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Felony Attorneys in Northwest Arkansas

Experienced & High-Quality Legal Defense in Benton County, Arkansas and Washington County, Arkansas and All of NWA

If you have been charged with a felony you are probably worried because you don’t know what to do and you are facing up to six years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines, even on the least serious felony charge. We assure you; we do know what to do. Over 35,000 people charged with crimes have trusted us to fight for them, including thousands of people with felony charges. Attorney Doug Norwood has experience as a former prosecutor, plus over 30 years of criminal defense experience. He leads a team of attorneys which has almost 100 years of experience, and includes former prosecutors. All of this gives us the knowledge to get you the best outcome possible. Trust us to fight for you. That is why we have hundreds of 5 star reviews and the people of Northwest Arkansas have voted us Best of NWA Criminal Lawyer, NWA Democrat-Gazette.

For our clients, we have had thousands of felony charges:

  • Dismissed, or
  • Found Not Guilty, or
  • Reduced to misdemeanors, or
  • Kept off their records, or
  • Kept from being filed.

Small Sample of Some of Our Felony Case Results

  • DISMISSED: Aggravated Assault (State v I.I.)
  • DISMISSED: Possession - Meth (State v I.I.)
  • DISMISSED: Delivery - Controlled Substance (State v J.V.)
  • DISMISSED: Battery (State v E.L.)
  • DISMISSED: Terroristic Threatening (State v T.L.)
  • KEPT OFF RECORD: Possession - Meth (State v B.M.)
  • DISMISSED: Robbery (State v M.G.)
  • DISMISSED: Felon in Possession of Firearm (State v E.V.)
  • DISMISSED: Rape (State v K.S.)

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If you have been charged with a felony, we advise you to plead “NOT guilty” to any charge you face. Pleading “guilty” means the judge will sentence you on every charge -- even up to the maximum penalties. Being charged with a felony is a serious situation. Even the least serious felony charge is punishable by a prison sentence of up to six years. Please realize pleading guilty to the judge means you will leave the court in handcuffs. Any experienced lawyer will tell you to plead NOT guilty. Most of our clients do not serve time behind bars.

Experience Matters. Results Matter. Your Attorney Matters.

We take cases to trial, which helps us get great deals. The prosecutors know which attorneys fight the hardest for their clients. Prosecutors who have come to work for Norwood and Norwood, P.A. have said they gave our clients the best possible deal for two reasons:

(1) they respected us for fighting so hard for our clients, and

(2) they knew if they did not, they would have to spend time getting ready for trial. That is why most of our clients don’t go to prison!

We know it is a stressful time right now. Don’t worry…we’ve got this. If we cannot get your case dismissed, we will minimize the damage for you.

We want to help you! Call us at (479) 235-4600. We are available 24/7.

At your free visit we will offer you reasonable fees, affordable payments with a low down payment (Visa/MasterCard/Discover accepted) and discuss how we will fight to:

  • Get your felony charges dismissed
  • Keep you out of prison
  • Keep felony charges off your record
  • Keep your gun rights
  • Keep you from having to be on probation.
  • Keep your fines low
  • Keep your voting rights

Many of our clients with felony charges felt they were guilty and did not expect to win or get charges dismissed. However, at Norwood & Norwood, P.A., we have helped thousands of clients obtain case dismissals and have successfully negotiated reduced charges for countless others. Our Northwest Arkansas felony lawyers are here to provide the personalized legal counsel that you deserve. No matter how complex the charges are, we can provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about how to proceed with your case.

Common Felony Crimes

Under Arkansas law, crimes are divided into two broad categories: misdemeanors and felonies. Felonies are more serious than a misdemeanor. Whether a crime is charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depends on the severity of the crime, and therefore how severe the punishment is set.

There are several types of offenses that can be charged as felonies, including:

***We have had many of every single one of the below-listed charges dismissed or found not guilty at trial for our clients.***

Penalties for Felony Offenses in NWA

In Arkansas, felony crimes are divided into five classes, with increasing penalties based on the severity of the crime. Class D felonies are the least serious and are punishable by up to six years in prison. Class Y felonies carry the harshest penalties and can even land a person in jail for life.

WARNING: A hidden cost of a felony is that if you are convicted you lose your gun rights. Contact us to see what Norwood & Norwood, P.A. can do about saving your gun rights!

The following are the penalties for Arkansas felonies:

  • Class D felony: minimum of 0 years, maximum of 6 years in prison and/or up to a $10,000 fine
  • Class C felony: minimum of 3 years, maximum of 10 years in prison and/or up to a $10,000 fine
  • Class B felony: minimum of 5 years, maximum of 20 years in prison and/or up to a $15,000 fine
  • Class A felony: minimum of 6 years, maximum of 30 years in prison and/or up to a $15,000 fine
  • Class Y felony: minimum of 10 years, maximum of 40 years or life in prison

Felony convictions can end up on a person’s permanent criminal record. This often makes it difficult for people convicted of felonies to find a job, apply for housing, or get accepted to an educational institution. Although certain crimes can be sealed, many times, the conviction is impossible to remove from one’s criminal history.

