Yes, failure to pay the fines and court fees associated with being in the criminal justice system can lead to jail time. However, the courts do offer defendants an option to pay the fees in increments, but missed payments will lead to penalties and added interest, which could make the fees unaffordable. Common Court Fees during Pre-Conviction and Sentencing in AZ Application fee to obtain public defender Jail fee for pre-trial incarceration Jury fees Rental fee for electronic monitoring devices Sentencing Fines with accompanying surcharges Restitution Fees for court administrative costs Fees for designated funds (e.g. libraries, prison construction, etc.)
Shoplifting is considered a theft crime in Arizona and comes with serious penalties. The consequences for shoplifting and other theft crimes depend largely on the monetary value of the items stolen. However, that is not the case when it comes to shoplifting firearms in AZ. Shoplifting Firearms in AZ Regardless of the value of the property stolen, a person found guilty of shoplifting firearms in Arizona is guilty of a class 6 felony. This charge carries severe penalties, including up to one year in prison. Penalties for Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona The potential sentences for a class 6 felony in
Unless you were charged with criminal speeding and are facing serious penalties like jail time, it is often less expensive to simply pay the fines associated with minor traffic violations than it is to hire a criminal defense attorney to defend you. However, there is a third option: you can defend yourself in court if you believe that the traffic ticket was given improperly. Fighting a Traffic Ticket in Arizona If you wish to fight the violation in court, you should be prepared with a defense. The best resource you can obtain for fighting a traffic violation in Arizona is
The court proceedings involving Maricopa County Sheriff, Joe Arpaio may be old news, but the fact that his attorney has recently withdrawn himself from the case is not. On Friday, the attorney representing Arpaio in his contempt trial, Tim Casey, submitted a motion to Judge Murray Snow asking for approval to withdraw from the case, stating he is “ethically required” to do so. Karen Clark, legal counsel for Casey, says that the withdraw request comes in response to a testimony given by the Sheriff last week. In the testimony, Arpaio reportedly disclosed that Casey had hired a private investigator to
Before answering that question, the process of setting aside a criminal conviction in Arizona should first be explained. A.R.S. 13-907 states that an individual convicted of a criminal offense, who has fulfilled the conditions of their probation or sentence and has been discharged by the court, may apply to a judge, justice of the peace, or magistrate to have their judgment set aside. The offender shall be informed of this right at the time of their discharge. Can anyone apply on my behalf? Yes, Arizona law allows the offender’s attorney or probation officer to apply to set aside the judgment.
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