THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU GET EVEN: ARIZONA’S NEW REVENGE PORN LAW

Arizona’s first attempt at a “Revenge Porn” law was overturned by the Arizona Supreme Court.  It took awhile, but our wonderful legislature went back to the drawing board and crafted a new version. The New Law Arizona Revised Statute §13-1425 makes it a crime to intentionally disclose an identifiable image of another person that: Depicts [...]

By | 2017-07-31T18:26:24+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Legal Advice|Comments Off on THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU GET EVEN: ARIZONA’S NEW REVENGE PORN LAW

Arizona Prostitution Is Not A Sex Crime

It really is hard to believe.  Arizona prostitution/solicitation is not actually a “sex” crime.  It obviously involves a sex act for an exchange of something of value (usually money), but prostitution does not fall within the heinous scope of Arizona’s sex crimes. Generally speaking, crimes involving sexual offenses fall within the scope of Title 13, [...]

By | 2016-11-07T21:49:22+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Legal Advice, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Arizona Prostitution Is Not A Sex Crime

Do’s and Don’ts When Police Are At the Door

  With police at the door, knowledge of your legal rights and good judgment can help you through the situation. The first rule is to listen. The police may be looking for information that has nothing to do with you or the police may be warning the neighborhood concerning a threat in the area. Some [...]

By | 2016-10-28T13:45:31+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Criminal Investigations, Legal Advice|Comments Off on Do’s and Don’ts When Police Are At the Door

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Helps When a Loved One Is Arrested

  If your spouse, child, or another person you are close to is arrested, he or she will need your help. If you receive a telephone call from a loved one, telling you he or she has been arrested, resist the impulse to ask about the details on the telephone. The call could be from [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:08:46+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Criminal Procedure, Legal Advice|Comments Off on Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Helps When a Loved One Is Arrested

Criminal FAQs and False Assumptions

FALSE ASSUMPTIONS IN CRIMINAL LAW In my 26 years of successfully defending thousands of people prosecuted for all types of misdemeanors and felonies, I have been long troubled by several false assumptions many people have about Arizona’s criminal laws. In this article, I will try to address some common questions of concern.   YOU CAN [...]

By | 2016-10-07T05:18:35+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Legal Advice|Comments Off on Criminal FAQs and False Assumptions

Handling Police Encounters – Knowledge Calm = Success

You're driving along and suddenly, red flashing lights appear in your rear-view mirror your heart skips a beat; you’re out in public and the police approach and want to ask you some questions, your pulse rate goes haywire and you panic; or you’re at home and the police knock on your door your heart races, [...]

By | 2016-08-29T13:39:32+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Criminal Investigations, Legal Advice|Comments Off on Handling Police Encounters – Knowledge Calm = Success

How to Fight an Extreme DUI in Arizona

Many people don’t realize that Arizona is unique in its DUI laws. There is a special category of offense called an “extreme DUI” which impacts drivers who are driving with a blood alcohol level of between 0.15% and 0.20%. A measurement of over 0.20% will lead to a charge of a “super extreme DUI”. These [...]

By | 2016-08-18T08:04:59+00:00 August 18th, 2016|DUI, Legal Advice|Comments Off on How to Fight an Extreme DUI in Arizona

Simple Drug Possession Paraphernalia Charges

“Simple possession” is a charge involving possession for personal use, as compared with possession for the purpose of sale or manufacture. Everyone knows that a drug and a paraphernalia charge have consequences, but many times knowing exactly what those consequences will be is very difficult. Possessing a controlled dangerous or narcotic substance, or the paraphernalia [...]

By | 2017-11-20T17:58:47+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Legal Advice, Possession/Paraphernalia Charges|Comments Off on Simple Drug Possession Paraphernalia Charges

Challenging an Arizona Line Up, Show Up, or Photo Array

This article is intended to help you understand how you may challenge an Arizona line up, show up or photo array. For a consultation today, please contact Howard Snader at the Snader Law Group in Phoenix, Arizona. We’ve all watched movies or television shows where an eyewitness to a crime picks an alleged offender out [...]

By | 2016-07-26T12:09:55+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Criminal Sentencing, Legal Advice|Comments Off on Challenging an Arizona Line Up, Show Up, or Photo Array

Factors to consider when accepting a plea bargain in Arizona

WHEN TO ACCEPT A PLEA BARGAIN IN ARIZONA Although the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees all criminal defendants the right to a trial by jury, a very small percentage of criminal cases ever make it that far. Rule 17.4 of the Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure provides that the parties in a [...]

By | 2016-07-08T13:17:29+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Criminal Investigations, Criminal Procedure, Legal Advice|Comments Off on Factors to consider when accepting a plea bargain in Arizona