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(a) All actions in favor of and in which the state is interested shall be brought in the name of the state and shall be prosecuted by the prosecuting attorney.
(b) All actions by or against the state shall be prosecuted and defended, proceeded in, and conducted to final judgment in the same manner as actions by and against individuals.
(c) Precedence shall be given, in all courts, to actions or other proceedings in which the state is a party, over any other business of the court.
(d) All actions for debts due the State of Arkansas, all actions in favor of any state officer, state board, or commissioner, in their official capacity, all actions which are authorized by the provisions of the Code of Practice in Civil Cases or by law to be brought in the name of the state, and all actions against the board, commissioner, or state officer for or on account of any official act done or omitted to be done shall be brought and prosecuted in the county where the defendant resides.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 16. Practice, Procedure, and Courts § 16-106-101. Precedence of actions, etc. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-16-practice-procedure-and-courts/ar-code-sect-16-106-101/
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