What to Do If Arrested in Scottsdale for a DUI

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If you’ve been arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, it’s important you contact a Scottsdale DUI attorney to discuss your options. A DUI conviction comes with mandatory jail time, fees, and can result in a suspension of your driver’s license. Our Scottsdale DUI lawyers have the skill, knowledge and experience to help you get the […]

What Debts Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

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If you are drowning in debt, bankruptcy may be the solution to your financial woes. Individual debtors can file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. As a result, if you are seeking a fresh start and many of your debts qualify for discharge, Chapter 7 may be right for you. However, if you are […]

2018 Photo Radar Changes

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Beginning August 3, 2018, Photo Radar Evidence must be Reviewed by Law Enforcement Before a Citation is Issued Recently, the Arizona legislature amended Arizona Revised Statute § 28-1602, Arizona’s photo enforcement statute, to require law enforcement to review evidence from photo-radar cameras before a ticket can be issued. Additionally, the bill makes it a crime […]

Useful Things You Should Know if Accused of Domestic Violence

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Accusations of domestic violence can result in criminal charges and civil implications. An arrest for suspected domestic violence does not always mean you will receive a conviction. If someone is accusing you of domestic violence, remain silent and contact an experienced domestic violence lawyer immediately. Definition of Domestic Violence Domestic violence laws are broad and […]

Avoid a DUI this Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo is a holiday of fun and parties – and that often includes drinking, too. However, it’s also a holiday where police will be out in force (just as they were in 2017) to catch people who they believe have had too much to drink before getting behind the wheel. Although a DUI […]

Things You Do and Don’t Want to Do on Probation

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When you are accused of a crime in Arizona, the court may impose probation in lieu of jail time. This alternative punishment has specific court-ordered rules you must follow. These are the conditions of your probation, which are specific to each criminal case. Therefore, not abiding by these conditions constitutes a probation violation, which could […]

DUI Convictions & Employment Background Checks

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If you have a DUI, “driving under the influence”, conviction on your record, perhaps you already know that this can negatively impact your current employment or job prospects. Your current employer may see it if they run a background check on you. And, if you’re looking for a job, any potential employer will almost certainly […]

Your Teen Could be Arrested for Underage Drinking on Prom Night

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Special high school events like prom night often include after parties where alcohol may be available. Many adolescents, facing peer pressure, may see drinking on prom night as a rite of passage. As their parent, you are their first line of defense. Not talking to your child about the dangers of underage drinking could require […]

Useful Pieces of Wisdom from Arizona Kidnapping Attorneys

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Kidnapping is a serious offense. While you might think of it as a stranger kidnapping and holding another stranger (often a child) for money, it’s actually often not that clear-cut. “Kidnapping” can often include situations like a parent failing to return their child in a timely fashion to an ex-spouse after a visitation. Arizona kidnapping […]

How to Fight Civil Asset Forfeiture?

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Civil asset forfeiture is a legal process in which agents of the law seize assets from those suspected of performing criminal acts or other illegal activity. This is a controversial practice as the individuals suspected of wrongdoing might not actually be charged with a crime. If law enforcement officers threaten to take your property, be […]