In Arizona, it can be difficult to understand the terminology of the law without a legal degree or background. Below is a list of some common criminal terms and their meanings: Intentionally or “with the intent to” – I. The person’s objective is to commit an offense listed in Arizona’s Revised Statutes. Knowingly – II. The person is aware that the act they are committing is against one of the Arizona’s Revised Statutes. Recklessly – III. The person is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial risk. A person who is unaware of the risk due to voluntary intoxication is
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ITV1, a British television station, is unleashing a two-part documentary series called The Briefs, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at the world of criminal law. The show follows the Manchester firm, Tuckers, one of the largest criminal firms in its region. The firm’s senior partner, Franklin Sinclair explains that the show reveals why criminal lawyers do what they do, and how difficult it can be. The first episode features a man facing a blackmailing charge and a mother accused of drug-dealing; the second episode stars a domestic violence case involving a gay couple and a tumultuous murder trial. Viewers are
Aggravated assault in Phoenix is a more serious crime than simple assault. Therefore, you will probably need a Phoenix criminal defense attorney if you are facing aggravated assault charges in the east valley.
The type of punishment handed down for identity theft crimes in Arizona depends on a couple of factors, such as – your prior record, the offense itself, the evidence found against you, and the severity of your charges.
Possession of drugs in Arizona is a serious felony offense – even if the amount is relatively small. On a first time drug offense, you would hope to receive some mercy from the court and a probation plea. However, every case is unique and must be handled and resolved based upon its unique facts. Drug possession in Arizona will likely be processed in Superior Court as a felony offense even if it is a first time offense. Have questions about a drug possession charges in Arizona? Contact drug crime attorney Jeremy Geigle at (480) 818-9943 to have your questions answered during
Guilty of your second DUI in Arizona? If so, a second or subsequent DUI in Arizona means jail time if you’re found guilty.
Is there a statute of limitation on sex offenses? If you are accused of a sexual crime, there is a good chance that that accusation will follow you for a very long time if it is not put to rest. Generally, there is no statute of limitations, or no time limit on law enforcement, to investigate and eventually charge the crime of child molestation.
Diversion for DUIs in Phoenix, Can I get a diversion for a DUI? Unfortunately, I am unaware of any jurisdiction in the greater Phoenix area that offers diversion for a DUI. Arizona has some stiff penalties for the crime of DUI. If your BAC was above a .08 you were likely charged with 2 counts of DUI and any traffic violations that may have occurred. The statutory minimum penalty for a 1st time DUI above a .08 BAC or breath test is 10 days in jail. 9 days may be suspended if you complete court ordered treatment and counseling.
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