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Is Forgery a Felony or a Misdemeanor in Arizona?

Forgery is the act of creating — or altering — written documents and/or other objects with the purpose of deceiving or tricking others. The most common occurrence of forgery occurs when someone steals a check, makes the check payable to himself/herself and [...]

By |January 31st, 2017|criminal- defense|Comments Off on Is Forgery a Felony or a Misdemeanor in Arizona?

Is Burglary a Felony or a Misdemeanor in Arizona? [Infographic]

While there are three different classifications of burglary under Arizona law, each is considered a felony. However, the type of burglary charge will determine which Class of felony it is. First Class Burglary A.R.S. §13-1508 Second or third degree burglary [...]

By |October 26th, 2016|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on Is Burglary a Felony or a Misdemeanor in Arizona? [Infographic]

Class 2 Felonies in Arizona [Infographic]

Class 2 felonies can be labeled as dangerous or non-dangerous. In Arizona, the presumptive term for class 2 felonies is five years and the aggravated term is 12.5 years. (Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-701.) Sentencing is also affected by other [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|criminal- defense, Infographic|Comments Off on Class 2 Felonies in Arizona [Infographic]