Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-4-202. Fines--Payment--Installments--Failure to make payment

(a) If the defendant is sentenced to pay a fine or costs, the court shall not at the same time impose an alternative sentence or imprisonment to be served if the fine or costs are not paid.

(b)(1) If a defendant is sentenced to pay a fine or costs, the court may grant permission for payment to be made:

(A) Within a specified period of time;  or

(B) In specified installments.

(2) If permission under subdivision (b)(1) of this section is not granted in the sentence, the fine or costs are payable immediately.


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