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Category: Criminal Defense

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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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 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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Expungement of Certain Marijuana Convictions

June 15, 2021 | Arizona Revised Statutes,Criminal Defense,News

In 2020, Voters passed Proposition 207 – a sweeping marijuana reform that provides better protections for individuals who use marijuana. Prop 207 also legalized adult-use recreational marijuana. Perhaps most importantly, Prop 207 created a method of expungement for certain marijuana convictions. Difference Between Expungement vs. Set Aside in Arizona Prop 207 and A.R.S. § 36-2862… read more

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