Felonies Getting Good People Out of a Bad Situation

Bentonville Felony Defense Lawyer

Aggressive Defense Strategies for Arkansas Felony Charges

Being convicted of a felony in Arkansas can lead to severe consequences. Felony charges carry penalties of more than a year in prison along with fines. As a convicted felon, you will have a permanent criminal record, which can make it difficult to get a job, rent a home, receive financial aid, or obtain a professional license. With your freedom and future at stake, the most proactive step you can take is to find highly qualified legal representation.

When you choose Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law, you can bring your case to a former prosecutor with 15 years of experience that includes bringing more than 400 cases to verdict at trial. When you retain our services, you will work directly with our attorney, not an associate. Attorney Jonathan Nelson understands the gravity of your situation and brings competence, dedication, and an aggressive stance to your case.

Schedule your free initial consultation by contacting Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law at (479) 777-4204.

Felony Crimes in Arkansas

Arkansas categorizes felony offenses into six different groups. The way your offense is classified will determine the penalties you face.

Arkansas felony classifications are as follows:

  • Class D, punishable by up to 6 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000, including offenses like aggravated assault and breaking and entering
  • Class C, punishable by 3 to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000, including offenses like dealing in stolen property, vandalism, and identity fraud
  • Class B, punishable by 5 to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000, including offenses like burglary, property theft, and forgery
  • Class A, punishable by 6 to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000, including offenses like sex and drug crimes as well as aggravated robbery
  • Class Y, punishable by 10 to 40 years in prison, including offenses like rape, murder, and kidnapping
  • Unclassified, which includes offenses whose penalties are defined by its particular criminal law

Each class can include a number of different offenses. In each case, your penalties will be dictated by the class, the circumstances surrounding the offense, and your prior criminal history, if any. Prosecutors and judges have some discretion in the sentences they seek or impose, which is why you need a strong criminal defense lawyer advocating for you.

Contact our Bentonville felony defense attorney at (479) 777-4204 to discuss the specifics of your case and your legal options.

Recent Victories

Pursuing the Best Possible Result

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, Public Intoxication, and Failure to Appear Dismissed
  • Domestic Battery Third Degree Case Dismissed
  • Contempt of Court Not Guilty After a Trial
  • Felony Aggravated Assault Reduced To A Misdemeanor
  • DWI and Reckless Driving Not Guilty
  • Carrying a Prohibited Weapon Not Guilty
  • Speeding with CDL Case Dismissed
  • Felony Revocation Case Dismissed
  • DWI Not Guilty
  • Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Not guilty On All Charges After a Trial
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Why Is Jonathan Nelson the Best Choice for You?

  • An Exclusive Focus on Criminal Defense
  • More Than 15 Years of Experience
  • Former State Prosecutor
  • More Than 400 Jury Trials Handled
  • Personalized One-on-One Representation
  • Certified Law Enforcement Instructor