Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can the Attorney General provide legal advice?
    The primary restriction placed upon the Arkansas Attorney General’s office by State law is that the Attorney General is prohibited from the private practice of law. Therefore, the Attorney General cannot provide legal advice.

    A list of Arkansas attorneys can be searched by city, county, and area of practice via the Arkansas Bar Association’s website at
  2. Where do I go for assistance regarding child support?
    Unlike other attorneys general offices, the Arkansas Attorney General’s office does not handle issues relating to child support. Child support is handled by the Office of Child Support Enforcement, which may be reached by calling (501) 371-5349.
  3. Where can I report scams?
    Scams may be reported to the Attorney General’s office by filing a consumer complaint online, emailing or calling the Consumer Protection hotline at (800) 482-8982.
  4. Where can I report issues with the Department of Human Services?
    Email Constituent Services regarding your questions and concerns.
  5. Where can I get clarification on Arkansas gun laws?
  6. Attorney General Rutledge issued Opinion Number 2015-064 concerning open carry in Arkansas. Questions concerning concealed carry license may be directed to the Arkansas State Police by calling (501) 618-8000.
  7. How do I restore my gun rights?
    You may contact Governor Asa Hutchinson’s office by completing an online form or calling (501) 682-2345 to obtain the necessary forms to begin the gun rights restoration process.
  8. Where can I file a complaint against an attorney?
    Complaints against attorneys may be filed with the Office of the Committee on Professional Conduct by calling (501) 376-0313. Grievance forms are also available on the Arkansas Judiciary website.
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