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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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What Is Considered Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying, broadly speaking, relates to harassment that takes place on the Internet. Specifically, under Arizona law, any form of online threat, harassment or bullying is considered cyberbullying. The act of cyberbullying is a crime, and a conviction for online harassment [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on What Is Considered Cyberbullying?

What Is a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?

Both Arizona law and the Constitution provide Arizonans with certain basic rights or privacy. The right to privacy is the basic idea that people deserve to be free from unwanted publicity since unreasonable invasions of such privacy can cause harm [...]

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Should You Always Plead Not Guilty?

It may be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that a "guilty" or "no contest" plea can lead to less severe sentencing when it is clear that the defendant committed a crime. This is not true, and it [...]

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When am I Considered Under Arrest [Infographic]

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How do Search Warrants Work [Infographics]

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