Whether our clients need help navigating a traffic offense or sex crimes charges, we can provide legal guidance and aggressive defense. By getting to know our clients and working to understand their circumstances, we are able to effectively uphold their rights, represent their interests, and exploit any weaknesses in our opponents’ cases.
We know how to handle tough charges. When the unimaginable happens and you find yourself facing serious criminal accusations, take control of your situation by hiring a skilled criminal defense lawyer to demand justice and navigate the criminal courts by your side.
Misdemeanors are generally considered less serious crimes and have lighter penalties than felonies. In Arkansas, there four different classifications for misdemeanors:
Felonies involve more serious crimes and more serious penalties. In Arkansas, there are six categories of felonies:
Because each felony class includes a number of different crimes, Arkansas sentencing laws provide a wide range of possible jail sentences and fines. The penalties in your case are influenced by the circumstances of the crime and your criminal history. Because both prosecutors and judges are given some leeway when recommending and imposing sentences, it is crucial to have an experienced Arkansas criminal defense lawyer advocating on your behalf.
Our principal attorney, Mark C. Lucas Jr., represents those charged with felonies or misdemeanors, including homicide, sex crimes, domestic battery, auto theft, drug possession, DUI and DWI, retail fraud, and burglary. He works closely with his clients and thoroughly examines each case for evidence that can help present a case for eliminated or lessened charges. Mr. Lucas is a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Benton County and Arkansas Bar Associations.
While every case is unique, here are the typical stages you can expect when navigating the criminal justice system in Arkansas:
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