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Bentonville Sex Crime Defense Lawyer

What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with a Serious Offense

If you’ve been accused of a sex crime, the consequences of a conviction can be costly and will haunt you for the rest of your life. Just the accusation alone can be mortifying. If you or a loved one have been charged with a sex crime in Arkansas, it is important to seek legal representation immediately. As a Bentonville criminal defense attorney, I will evaluate your case, and ensure that you understand the charges brought against you, as well as what your options are.

The Experience to Handle Your Sex Crime Charges

Being charged with a sex crime is devastating. In addition to fines and possible jail time, a conviction can lead to a permanently damaged reputation and having to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life. As a former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, I am a Bentonville criminal defense lawyer who has direct knowledge of how the courts prosecute sex crime cases in Arkansas. When you call me for your free case evaluation, I will discuss your case with you, and with my combined experience as a prosecutor and defender, I can help you make legal decisions with confidence.

Situations that lead to sex crime charges include:

  • Sexual abuse, assault, or rape
  • Solicitation
  • Prostitution
  • Statutory rape
  • Child pornography
  • Failure to register as a sex offender

Serious Problems Require Effective Solutions

Being accused of or charged with a sex crime is a difficult, overwhelming experience, and I believe everyone deserves compassionate and aggressive legal representation. When you hire Cody W. Dowden, you actually do get me, Cody. I am a practicing criminal defense lawyer in Bentonville, and I am committed to providing my clients with the personalized attention they deserve. I am also a member of the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and I have received the Avvo Rating of Superb, in addition to the Avvo Clients Choice Award for 2017 for my work as a Bentonville criminal defense attorney.

Call (479) 777-0640 for a free case evaluation with Cody W. Dowden, Attorney at Law. I serve clients throughout Northwest Arkansas with pride.

Why Hire My Law Firm?

We Care. We Solve Problems. We Get Results.
  • 100% Focus on Criminal Law

    Unlike other firms that handle every type of case in the book, I focus exclusively on criminal law. I live and breathe it. You can trust in my focus.

  • When You Hire Me, You Get Me

    You won't be passed off to another lawyer or spend all of your time talking to a paralegal. You get me. I'll be there every step of the way.

  • Accessible Legal Defense

    Life is busy and it can be hard to take the time you need to meet with your attorney. That's why I offer phone appointments for your convenience.

  • Affordable Fees & Payment Plans

    Protecting your legal rights shouldn't take every penny in your bank account. That's why I offer reasonable fees and payment plans.