While fines and jail time are the most well-known consequences of a conviction, there are other types of punishments that defendants can face if they are found guilty in court. Here are some examples of common consequences and issues that convicted felons might face:
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There is a common misconception that you have a right to hear the Miranda warnings anytime you are questioned or arrested by law enforcement. Miranda warnings are not a right, but a safeguard for you so that a future judge can determine whether or not your statements were voluntary. Here’s how it works: If an officer fails to read to you your Miranda rights, then your statements to him may be considered involuntary and inadmissible during your trial. A common tactic among officers is to begin questioning you without reading the Miranda warning which would remind you not to speak
What should you do if you’re falsely accused of selling drugs? Mesa AZ Criminal Defense Attorney, Jeremy Giegle, blogs about how serious the cime of selling drugs or possession for sale can be under Arizona Law.
What if you were wrongfully arrested or your criminal charges were later dismissed? Can an experienced Arizona criminal defense attorney help clear your record?
One of the many benefits of having an experienced DUI defense attorney on your side is the possibility of a DUI case resulting in a plea agreement. An attorney should always attempt to negotiate with the prosecution for alternatives to jail time
Being charged with a DUI in the State of Arizona is a serious offense and should not be taken lightly. Having the right Arizona DUI attorney who knows and understands the specifics of your case can be tremendously helpful. To explain why, let’s take a look at what the state has to prove in a DUI case.
The Sheriff is looking for people who have active warrants in order to get them off the street prior to the holiday weekend. You can check to see if you have an active warrant here. If you have an outstanding warrant for a DUI or any crime it is important to hire an attorney to get the warrant quashed before you are arrested at your 4th of July party. By hiring an attorney to file the appropriate paperwork, you will avoid the drama of the arrest and booking in front of friends and family. You will hopefully also avoid that night
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