The Difference Between Degrees of Murder in Arizona

Murder has been a punishable crime in virtually every known society throughout history. In ancient societies, and in some places in present-day, murder was punished by the family or close friends of the victim, often in an eye-for-eye type of way. In civilized societies such as modern America, … [Read more...]

Felony Larceny and other Types of Theft Explained

Felonies come in all shapes and sizes. There are a quite wide array of thefts and different penalties for many different crimes that can all be boiled down to taking something that doesn’t belong to you. Furthermore, various states have their own definitions of what constitutes a given … [Read more...]

What is the difference between assault and battery?

This article will explain what the difference between assault and battery is.  As with anything in the law, the difference lies within their respective definitions. An assault is any reasonable threat to a person. Believe it or not, an assault doesn’t actually mean a person needs to be physically … [Read more...]

Arizona Restraining Order Violations

If you have had a restraining order taken out against you in Arizona, then you are legally bound to its terms whether you are guilty or innocent. Since restraining orders are legally binding, violating its guidelines can cause any number of unwanted penalties – and in some cases, these penalties can … [Read more...]

Arizona Hit and Run Charges

Under Arizona law, leaving the scene of an accident (or a “hit and run”) has the potential to become a felony if it meets certain criteria. In essence, when a person is involved in an accident (whether they are at fault or not), it is the responsibility of all parties involved to stop at a … [Read more...]

Working With Your Phoenix DUI Lawyer

In the state of Arizona, driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are treated as the same offense.  Either way, the state takes this offense very seriously.  Statistics show that drunk driving incidents accounted for almost one third of all driving related fatalities in … [Read more...]

Overcome with a Phoenix Homicide Attorney

Homicide. It is one of our society’s most taboo actions and is pegged with a cultural stigma. Being charged with homicide means you could be faced with severe punishments, including life imprisonment with/without parole, the death penalty, fines, and other penalties. The severity of punishment … [Read more...]

Understanding Arizona Sexual Offense Law

Arizona State University’s football team is a source of pride for many residents of Arizona, but a new recruit will have to face an uncertain future after being arrested for having sexual conduct with a minor.The recruit, freshman Ramon Abreu, was a redshirt during the 2010 season after committing … [Read more...]

Types of Arizona Criminal Charges

Criminal charges carry with them a heft that can impact your future job prospects and quality of life. For this reason, it is important to understand the ways in which these charges may be brought. Your criminal lawyer in Arizona can best answer your questions regarding your specific charge and … [Read more...]