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What Happens if You Get Caught With a Ghost Gun?

December 15, 2021 | Firearms Crimes

Ghost guns have become more of an issue in recent years. Ghost guns are homemade, untraceable firearms that are often made with do-it-yourself kits or 3D printers. Ghost guns are allowed in most states, including Arizona. Getting caught with a ghost gun under the wrong circumstances, however, can still lead to legal trouble. What Is… read more

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Can You Carry a Loaded Gun in Your Car in Arizona?

December 1, 2021 | Firearms Crimes

Although Arizona has a reputation for strict laws and enforcement, it is permissive when it comes to firearm laws. In Arizona, the law allows any person who is 18 or older to open carry a firearm, and anyone who is at least 21 years old to conceal-carry a firearm without requiring a permit – including… read more

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Who Is Eligible for Expungement?

September 22, 2021 | Expungement

The expungement of an arrest or conviction record means that the courts seal or erase a person’s criminal record, blocking it from view by employers, landlords and others. Unlike most states, however, Arizona does not allow for record expungement. Instead, eligible parties can apply to have their convictions set aside. Find out if you are… read more

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How to Find Criminal Records in Arizona

September 15, 2021 | Expungement

Being convicted of a crime in Arizona will create a permanent criminal record. The more you know about criminal records, including how to look them up and who has access to them, the better you will understand your own situation if you have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony in Arizona. Knowledge about criminal… read more

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Expunging a Criminal Record in Arizona

September 8, 2021 | Expungement

Expunging a criminal record gives someone who has been convicted of a crime a fresh start. Record expungement means to seal the record – erasing it to most of the public. In Arizona, however, it is not possible to expunge an arrest, charge or conviction. Instead, under certain circumstances, Arizona law allows an ex-offender to… read more

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