Domestic Violence and Disorderly Conduct Laws in Arizona

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Often when people think of domestic violence (DV) very specific notions of crime come to mind. However, domestic violence is not a distinct crime in Arizona, meaning it’s not an enumerated (specifically mentioned) crime in Arizona’s penal code. Rather, Arizona’s domestic violence statute defines a domestic violence offense by the nature of the relationship between […]

Miranda Rights in Arizona: Everything YOU Need to Know

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Almost every American television viewer has witnessed the familiar scene on their favorite crime show. The police arrive, catch their suspect, and handcuff them. Then, you hear a speech almost any American could recite — “You have the right to remain silent…” In fact, you may hear these important words repeated often. This isn’t bad […]

Tempe Distracted Driving Ordinance Update – What You Need to Know

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Recently, the City of Tempe, Arizona updated local Ordinance 02019.07 regarding the unlawful use of a mobile device. As of April 1, 2019, Tempe police can now stop someone for holding a mobile device while driving. Previously, law enforcement officers could only stop a motorist if he or she had committed another traffic violation, such […]

Diamonds, Dogs, and DUI: What You Need to Know About Criminal Charges and Baseball

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Baseball season is just around the corner. With spring comes spring training and baseball fans. Sports fans are also known to be passionate, and sometimes that passion leads to unruly behavior. Add alcohol to the mix and things can get interesting. Spring training brings thousands of people to Tempe or Scottsdale to enjoy the beginning […]

Arizona Underage Drinking Laws: What You NEED to Know

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Arizona is quite strict when it comes to underage drinking. Generally speaking, underage drinkers are said to consume more alcohol per occasion than adults. According to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, they may also engage in riskier behaviors. Although the underage drinking laws for Arizona are fairly clear-cut, our […]

What Should You Do After Filing For Bankruptcy?

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Filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy isn’t the end of the world. Yes, it’s frustrating at first, but there are plenty of things you can do to get where you’d like to be. For instance, rebuilding financial security is not as difficult as it may seem, but there are some important details you […]

Charged with a Crime in one of Maricopa County’s Justice Courts?

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What type of cases do justice courts handle? All justice courts hear all types of misdemeanor cases. The cases are prosecuted by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. The criminal investigations are generally handled by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and the Salt River Police Department. The types of criminal cases […]

Got a DUI on Valentine’s Day?

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Valentine’s Day activities are meticulously thought out. You must plan for dinner, gifts, and especially a safe ride home. You may choose to walk, drive, or find a rideshare service to travel that evening. The criminal defense lawyers at Lerner and Rowe Law Group want you to know what to do if involved in a […]

Scottsdale DUI after Attending the Waste Management Phoenix Open?

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Arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale? If you’ve been arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, contact a Scottsdale DUI attorney immediately to review your case. Many people arrested for DUI in Scottsdale aren’t guilty of the crimes charged, but nonetheless have to go to court to defend against them. Don’t fight the case alone. Hiring […]

Starting Your New Year with a DUI?

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Getting a DUI can sometimes turn your life upside down. If you obtain a DUI arrest, it’s important that you know the DUI legal process and hire an experienced criminal defense attorney from the Lerner and Rowe Law Group. You shouldn’t face these challenges alone, so here is a brief explanation of the DUI legal […]