Choosing The Right Criminal Defense Attorney

With more than 23 years defending thousands accused of misdemeanors and felonies throughout Arizona and the Greater Phoenix area, I can assure you, IT WILL HAPPEN.  At some point, you, a family member or friend will be investigated, charged, and/or subsequently prosecuted for a criminal offense. At that time, it is crucial that you speak [...]

By | 2015-12-28T16:15:58+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Legal Advice|Comments Off on Choosing The Right Criminal Defense Attorney

Probation: A Babysitter With Real Teeth

You know you are in trouble. You spent months worrying about the outcome of your criminal case. And now, you have finally received a plea offer that allows you to serve a term of probation as a condition of your sentence. Rarely does your attorney or the judge explain what that really means. MISDEMEANOR PROBATION When [...]

By | 2015-12-14T15:20:08+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Probation|Comments Off on Probation: A Babysitter With Real Teeth

Deferred Prosecution Arizona: Want to go to jail; you’re in the right State!

Deferred Prosecution Arizona In the past couple of months, I have been inundated with people wondering why the Arizona laws are so harsh. The short answer is that our legislature has acted upon public opinion. And, politicians do not win elections standing on their soapbox saying they will be soft on crime. The end result is that penalties have become progressively more punitive. [...]

By | 2015-12-07T19:34:40+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Criminal Sentencing|Comments Off on Deferred Prosecution Arizona: Want to go to jail; you’re in the right State!