Yes, Punching a Blow Up Santa Can Get You Arrested in Scottsdale

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The holidays are a time of fun and cheer. It is also a season that can bring out the inner jokester in some. We are here to forewarn you that certain actions can get you in trouble and placed on the naughty list with a criminal record. Punching your neighbor’s outdoor blow up Santa for […]

What is a Bankruptcy Trustee’s Job?

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Phoenix Bankruptcy Attorney: What is a Bankruptcy Trustee’s Job? Bankruptcy trustees play an important role in the bankruptcy process. Though an Arizona bankruptcy attorney is vital to the success of a bankruptcy filed in Phoenix, the trustee also matters a great deal. Let’s take a closer look at what they do and why. Supervision of […]

The Ripple Effect of a DUI

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“I won’t get stopped by the police.” ”I can have a few drinks and still be okay to drive home.” “I live close enough and can make it home without any problems.” Do these phrases sound familiar to you? You may have said them yourself. Or, you may have heard a colleague say them after […]

When You Are Accused of Seasonal Shoplifting in Scottsdale

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Shoplifting often increases around the holidays as people feel pressure to provide gifts or are tempted by all the merchandise. And in some cases, overzealous store employees or security guards may be on increased lookout for shoplifters this time of year and mistake an innocent action for theft. If you’ve been accused of shoplifting, a […]

DPS Launches Zero-Tolerance Speed Enforcement Program for November

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For the month of November, DPS is launching its “Operation No Need for Speed” which will target speeders on the Loop 101, 202, and 303 Freeways. The purpose of the crackdown is to target excessive speeders. More about DPS’s crackdown on speeding can be found here: http://ktar.com/story/1817990/dps-conduct-zero-tolerance-speed-crackdown-phoenix/ Speeding Tickets in Arizona To most, Speeding may […]

Charged for Driving While Intoxicated – What Happens Next?

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Thinking about drinking or taking drugs and driving? Be careful. Arizona has strict laws against “driving under the influence,” or “DUI,” such that you could face very serious consequences. Very often out-of-town visitors are surprised by Arizona’s strict DUI laws when they’ve been arrested for having too much fun in Old Town Scottsdale or while […]

The Line Between Teen Mischief and Criminal Behavior

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You’ve heard the phrase, “kids will be kids.” And certainly, that can be true – a teen “slip” in judgment may be just that. Indeed, it’s been shown that the teen brain isn’t fully mature; it won’t be completely developed until about the age of 25. So, it stands to reason that teens can be […]

Three Common Halloween Crimes that Could Land You in Jail

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Just about everyone loves Halloween. This is the time of the year when we dress up and have fun with others. Unfortunately, the combination of Halloween excitement, excessive drinking/drug use, and nighttime festivities can result in arrests. If you or your child are charged with a crime this Halloween, our Phoenix criminal defense attorneys can […]

How a Bankruptcy Can Lessen the Fright of an Arizona Home Foreclosure

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Have you recently been contacted by your HOA and been told that your home is in danger of foreclosure — or perhaps even had proceedings started against you? If you belong to a homeowner’s association or HOA in Arizona, you probably pay dues and assessments to it as part of the requirement of living there. […]

The DUI Arrest

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It’s late and you’ve had a couple beers with dinner, were out in Old Town Scottsdale with friends, or were at your favorite watering hole. Shortly after calling it a night, you get into your car and begin the drive home. Soon after you see the flashing red and blue lights in your rear view […]