Schedule Your Free Office Visit Today

When you reach out to our Northwest Arkansas felony attorneys, we can provide you with a free initial visit so that you can have peace of mind that we are the right firm for your defense. Request a free office visit today. We have offices in Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers or Springdale.

Contact Norwood & Norwood, P.A. at (479) 235-4600 to begin building a strong defense.

Felony Case Results

We Can Help You Achieve a Great Outcome

  • Possession - Meth Dismissed
  • Aggravated Assault Dismissed
  • Delivery - Controlled Substance Dismissed
  • Possession - Pills Dismissed
  • Terroristic Threatening Dismissed
  • Residential Burglary Dismissed
  • Delivery - Controlled Substance Dismissed
  • Domestic Battery Dismissed
  • Possession - w/ Intent to Deliver Dismissed
  • Aggravated Assault Dismissed
  • Sex Assault Dismissed
  • Residential Burglary Kept Off Record
  • Theft of Property Dismissed
  • Resisting Arrest Dismissed
  • Refusal to Submit to Arrest Dismissed
  • Carry Prohibited Weapon Dismissed
  • DWI 4th Offense Reduced to Misdemeanor
  • Violation of Probation Dismissed
  • Robbery Dismissed
  • Filing a False Police Report Dismissed
  • Hot Checks Dismissed
  • Leave Scene Personal Injury Acc. Dismissed
  • Violation of Probation Dismissed
  • Terroristic Threatening Dismissed
  • Possession - Drug Paraphernalia Dismissed
  • Theft by Receiving Dismissed
  • Cruelty to Animals Dismissed
  • Possession - Meth Kept Off Record
  • Intimidating a Witness Dismissed
  • Possession - Pills Dismissed
  • Theft of Property Kept Off Record
  • Endangering Welfare of Minor Dismissed
  • Theft of Property Dismissed
  • Possession - Controlled Substance Dismissed
  • Criminal Mischief Kept Off Record
  • Rape Dismissed
  • Manufacturing a Controlled Substance Dismissed
  • Felon in Possession of Firearm Dismissed
  • Commercial Burglary Dismissed
  • Forgery Kept Off Record
  • Terroristic Threatening Dismissed
  • Possession - Meth Dismissed
  • Possession - w/ Intent to Deliver Dismissed
  • Robbery Dismissed
  • DWI - 4th Offense Not Guilty
  • Violation of Probation Dismissed
  • Possession - w/ Intent to Deliver Dismissed
  • Sex Assault Not Guilty
  • Resisting Arrest Dismissed
  • Forgery Dismissed
  • Breaking and Entering Dismissed
  • Delivery of a Controlled Substance Dismissed
  • Aggravated Assault Dismissed
  • Possession - Mushrooms Dismissed
  • Possession - Drugs & Firearm Dismissed
  • Rape Dismissed
  • Delivery of a Controlled Substance Dismissed
  • Criminal Mischief Dismissed
  • Battery Kept Off Record
  • Possession - Meth Kept Off Record
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Opinions that Matter

Hundreds of 5 Star Reviews
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  • “FELONY CASE DISMISSED! I was charged with Possession of a Firearm, Theft by Receiving and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia....The attorneys were able to prove my case to the Prosecutor and as a result all 3 charges were DISMISSED!!!!”

    - Jack
  • “Drug Crime DISMISSED! From the moment I walked in I could tell I made the right decision. After picking up a drug charge Norwood helped me with my case allowing the charge to be dropped and expounged! Best Lawyer group in NWA.”

    - Ricky
  • “Drug Charges Dismissed! Thanks to the hard work of all the Norwood Norwood family. Everything from the fee to the friendliness and the result were fabulous.”

    - Herman
  • “Felony Charges Dropped! Norwood & Norwood are excellent lawyers. I was facing felony drug charges and they were able to get the charges dropped.”

    - Jeff
  • “Felony charge reduced to misdemeanor, no jail! I didn't see any prison or jail time and ended up with only a misdemeanor offense. I am 100% satisfied with Norwood and Norwood and would recommend them to anyone.”

    - Bill
  • “Felony charge dropped! Norwood & Norwood is a great law firm. I was facing a serious felony and Angela Hyde got my charges reduced to a misdemeanor with no jail time, no public service, with minimal fees at a reasonable price.”

    - A.R.B.
  • “I would recommend them to anyone who is facing felony charges. My charges were amended to a misdemeanor and ultimately dismissed.”

    - Jose
  • “I was in serious trouble and could have gone to prison. I didn't have to do any jail and they even got me a misdemeanor rather than a felony. I would absolutely recommend this firm.”

    - Pat
  • “Norwood got my felony charge dismissed. I am so happy because that saved my job and my future and I was so stressed out I could barely breath and am now so happy I am dancing for joy. Thank you thank you thank you”

    - Paul
  • “Felony case reduced to misdemeanor with no jail time served! I had an initial assault charge reduced to harassment, and I didn't have to serve any jail time. The attorneys at Norwood and Norwood worked very hard to ensure the best outcome for me.”

