Arizona Class 1 Felonies

Arizona has 6 classes of felonies and Class 1 is the most severe.

Here are the two crimes considers as Arizona Class One Felonies:

  • First Degree Murder – A willful and premeditated killing, meaning that it was committed after planning or “lying in wait” for the victim.
    • Penalties – Life imprisonment or death sentence.
  • Second Degree Murder – A murder that is intentional but not premeditated, nor committed in a “heat of passion” Death that results from the offender’s indifference to human life is also second degree murder.
    • Penalties –16 years to life in prison.

If you or someone you love is facing Arizona Class One Felony Charges, you will want the help of an expert Phoenix felony defense attorney from Tyler Allen Law Firm. Contact us today for more info.

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