Conway, AR asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Small Claims for Arkansas

Q: I have a family member that has a warrant out for their arrest for a Class A theft misdemeanor in Arkansas of $199.65

What is the possible penalty they may face and they currently do not have a record and have never been arrested. This will be their first offense.

1 Lawyer Answer
Degen Clow
Degen Clow
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bryant, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: This is an A - Misdemeanor, the penalty range is up to 1 year in county jail and up to a $2,500 fine. Because they are a first offender, their are several ways to handle this type of case to try to keep it off their record and help avoid any jail time. You should consult with a criminal defense attorney.

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