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Category: Defense Strategies

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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Your Rights When Detained or Arrested at a Protest

March 30, 2022 | Defense Strategies

Protesting is a fundamental right under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. However, protests can go wrong and become riots or unlawful assemblies – sometimes resulting in the detainment or arrest of protesters. In some cases, the police have even been known to unlawfully detain protesters for any reason or no reason at all…. 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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Will I Get Arrested If I Show Up to Court if I Have a Warrant?

July 7, 2020 | Defense Strategies

If a person becomes aware of an outstanding warrant for their arrest for a missed court date or any other reasons, it is important to take action immediately. If you turn up to Court with an outstanding warrant, you can immediately be arrested and taken into custody. The judge has the discretion to take a… read more

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