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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

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

What Rights Do You Lose With a Felony Record? [Infographic]

What Rights Do You Lose With a Felony Record? A felony conviction carries consequences; the most notable is the possibility of prison time. Another key consequence of a felony record is the loss of civil rights. Which Rights Are Lost [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on What Rights Do You Lose With a Felony Record? [Infographic]

What Is Minimum Wage in Arizona?

At present, Arizona's minimum wage is $10.00 per hour. However, Arizona voters approved a ballot measure in November of 2016 that stands to raise the state's minimum wage through 2020. This voter-approved initiative was known as Proposition 206, which also gained [...]

By |October 6th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on What Is Minimum Wage in Arizona?

What is Plea Agreement? [Infographic]

  What Is a Plea Agreement? Legal shows on television often dramatize criminal defense cases in the courtroom. However, it may be in a defendant's best interest to avoid a trial entirely. This is important to consider when charges cannot [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on What is Plea Agreement? [Infographic]

What is the Difference between Reckless Driving, Aggressive Driving, and Criminal Speed?

While on the road, every driver has the duty to exercise a certain level of care in operating a motor vehicle. The level of care required is one that is safe and non-negligent. However, many drivers are accused of violating [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, criminal- defense|Comments Off on What is the Difference between Reckless Driving, Aggressive Driving, and Criminal Speed?

How Do I Contest an Order of Protection? [Infographic]

In Arizona, a Restraining Order is called an Order of Protection. An unfair Order of Protection can lead to serious consequences, such as: The inability to visit children The inability to enter your own home Losing child custody or parenting [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on How Do I Contest an Order of Protection? [Infographic]