    - Jackson
  • “Felony Dismissed! Norwood and Norwood by far surpassed any expectations. They have always been thorough in their duties and on point with ensuring I was notified and informed of all aspects throughout.”

    - Lee
  • “Felony terroristic threatening charges dismissed! I was charged with a felony against my wife who was pregnant. My attorney was able to get get the no contact order amended so that I could be with my wife when my daughter was born.”

    - Jamie
  • “Felony Revoke Dismissed! I thought that I was in jail for 2 years on the revoke. Luckily I found this firm and they were able to work with the Prosecutor to get them to completely dismiss the revoke.”

    - Rambo
  • “Felony Sex Assault Dismissed! My attorneys believed me from the beginning and were willing to take my case all the way to a jury trial and we WON!!”

    - Robin
  • “Felony case - Great Attorney! Throughout the entire process facing this felony charge, i was given peace and a sense of security while the Norwood team took the steps necessary for the best possible outcome.”

    - Jennifer
  • “Did a really great job with my up coming case fighting a felony charge dropped to a misdemeanor.”

    - Nathan
  • “Best lawyers hands down! I hired Norwood & Norwood not too long ago to help me fight a drug charge against me that I knew could carry long term effects. Norwood ended up clearing me of my charges and they were able to keep my record clean!”

    - Carol
  • “Got my drug charges DISMISSED! I was charged with a drug charge and I was on parole so I was super scared that I was going to go to prison. Norwood got the drug charges dismissed and I am so grateful.”

    - Tony
  • “Norwood and Norwood was able to get my residential burglary and assault charges nolle prossed.”

    - Clint
  • “The terroristic threatening charges were completely dropped - I don't know of any other firm in NW Arkansas that can come close in comparison to them.”

    - Us Veteran
  • “I got caught with a meth pipe in my pocket and this team of lawyers got it dismiss with no plea, no classes, no public service and no jail! I ended up paying only $100 on the drug charges.”

    - Al
  • “I got caught with felony drugs because officers searched my car to see what they could find. The cops tried to get me to work with them to get a better result on my case. In the end, the Norwood firm got my entire case dropped without me going to court.”

    - Taylor
  • “Drug Case Dismissed - Norwood has the best reputation in Benton County. After using them I would have to say they are the best attorneys I have ever used. 5 stars!!!!!!!!!”

    - John
  • “I have used the Norwood firm many times. They always get great results. This time the police found drugs in my car. We decided to have a trial and the Judge found me not guilty.”

    - Alex
  • “Felony Drug Charges - Norwood came through for me, an answered prayer. Got my case dismissed so easily. I'm so thankful they where on my side.”

    - Carly
  • “Norwood got my felony charge dismissed. I am so happy because that saved my job and my future and I was so stressed out I could barely breathe and am now so happy I am dancing for joy. Thank you thank you thank you”

    - Paul
  • “I love Norwood and Norwood! I was charged with a felony drug charge. Norwood was able to get it dismissed. No court, no record, no fines , no nothing. I was so scared.”

    - Rachel
  • “They got my felony dropped to a misdemeanor, my probation revocation completely dismissed and they were able to help me keep my act 346 so I don't have to be considered a felon anymore and get back all the rights I had lost.”

    - Billy
  • “So grateful I hired the Norwood law firm. I thought I was going to jail for sure. They got rid of the most serious charge and kept the other charges from going on my record and I didn't even have to go to court.”

    - Romeo
  • “Mrs. Norwood's years of negotiations with prosecutors was evident when a plea deal was reached, with an outcome that exceeded our hopes. The Norwood Firm gave our son a future without a felony conviction.”

    - Mary
  • “They got me the very best I could hope for in the circumstances. I didn't see any prison or jail time and ended up with only a misdemeanor offense. I am 100% satisfied with Norwood and Norwood and would recommend them to anyone.”

    - Bill
  • “This will be my second time with this firm, and I have to say they are amazing at what they do. For my second time with them they are doing fantastic just as they did the first time!”

    - Kirk
  • “I thought my life is over but Norwood told me there’s a solution to everything. I could not be happier with the outcomes of my cases. I was facing some serious felony charges but Norwood was able to get the felony charges dismissed.”

    - Juan
  • “Overwhelmed and pleased with the representation I received from Mr. Norwood. I would recommend them to anyone who is facing felony charges. My charges were amended to a misdemeanor and ultimately dismissed.”

    - Jose
  • “Felony Sex Assault Dismissed! I am a local business man and I was in the unfortunate position of being wrongfully charged with felony sexual assault. Everyone here from the receptionist to Mr. Norwood himself has your back.”

    - Robin
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  • Nearly 100 Years of Combined Experience
  • More than 25,000 Charges Won or Dismissed
  • Highly Respected by Peers, Judges and Clients
  • Former Prosecutors Who Understand Both Sides of the Law
  • Affordable Payment Plans
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