 1, 2002, Circuit Courts consist of five subject matter divisions: Criminal, Civil, Probate, Domestic Relations, and Juvenile.
Saline County is the twenty-second judicial district and there are four circuit court judges:
The Honorable Ken Casady, First Division 200 N. Main Street, Room 105 Benton, Arkansas 72015 501-303-5635
The Honorable Gary M. Arnold, Second Division 200 N. Main Street, Room 204 Benton, Arkansas 72015 501-303-5664
The Honorable Grisham Phillips, Third Division 200 N. Main Street, Room 110 Benton, Arkansas 72015 501-303-5628
The Honorable Robert Herzfeld, Fourth Division 321 N. Main Street Benton, Arkansas 72015 501-303-1584