Can My Marijuana Conviction Be Expunged in Arizona?

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NOTICE: As of July 12, 2021, persons with a qualifying marijuana conviction may apply to have their convictions expunged. If you were convicted of possession, consumption, transportation, or cultivation of marijuana plants or marijuana paraphernalia, you may be eligible to expunge all records of your arrest, charge, conviction, adjudication, and sentence. Arizona voters made history […]

Arizona Prop 207 and Its Effects on Criminal Law

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Arizona Prop 207 passed in the state’s November general election. The proposition legalized the possession and use of marijuana in Arizona for people 21 and over. The decriminalization of marijuana has several significant implications for criminal law in Arizona. Lerner and Rowe Law Group is here to tell you what impacts Arizona Prop 207 has […]

How Not to End Up in Jail This Fourth of July

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Nothing puts a damper on celebrating American freedom quite like criminal charges. But for several hundred Phoenix residents, that’s exactly what they’ll be facing after this weekend’s festivities. Between DUIs and illegal fireworks, Independence Day is one of the busiest days of the year for police. If you wake up on July 5th with more […]

What Is Unlawful Imprisonment?

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Are you or a loved one facing charges of unlawful imprisonment in Arizona? If so, it’s crucial that you have a full understanding of what unlawful imprisonment is, its potential criminal consequences, and how you can defend yourself against this charge. Learn more in this blog from the criminal defense attorneys at Lerner and Rowe […]

Fentanyl Crimes in Arizona: What You Need to Know

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Fentanyl crimes in Arizona are on the rise. Criminal charges for the illegal possession, use, and sale of the controlled substance have climbed rapidly over recent years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overdose deaths from synthetic fentanyl in 2019 were nearly 12 times higher than they were in 2013. To […]

What Happens if I Violate My Bail Conditions in Arizona?

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If you violate your Arizona bail conditions, you will face legal consequences, including the possibility of additional criminal charges. Find out exactly what happens if you violate your bail conditions (and what to do if you find yourself in this situation) from the criminal defense lawyers at Lerner and Rowe Law Group.

Three Ways to Avoid Being Arrested for DUI

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The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day has been labeled the “100 Deadliest Days of Driving.” The combination of more teen drivers and people celebrating the summer increases the chances of a car accident. Additionally, summertime normally leads to an increase in driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. Lerner and Rowe […]

How to Avoid a DUI This Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo is a holiday often associated with fun and parties – and that usually includes drinking, too. With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, this year’s celebration is likely to be a big one. May 5 is also a holiday when police will be out in force to catch drivers who they believe are intoxicated.  Although […]

What Happens at a Criminal Arraignment in Arizona?

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An arraignment may seem like little more than a formality, but it’s crucial that you understand what to expect during and after a criminal arraignment in Arizona. Find out what you need to know from the criminal defense attorneys at Lerner and Rowe Law Group.

How Long Does an Arizona Bankruptcy Stay on Your Credit?

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Before you file for bankruptcy in Arizona, it’s important to understand the potential long-term consequences it may have on your finances. On the one hand, bankruptcy may be the fresh start you’ve been looking for, helping you to discharge outstanding debts or save your home from foreclosure.  On the other hand, though, there are some […]