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What Is False Arrest?

February 15, 2022 | Criminal Defense,Defense Strategies

False arrest, also known as false imprisonment, is a wrongdoing that is committed by the police when they take someone into custody without legal authority. False arrest can also involve a private party holding someone against their will. It is a crime as well as a civil tort in Arizona, which means a victim of… read more

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An Analysis of Gun Laws by State

February 2, 2022 | News

The Second Amendment provides all United States citizens with the basic right to bear firearms. However, this essential right to gun ownership has, unfortunately, come with a contentious debate of what it means to own a firearm in the United States. As gun violence and gun deaths have spiked in some states, this has led… read more

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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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