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Misdemeanors in Arizona

Misdemeanors are less serious than felonies in Arizona. However, aside from fines, fees, and other charges, misdemeanors are still punishable by up to six months in the county or local jail. In Arizona, misdemeanors are classified into three levels according [...]

2018-11-20T00:43:56+00:00By |Legal Advice|

Common Criminal Terms

Common Terms in Criminal Law In my other life, I have been a sports official in multiple sports for more than 30 years. I am always amazed at fans, commentators, players, and coaches that misuse words. A couple of common [...]

2019-09-03T13:33:38+00:00By |Legal Advice|

Revenge Porn Law Arizona

Arizona’s first attempt at a “Revenge Porn” law was overturned by the Arizona Supreme Court.  It took a while, but our wonderful legislature went back to the drawing board and crafted a new version. The New Law Arizona Revised Statute [...]

2019-05-09T13:02:10+00:00By |Legal Advice|

Statute of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations & Timing in Criminal Cases Several times a week, I am contacted and asked questions about whether a case can be prosecuted or how long the criminal process take.  Time limits are specifically set out in our [...]

2019-05-09T13:46:11+00:00By |Legal Advice|

Criminal Law 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 [...]

2018-04-20T12:26:59+00:00By |Legal Advice|