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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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]

How Is Your BAC Calculated? [Infographic]

Arizona classifies certain DUI offenses based on blood alcohol content (BAC), which is a measure of the percentage of alcohol in a person's bloodstream. For example, a standard DUI is classified as driving a vehicle with a BAC of 0.08% [...]

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What Do You Do in a Field Sobriety Test?

If an Arizona police officer suspects a driver of a DUI or DWI, it is likely that the officer will request the driver to perform a field sobriety test. As the name implies, a field sobriety test may be one [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi|Comments Off on What Do You Do in a Field Sobriety Test?

Can You Get a Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor?

  The hallmark of an excellent criminal defense lawyer is their determination to constantly pursue justice on behalf of their clients. Whenever possible, this means working to have their client's charges reduced or dismissed altogether. Regarding a reduction in felony [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on Can You Get a Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor?

What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with Causing Serious Physical Injury or Death by a Moving Violation

Of the more than 100,000 crashes that occur in Arizona every year, many of these accidents will result in serious harm or death. Many of the accidents occur because a driver commits a moving violation. For this reason, Arizona has a statute [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Civil and Criminal Traffic, criminal- defense|Comments Off on What to Do If You’ve Been Charged with Causing Serious Physical Injury or Death by a Moving Violation

What are the Penalties for a Hit and Run in Arizona?

Arizona law requires its drivers to remain at the scene of an accident. Failing to remain at the scene of an accident in which you were involved can lead to a hit and run charge. If you have been charged [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on What are the Penalties for a Hit and Run in Arizona?