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Penalties for a DUI with a CDL [Infographic]

Commercial drivers are held to a higher standard than ordinary drivers in Arizona, and the serious penalties for a DUI with a commercial driver's license (CDL) reflect this fact. Commercial drivers are also held to a higher standard insofar as [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Infographic|Comments Off on Penalties for a DUI with a CDL [Infographic]

When Can You Be Charged With Fraud?

In recent months, Arizona has been thrust into the national spotlight with two greatly different fraud cases. First, the University of Arizona has found itself involved in the FBI's sweeping investigation into NCAA Division I basketball programs' ethical improprieties. In [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|business law|Comments Off on When Can You Be Charged With Fraud?

Criminal Traffic Violations in Arizona [Infographic]

Criminal traffic violations are among the most dangerous driving offenses an individual can commit in the state of Arizona. As a result, the penalties and consequences of an Arizona criminal traffic violation can be quite serious. Examples of criminal traffic violations include: [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, Infographic|Comments Off on Criminal Traffic Violations in Arizona [Infographic]

Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenders in Arizona

DUI penalties, even for a first offender, are serious and carry long-term repercussions. That said, the penalties for repeat DUI offenders in Arizona are treated far more severely. Arizona law allows fines, restrictions on driver's licenses, jail time and similar [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi|Comments Off on Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenders in Arizona

Arizona Law on Employee Lunch Breaks [Infographic]

  Arizona employees wondering whether they have the right to an employee lunch break should know the following are true: Federal law does not require employers to provide employee lunch breaks or rest periods Likewise, Arizona law does not require [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|employment law, Infographic|Comments Off on Arizona Law on Employee Lunch Breaks [Infographic]

What If My Employment Contract Conflicts With the New AZ Employee Rights Law?

In November of 2016, the voters of Arizona chose to enact the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act. This enactment effectively amended the Arizona Minimum Wage Act to incrementally increase the minimum wage starting on January 1, 2017. Additionally, the Fair [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on What If My Employment Contract Conflicts With the New AZ Employee Rights Law?

Which Criminal Convictions Can Be Set Aside in Arizona? [Infographic]

  In some states, a criminal conviction can be erased or sealed, which is known as an expungement. Arizona does not have an expungement law, but it does have what is known as a judgment of guilt "set aside". A [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on Which Criminal Convictions Can Be Set Aside in Arizona? [Infographic]

Should I Hire an Attorney If I Am Being Investigated for Committing a Crime?

When the facts of a crime are complex or do not immediately lead to a suspect, local police or federal law enforcement may need to conduct an investigation into who committed the crime. If you have found yourself under investigation [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on Should I Hire an Attorney If I Am Being Investigated for Committing a Crime?

What Are the Statute of Limitations on Criminal Charges?  [Infographic]

Arizona's statute of limitations defines how much time the state of Arizona and the prosecution have to bring criminal charges against an Arizona suspect. The exact timeframe depends on the nature of the offense. Certain crimes have no time limitation, [...]

By |October 20th, 2017|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on What Are the Statute of Limitations on Criminal Charges?  [Infographic]

Employee Rights Under the New Paid Sick Time Law

In the November election season, Arizona voters passed Proposition 206, a voter-backed initiative that increased the state's minimum wage and required employers to provide paid sick time to workers. The new paid sick time changes, in particular, will provide many Arizona [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on Employee Rights Under the New Paid Sick Time Law