Driving under the influence can have lasting negative impacts on your life. From fines to community service, jail time, and loss of driving privileges, Arizona delivers strict penalties to DUI offenders. The state tends to treat these offenses much more harshly if they include a high blood alcohol content or if it’s a repeat offense.
If you’re facing charges for driving under the influence in Arizona, it’s important to take action now. The sooner you speak with an experienced lawyer, the better they can help you build your case. We can assist you with DUI charges, aggravated DUI, Extreme DUI, Super Extreme DUI, and marijuana DUIs.
Arizona law criminalizes even simple speeding violations, and criminal speeding is one of the most common traffic offenses in the state. You may receive a criminal speeding charge if you drive faster than 35 near a school crossing or exceed a posted speed limit by more than 20 mph.
Most people who receive a criminal speeding charge are encountering their first run-in with the law. You might be concerned about accumulating points on your record and increasing insurance rates. By working with one of our skilled attorneys, you may get dismissed or reduced charges. We can help you pursue dismissal through diversion, elimination of a jail sentence, or even a complete case dismissal.
Arizona heavily investigates and prosecutes drug crimes in the state. Getting a substance-related conviction will threaten your future opportunities, affecting professional and even personal factors in your life. Some drug crimes will involve trial in “drug court,” which is designed to help addicted offenders with treatment programs and supervision.
It’s best to work with an attorney who can let you know what to expect during this process. We can assist you with marijuana crimes, paraphernalia charges, dangerous drug crimes, and offenses involving narcotics or trafficking. Give us a call today and take advantage of our free consultation.
Violent crimes in Arizona include assault, aggravated assault, crimes involving weapons, kidnapping, battery, and homicide. These offenses can lead to mandatory prison time, steep fines, and a permanent criminal record. In some cases, an offender will be ineligible for probation.
By hiring a criminal defense lawyer, you could avoid a conviction or have your charges reduced. A violent offense charge doesn’t have to mean a conviction. Contact our legal professionals today for a consultation to see what your options are.
If you’re facing a domestic violence accusation, you’re not alone. It’s a very common charge as police officers often make mistaken arrests or even take the wrong person into custody. It’s essential to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney if you’re up against domestic violence charges.
State law is complex and harsh on violent crime, and even a misdemeanor conviction can come with severe, lasting penalties. Not to mention that your criminal record will be accessible to potential lenders, landlords, and employers. We can help you with criminal damage, trespassing, and threatening or intimidating charges in addition to domestic violence accusations.
A common misconception regarding juvenile crimes is that they’re not as severe as other offenses. However, a convicted juvenile defendant could be incarcerated for several years if they committed a serious offense. Other penalties for underage offenders include intensive probation, fines and restitution, or even being tried as an adult for their offense.
If you or a loved one is facing juvenile charges, it’s best to work with a skilled attorney who can help you navigate through the confusing legal process. We have many years of experience with similar cases and can offer you the representation you deserve.
The category of “theft” includes a wide variety of offenses in Arizona, which may count as misdemeanors or felonies. A misdemeanor theft crime may escalate to a felony depending on the value of the stolen items and the circumstances of the crime. Aggravating factors may include previous offenses on your record and using a weapon in the commission of the crime.
If you receive a theft conviction in Arizona, you may face jail time in addition to fees, restitution, community service, and more. Our skilled criminal defense attorneys know the local laws and will work to ensure you’re treated fairly by the legal system. We can defend or assist you with theft, shoplifting, fraud, and other related crimes.
Our law team is proficient in other areas of criminal defense as well, including littering, which is prosecuted harshly in Arizona. For example, littering within 50 feet of a shoreline or highway is a class 1 misdemeanor crime. We can also help with arson charges, vandalism, disorderly conduct, and other general criminal offenses in Mesa. Give us a call today at (480) 660-3438 to see how we can assist you.