Bentonville Violent Crime Lawyer
When to Call Our Benton County Firm
If you’ve been charged with a violent crime, you need a Bentonville criminal defense lawyer who has the knowledge and experience to defend you. Violent crime convictions can be devastating and can result in court costs, fines, and long-term incarceration. I am a dedicated criminal defense attorney in Bentonville and was formerly a Deputy Prosecuting attorney.
What Is Considered a Violent Crime?
With a background in both prosecuting and defending, I know how the court system works, and how violent crimes cases are prosecuted in Arkansas.
Situations That May Result in a Violent Crime Charge Include:
- Domestic Violence
I am committed to helping my Northwest Arkansas clients understand the charges brought against them, as well as providing them with the highest standards of defense possible.
Over the years, Cody W. Dowden has represented thousands of clients. He provides honest and straightforward representation to ensure that he works towards the best outcome in your case. Call (479) 777-0640 to learn more.
In Arkansas, violent crimes tend to be charged as felonies, and the Arkansas courts have a history of aggressive prosecution. Furthermore, the laws surrounding violent crime charges can be difficult to parse because of their complexity. Being charged with a violent crime is an overwhelming experience, and navigating the Arkansas judicial system can seem like an impossible task.
As a Bentonville violent crimes lawyer, I am committed to helping my clients through this difficult process using the knowledge I’ve gained as a long-time member of the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to provide aggressive yet passionate legal representation to my clients.
What Is Second Degree Battery?
2nd Degree battery is when someone purposely causes severe physical injury to another person, uses a deadly weapon (other than a firearm) and physically injures another person. Also, if a person recklessly causes serious physical injury to another person by using a deadly weapon, it is considered a second-degree battery.
Additionally, when a person knowingly, and without legal justification, causes physical injury to another person or incapacitates a known code enforcement officer, firefighter, employee of a correctional facility, or law enforcement officer acting in the line of duty, the law views it as a second-degree battery.
Schedule Your Free Consultation with Our Former Prosecutor
With so much at stake, it is important to go with a lawyer you are comfortable with. I am a Bentonville violent crime lawyer who is dedicated to providing individuals with personalized legal representation that gives every case the dedicated attention it deserves.
I offer free case evaluations (after which you are under no obligation to hire me), as well as reasonable prices and convenient payment options.
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. I am your attorney. 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.