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Category: Criminal Defense

What Are the Main Types of Criminal Damage in Arizona?

July 29, 2022 | Criminal Defense

Criminal damage is how Arizona lawmakers refer to the crime of vandalism. Criminal damage is a serious crime that can result in a felony charge. It is defined in Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-1602 as many different reckless and intentional actions that damage, deface or otherwise decrease the value of the property of another person…. read more

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What Are the Different Kinds of Property Crimes in Arizona?

July 29, 2022 | Criminal Defense,Theft & Shoplifting

In Arizona, property owners have the right to be free from theft, vandalism, trespassers and other property-related crimes. If a property owner believes that you committed a crime against his or her premises, vehicle or owned possessions, you may receive a criminal charge or get arrested for an alleged property crime. The penalties that you… read more

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State Versus Federal Crimes in Arizona

July 27, 2022 | Arizona Revised Statutes,Criminal Defense

State laws and federal laws do not always align. This makes it possible to face one of two different types of charges when accused of a crime in Arizona: state and federal. Understanding the difference between these types of charges is important. This distinction will decide which jurisdiction applies to your case, the language of… read more

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Arizona’s Sexual Assault Laws

June 27, 2022 | Criminal Defense,Sex Crimes

It is important to understand the potential consequences that you are facing if you’ve been arrested or charged with sexual assault in Arizona. State lawmakers do not take sex crimes of any kind lightly. The punishment for sexual assault is severe and generally involves imprisonment. Learning the exact language of Arizona’s sexual assault laws can… read more

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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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