Criminal Trespassing can be charged as a felony in Arizona depending on the degree of which a person is charged. If you are facing Criminal Trespassing charges, it is in your best interests to speak with an experienced defense lawyer as soon as possible. Contact the Phoenix criminal trespassing attorneys at AZ Defenders for dedicated, white-glove service and aggressive criminal defense from a team of trial lawyers with a record of success in defending this type of crimes.
The most common way a person is charged with criminal trespass is when a person commits ignores a sign and enters a property illegally. In Arizona, criminal trespass is split up into first degree (the most severe with the harshest penalties), second degree, and third degree (the least severe with the least harsh penalties) crimes.
A person commits first degree criminal trespassing by:
A person commits criminal trespass in the second degree by entering or remaining unlawfully on a nonresidential structure (which is any structure not used for residing in, this includes retail stores) or in any fenced commercial yard (which is a fenced in area around a commercial structure). Criminal trespassing in the second degree is a class 2 misdemeanor.
A person commits criminal trespassing in the third degree by:
The Phoenix criminal trespassing attorneys at the AZ Defenders pride themselves in finding any and all weaknesses to the prosecution’s case and utilizing the absolute best possible legal defenses to each and every one of our clients’ charges to ensure them the absolute best outcome. Over the years our attorneys have successfully utilized the following defenses to Criminal Trespass crimes:
If you have been charged with first, second, or third-degree criminal trespassing in Phoenix, it is crucial to get an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side without delay. Contact AZ Defenders today to schedule a free consultation.