Don’t Let Your Arrest Become a Conviction Without a Fight

Are you or a family member being questioned by the law enforcement? Arrest or charged with a crime?

If so, then it is essential that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible to protect your legal rights and safeguard your future. Call Rees Law Firm at (870) 931-2100 and speak with an attorney for free. It is essential that you discuss your legal issue with an experienced Jonesboro criminal defense lawyer as quickly as possible to avoid making a mistake that could impact your chances for an acquittal or reduced charges.

The Rees Law Firm is highly experienced in criminal defense, representing people in the state of Arkansas and the Jonesboro area. We offer full-scale defense with individualized representation that our clients count on to maintain their freedom and livelihood. If you have been arrested, accused of, or charged with a crime, contact our firm today.

We offer free case consultations on all criminal matters, and you can talk to or meet with an experienced attorney the same day you call. Contact us by calling (870) 931-2100 today.

You Are Innocent Until You Are Proven Guilty by a Court of Law

Regardless of what you have been told by the police or the attorney general’s office, there is no such thing as a “slam dunk” case. No one can predict what a jury will say or do. The prosecutor’s office must prove that you are guilty in a court of law. If you remain silent and you demand your right to have an attorney, you will have a far better chance of defending yourself. Rees Law Firm is ready to develop the best defense strategy possible for your case and help you fight for an acquittal or reduced charges with lesser penalties such as fines, jail time, or shorter probation.

Domestic Violence Charges in Arkansas

Arkansas pursues domestic violence charges very strongly, so it is important to hire the right lawyer to defend you if you have been accused of or charged with domestic violence. A shove or throwing an object can easily result in arrest and charges, and you must take the charges seriously. More often than not, the state will charge domestic violence as a felony, which can result in extensive prison time and huge fines.

Especially if you have been falsely accused by a relative, former partner, or through the process of divorce, you are likely extremely stressed and frustrated about the charges you’re facing. Our attorneys will help you sort through the process with composure and will build you the strongest defense possible.

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Drug Offenses in Arkansas

The Rees Law Firm has extensive experience defending against drug charges. We understand the seriousness of these charges and want to help you fight back against the allegations against you. You have rights following an arrest, and a skilled lawyer will help you protect them.

Our attorneys are experienced in handling the following types of drug cases and charges:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamines
  • Heroin
  • Prescription drugs
  • Ecstasy
  • LSD
  • Possession
  • Paraphernalia
  • Manufacture
  • Distribution
  • Trafficking

Depending on the type of drug and the activity involved, your charges might be a misdemeanor or a felony. These carry different consequences within themselves according to the Class of misdemeanor or felony. Our lawyers will explain all the potential consequences of the charges against you and will work tirelessly to have the charges dismissed or reduced.

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DWI/DUI Charges in Arkansas

Our law firm regularly defends clients charged with DWI or DUI. In Arkansas, the standards for blood alcohol content while driving are:

  • Adult 21 years or older – Cannot drive when BAC is .08 or greater
  • Person less than 21 years of age – Cannot drive when BAC is .02 or greater
  • Commercial driver – Cannot drive when BAC is .04 or greater

However, a prosecutor does not need a failed BAC test to achieve a conviction. Your BAC is just one way of proving intoxication, and prosecutors have a number of means of proving that you were legally intoxicated and not able to drive. DWI/DUI charges cannot be dismissed or reduced by way of a plea deal in Arkansas.Therefore, it is so important to hire an attorney in these situations. You can only deal with the charges by way of a guilty plea or a full trial.

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Felony Crimes in Arkansas

The Rees Law Firm has significant experience defending people charged with felony crimes. We have successfully defended people charged with the following types of crimes (among others):

  • DUI/DWI with three prior convictions
  • Drug possession
  • Aggravated robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Theft of property of a certain value
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Murder

The majority of these crimes (with the exceptions of rape/sexual assault and murder) can also be charged as misdemeanors but will be upgraded to felonies if certain circumstances are present in the case. For instance, if someone is found with a small amount of marijuana, he or she might be charged with a misdemeanor. Conversely, if found with a large amount of marijuana, the same person will likely be charged with a felony.

Felonies carry very serious consequences if you are convicted, and you need the best lawyer to make sure you present a strong defense. Prison time, huge fines, and valuable rights are all on the line in these cases, and you need the right lawyer to stand up for you.

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Misdemeanor Crimes in Arkansas

Our skilled Jonesboro criminal defense attorneys have extensive experience defending clients charged with misdemeanor offenses. We have achieved winning results for clients in numerous types of misdemeanor cases and have a vast knowledge of the law that applies to these cases. The most common types of misdemeanors we defend against include:

  • DUI/DWI
  • Public intoxication
  • Drug possession
  • Theft
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Trespass
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Domestic violence

Though misdemeanors are not as serious of offenses as felonies, each class of misdemeanor in Arkansas can carry a potential sentence of jail time and a significant fine. These charges are not to be taken lightly. Our lawyers will treat your case with the seriousness it deserves and will defend against your charges with the same zeal we bring to every case.

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Hire an Experienced Rees Law Firm Attorney to Defend You

Attorney Mark Rees has more than two decades’ experience trying criminal cases and will investigate and litigate your case with the skills and knowledge necessary to win. Many times, these cases can be negotiated or disproved, and it takes a seasoned criminal defense attorney to do so. The lawyers at the Rees Law Firm understand the potential implications of your charges, and we will aggressively fight for the result you need to move forward with your life.

We offer free and confidential case consultations in all criminal matters and provide several convenient options for appointments with our Jonesboro criminal defense lawyers. Contact our office today to schedule your case consultation with one of our skilled criminal defense attorneys.

Contact the Rees Law Firm Today for Your Confidential & No Charge Consultation

The Rees Law Firm’s criminal defense attorneys can begin working on your defense with just one phone call to our law firm. We handle a wide range of criminal matters and can help you work through the legal process toward the best possible result. Contact us by calling (870) 931-2100 and ask about our free initial case consultations.

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  • The best lawyer in Jonesboro and surrounding area. Mark, you work for your clients and you treat them as if they are your only client. You are a blessing to anyone. Keep up the great job

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  • A brilliant legal mind and an aggressive defender of the accused. Great person!

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  • Mark Rees is a terrific lawyer and went above and beyond for me each time I have used his services. He treated me as if I were family and was always straight forward with us. I would recommend him to anyone.

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