This is the first post in a series which will deal with the handling of fraud charges in Little Rock, Arkansas. We have decided to write on this topic due to the fact that such matters are aggressively pursued by prosecutors and defendants should have as much information as possible when choosing a criminal defense attorney. Contact our Little Rock lawyers today to schedule an initial consultation.
We will be addressing a number of topics over our coming posts. Issues which we will address include:
- What constitutes fraud and the associated penalties
- The difference between a civil fraud case and criminal charges
- Common issues which arise in defending fraud cases
- Taking fraud cases to trial
There are multiple reasons why it is important to understand these topics. First, there are many forms of fraud. Charges may range from the passing of a bad check to running a ponzi scheme. It is important to understand the various situations under which one may face charges. Second, there are many instances in which people will report fraud to the police when, in fact, the accused was not acting with criminal intent. There are many other ways in which one may defend a fraud case. Finally, it is important to understand how people view fraud cases when presenting facts to a jury.
It is crucial that you contact an attorney as soon as possible if you have been arrested for fraud. You may be facing an Arkansas felony or federal criminal charges. Our lawyers have over twenty-five years of combined legal experience and have taken many cases to trial. We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of service, quickly return phone calls, and make ourselves available to answer your questions. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation. We also handle matters in Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Springdale, Jonesboro, North Little Rock, Conway, Rogers, Pine Bluff and throughout the rest of the state.