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What Happens if You Shoot Someone in Self-Defense?

April 27, 2022 | Criminal Defense,Defense Strategies,Firearms Crimes

No one plans on having to use deadly force to defend themselves from harm. If someone breaks into your home, attacks you in the streets or otherwise places you in fear of imminent bodily harm, however, you may have no choice but to shoot the assailant in self-defense. In this life-or-death situation, it is important… read more

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Can a Felon Own a Gun in Arizona?

April 20, 2022 | Criminal Defense,Defense Strategies,Firearms Crimes

When someone is convicted of a felony crime, many of his or her constitutional rights are stripped as part of the punishment. In Arizona, this includes the right to bear arms. In Arizona, state law (as well as federal law) prohibits the ownership of a firearm or even ammunition by convicted felons. You may be… read more

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Your Rights When Detained or Arrested at a Protest

March 30, 2022 | Defense Strategies

Protesting is a fundamental right under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. However, protests can go wrong and become riots or unlawful assemblies – sometimes resulting in the detainment or arrest of protesters. In some cases, the police have even been known to unlawfully detain protesters for any reason or no reason at all…. read more

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Is It Illegal to Protest?

March 23, 2022 | Criminal Defense,News

For centuries, protests have been a way for the public to make changes on a political, social or economic level. Protesting is an important form of freedom of speech, as well as a way for the public to petition the government. It is protected under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. However, this does… read more

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What Is Resisting Arrest?

February 23, 2022 | assault & violent crimes

In Arizona, you could be charged with the crime of resisting arrest on top of the crime(s) for which you were arrested to begin with. If the resisting arrest charge sticks, you could face serious additional penalties – including a felony conviction. A criminal defense attorney in Phoenix can help you combat the criminal charge… read more

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