Guide to CDL Violations in Arizona

Getting a CDL (commercial driver’s license) in Arizona requires that you pass certain tests that are based on skills and knowledge. There are also three different classifications that require specific CDL licenses. Such specific testing is in place because handling large vehicles is inherently more dangerous than driving a standard car, especially if the truck […]

List of Common Holiday Criminal Charges

The holiday season can be stressful, which may be why certain types of arrests tend to occur more during this period than any other time of the year. The most common arrests during the holiday season are for DUIs, shoplifting and identity theft. Crimes During the Holiday Season DUIs tend to happen most often during the […]

How to Find a Defense Attorney You Can Trust

Hiring a defense lawyer is not something you’ll want to take lightly. Not all defense attorneys are the same, after all. You want to find a defense attorney you can trust. The following are a few qualities to consider: They have relationships within the court system – A defense attorney with a lot of experience will have existing […]

Can Police Question Minors Without Parental Consent?

As a parent, you would no doubt be concerned if police questioned your child without your knowledge, especially if they are being treated as a suspect. You might feel it’s your right as a parent or guardian to be present during police encounters with your child. However, it is legal for police to question minors without […]

What To Do If Your Child Is Arrested

Although you would hope that your child will never get arrested, it could happen – even if they are innocent. However, you might not know what to do if your child gets arrested, which means that you may not know how to advise them if they call you. The most important thing to understand is […]

Pulled Over While Working As An Uber or Lyft Driver

As a driver for Lyft or Uber, you are an independent contractor with the ability to work whenever you desire. While this comes with benefits, you also face potential drawbacks. Learn what happens if you get a traffic ticket during a rideshare shift. Citation Involving an Accident If you are involved in an accident while […]

Texting while Driving Law in Arizona

We know that texting while driving is dangerous and inadvisable. That said, if a police officer alleges that you were texting while driving, you’ll want to know what law, if any, prohibits you from doing so. State vs Local Texting While Driving Laws in AZ Currently, there is no statewide, universal ban on texting in […]

Your Rights when Served with a Protective Order in Arizona

If you have been served with a protective order in Arizona, understand your rights and responsibilities. There are three types of orders you may be served: An injunction against harassment means someone alleges you have committed multiple acts of harassment within the last year. An injunction against workplace harassment is filed by an employer on […]

Arizona’s Complicated Appeals Process

The Arizona court system can be a tangled jungle, and it’s not reasonable to expect anyone to figure it out in a short time while dealing with the stress of a trial. Appealing decisions made in your case can give you a second chance, if you can make a strong argument that the decision was […]

John Oliver Explains Marijuana Law Complexity

In the state of Arizona, medicinal marijuana is legal. While the legalization of recreational marijuana did not pass in November, under state law, those who have received approval for medical purposes are allowed to utilize the plant. The problem, though, is state laws directly contradict what current federal laws say. That means you can be […]

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