May 2017 Archives

What happens if I violate my probation?

Have you been placed on probation in Arizona? Whether your probation sentence was in lieu of time in jail or prison or whether it was in addition to some period of incarceration, you will want to have a good understanding of the terms of your sentence. In particular, you should know what may happen if you break your probationary contract.

Teen to be charged as adult for murder

Often minors who are arrested and charged with crimes are prosecuted as minors. However, in some cases in Arizona, prosecutors opt to charge a defendant as an adult regardless of age. Many factors may play into the decision to do this. This is actually the decision that has been made in a current case in Coconino County involving a defendant who is only 15 years old.

Arizona's definition of an accomplice

Have you or has someone you know been accused of being an accomlice to an alleged crime in Arizona? Do you fully understand what this term and these charges really even mean? If not, you are far from alone. Many people may not always readily understand how they could come to be accused of aiding and abetting a supposed crime.

Man arrested for super extreme DUI

Arizona residents who have ever been arrested for suspected drunk driving know how scary the epxerience can be. From the moment that flashing lights are seen in a driver's rear-view mirror all the way through taking field sobriety tests and even being handcuffed and taken to a police station or jail, the whole process may raise many questions in a driver's mind. What will happen next? What penalties might be faced? These are just some such questions.