Misdemeanors Getting Good People Out of a Bad Situation

Bentonville Misdemeanor Attorney

Types of Misdemeanor Crimes in Arkansas

Misdemeanors are less serious offenses than felonies, carrying penalties of up to a year in a local or county jail along with fines and other court-ordered programs and consequences. While misdemeanors are less serious than felonies, a conviction will still result in a permanent criminal record that can negatively impact your future. A criminal record can be a detriment when applying for a job, housing, financial aid, and more.

While there are many types of crimes that can be charges as misdemeanors, we can defend you if you have been charged with:

The best action you can take when facing any criminal charge is to retain a competent misdemeanor lawyer in Bentonville. When the state brings accusations against you, you will want a strong advocate looking out for your best interests.

Reach out to us at (479) 777-4204 to arrange for a free case evaluation.

Arkansas Class C Penalties

Class C misdemeanors are the least serious category of misdemeanor. If you are convicted of a Class C misdemeanor you could face penalties of:

  • Up to 30-days in jail
  • A fine of up to $500

Arkansas Class B Penalties

Class B misdemeanors include crimes such as prostitution or cyberbullying. If convicted, you could face penalties of:

  • Up to 90-days in jail
  • A fine of up to $1,000

Arkansas Class A Penalties

Class A misdemeanors are the most serious kind of misdemeanor charge. If convicted they carry penalties of:

  • Up to a year in jail
  • A fine of up to $2,500

Arkansas Class Unclassified Penalties

Unclassified misdemeanors are those that are penalized according to their specific statute. Though they carry less severe penalties than felonies, misdemeanor crimes should still be taken seriously. Our firm has extensive experience defending people against all types of misdemeanors.

Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law Misdemeanor Legal Counsel

At Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law, you will find an aggressive Bentonville misdemeanor defense attorney with 15 years of experience. Our firm is dedicated to standing up for the rights of the accused and fighting for positive results.

At Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law, we take pride in the effective and committed legal service we provide to all our clients. We urge you to take advantage of the experience, skills, and knowledge we bring to the table when you face a misdemeanor charge.

Contact our misdemeanor lawyer in Bentonville online or at (479) 777-4204 for legal help today.

Recent Victories

Pursuing the Best Possible Result

  • DWI Client Found Not Guilty
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia No Charges Filed
  • Domestic Battery Dismissed
  • DWI Not Guilty
  • Felony Drugs Dismissed
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, Public Intoxication, and Failure to Appear Dismissed
  • Domestic Battery Third Degree Case Dismissed
  • Carrying a Prohibited Weapon Not Guilty
  • Contempt of Court Not Guilty After a Trial
  • Felony Aggravated Assault Reduced To A Misdemeanor
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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