Sex Offender Laws

March 15, 2023 | Sex Crimes

Sexual offenders – people who are convicted of sex crimes – are viewed as potential safety threats to the public. For this reason, there are state and federal sex offender laws in place to monitor and control an individual who has been found guilty of a sexually motivated crime. Learn more about sex offender laws… read more

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How Long Can You Be Held in Custody by Arizona Law Enforcement?

March 10, 2023 | Criminal Defense

If you get arrested by law enforcement in Arizona, it is critical to know your rights. Whether you committed the offense for which you have been arrested or not, you have the right to remain silent and have an attorney present during police questioning. You also have a variety of legal protections, including a state… read more

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Hiring an Attorney for an Incarcerated Loved One

March 2, 2023 | Criminal Defense

 If a loved one gets arrested for an alleged criminal offense in Arizona, it may be up to you to protect the detainee’s rights by hiring a criminal defense attorney. The incarcerated individual may be unable to research a good attorney or take the steps necessary to retain legal services. If this task falls to… read more

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Phoenix Crime Statistics: An Analysis of Reported Incidents from 2016 – 2022

February 28, 2023 | News

Every year, tens of thousands of crimes are reported to law enforcement in the city of Phoenix.  What crimes are most common? Where are they reported most often? Are there any trends in the number of crimes reported? The city of Phoenix provides detailed crime report data in its OpenData initiative, with a database that… read more

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Understanding ARS 28-3473: Driving on a Suspended License

December 21, 2022 | Arizona Revised Statutes,Vehicular Crimes

It is against the law in Arizona to operate a motor vehicle without a valid and current driver’s license. This means a license that is not suspended or revoked. Knowingly driving on a public roadway with a suspended driver’s license is illegal. The penalties for violating this rule can include further driver’s license suspension, fines,… read more

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