The State of Arkansas does not have any specific laws that direct how sublease agreements should be handled. However, Arkansas Landlord Tenant Rights specifies that any tenant who entertains entering into a sublease agreement should receive written permission from the landlord beforehand.
A sublease is an agreement between the original tenant (sublessor or sublandlord) under a lease agreement for a rental unit and a new individual (sublessee or subtenant) who does not have a direct connection with the original lease agreement. The sublease agreement is tied to and incorporates the original (master) lease. If the original lease does not contain language giving permission for the tenant to enter into a sublease, the original tenant (sublessor) must obtain written permission from the landlord to do so. The original tenant (sublessor) is still bound by all the requirements/obligations under the original (master) lease agreement.
An Arkansas sublease agreement should include the following sections: