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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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Arizona HB 2067

September 1, 2021 | Expungement

Arizona is known for its strict criminal laws and penalties. On April 1, 2021, however, Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill (HB) 2067 into law, which eases the restrictions on obtaining occupational licenses for people with criminal histories. With the passing of HB 2067, people who have been convicted of certain criminal offenses in Arizona… read more

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Can You Be Deported for a Drug Crime?

August 25, 2021 | Drug Crimes

If you are a documented or undocumented immigrant living in the United States, being convicted of a drug crime could lead to your deportation, or removal from the country. Most drug crimes are grounds for deportation, even if you have a visa or green card. You should consult with a drug crimes lawyer in Phoenix… read more

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What Is a Controlled Substance?

August 18, 2021 | Drug Crimes

A controlled substance is an illegal drug that is regulated by the federal and state governments. A controlled substance means that the government has chosen to regulate the drug on a legal level due to its potential to harm a person’s health and welfare. If you are caught using or in possession of a controlled… read more

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Drug Possession Laws in Arizona

August 11, 2021 | Drug Crimes,Drug Possession

Arizona is clear in its anti-drug laws: the possession or use of any illicit substance is illegal and can result in criminal charges for felony drug possession. Depending on the type of drug in your possession, the amount involved, your intent for possessing the drug and your criminal history, the penalties for drug possession in… read more

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