Arkansas

altWho Can You Complain to in Arkansas?

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-2341/(800) 482-8982
E-mail: gotyourback@arkansas.gov
http://gotyourbackarkansas.org/

To file a complaint online, click here.

Arkansas’s Laws

Here’s a snapshot of the laws in Arkansas regarding deceptive advertising:

Arkansas Code § 4-88-107: Lists a number of deceptive acts that are deemed to be unlawful, including, but not limited to, advertising goods or services with the intent not to sell them as advertised, and knowingly lying about the characteristics, ingredients, uses, benefits, etc., of goods or services.

Possible Penalties

Some of the penalties that fraudulent or deceptive advertisers may suffer in Arkansas include:

Small Claims Court in Arkansas

If you’re not trying to recover big bucks, but rather just trying to recoup the money you spent on a product or service after being duped by a false ad, then you might consider filing a lawsuit in Small Claims Court.

For general info about filing a lawsuit in Small Claims Court, click here.

For info on how to file a Small Claims lawsuit in Arkansas, click here.

Researching Consumer Complaints

Arkansas provides copies of consumer complaints only to citizens of the state. To obtain copies, you can send a Freedom of Information request to:

Office of the Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division
323 Center Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201

A sample Freedom of Information request can be found here.


**Please note that this page is informational only and does not take the place of legal advice.  Please also note that the above summary is meant to provide a brief look at the laws in Arkansas, and not a comprehensive list.


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A court order that requires a person or company to do a particular act or to refrain from doing a particular act. Example? A court order prohibiting a company from using an ad that’s been deemed deceptive.

The chief law enforcement official in each one of the 50 states; also refers to the person heading the federal government’s Justice Department

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