Johnson County, Arkansas

County Judge—Herman H. Houston

County Courts:

The County Judge has jurisdiction in the county court. 14-14-1105(a) The General Assembly determines that all powers not vested in the county judge under the provisions of Arkansas Constitution, Amendment 55, to be exercised by the county judge as the chief executive officer of the county, shall continue to be exercised and administered by the county court, over which the judge shall preside. 

The county court has jurisdiction in the following matters: county taxes, paupers, jurisdiction in each other cases that may be necessary to the internal improvement and local concern of the county, and various other items.