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Expunging a Criminal Record in Arizona

February 13, 2024 | Expungement

Expunging a criminal record gives someone who has been convicted of a crime a fresh start. Unlike sealing a court record, which makes it invisible to most of the public but still leaves it accessible to law enforcement and Arizona courts, expungement will erase a conviction. Arizona law allows an ex-offender to expunge, seal, or… read more

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Should I Bother to Apply for A Set Aside?

February 13, 2024 | Expungement

Although Arizona has a limited expungement law on the books, if it does not apply to you then once you are convicted of a crime it will stay on your record forever. Fortunately, that’s not the end because Arizona law also allows those convicted of certain crimes to apply to have their convictions set aside…. read more

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Consequences of Furnishing Harmful or Obscene Materials to a Minor

December 13, 2023 | Sex Crimes

Arizona penalizes all sex crimes involving children harshly. This includes the offense of furnishing harmful or obscene materials to a minor. If you are accused of this crime, it is important to contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible to protect your rights. You could be at risk of serious and life-changing criminal… read more

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Wrongful Accusations of Indecent Exposure

December 12, 2023 | Sex Crimes

The crime of indecent exposure in Arizona can lead to a felony conviction in Arizona with serious penalties, including a prison term of up to 15 years under aggravating circumstances. If you or someone you love has been wrongfully accused of indecent exposure, it is critical to contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as… read more

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What Is Arizona’s “Romeo and Juliet” Law?

December 11, 2023 | Sex Crimes

“Romeo and Juliet” laws, named after the famous William Shakespeare play, deal with relationships between two people who are young in age. Every state has age of consent laws that impose a minimum age at which individuals can consent to engage in sexual activity. Some states, including Arizona, have Romeo and Juliet laws that provide… read more

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