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Apache Junction Municipal Court Criminal Cases

Apache Junction Municipal Court Criminal Cases If you were cited for a misdemeanor criminal violation by the Apache Junction Police Department, within the city limits of Apache Junction, you were ...
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Mesa 1st Time DUI Penalties

First Time DUI Penalties in Mesa If this is the first time you have ever been arrested for a DUI, you are probably wondering whether you will have to serve any time in jail, whether your driver's ...
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Pinal County Felony Case Progression

Felony Case Progression in Pinal County Superior Court If you have been arrested in Casa Grande, San Tan Valley, Florence, Apache Junction, the City of Maricopa, Town of Superior, or any other ...
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Posting a Bond at 4th Avenue Jail

How to Post Bond at 4 th Avenue Jail If a friend or member of your family has been arrested and booked into jail in Maricopa County and the Judge ordered that a bond be posted for their release, you ...
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Mesa Felony DUI Penalties

Once again, Arizona has proven to be one of the harshest in the country when it comes to DUI punishment, including mandatory jail time, steep fines and other penalties such as loss of driving ...
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Phoenix Criminal Charges

Phoenix Municipal Court If you have been arrested by the Phoenix Police Department for a DUI or any type of criminal charge, you were likely cited into the Phoenix Municipal Court. The court is ...
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Scottsdale Criminal Misdemeanor Charges: Case Progression

If you are facing criminal misdemeanor charges in the Scottsdale City Court or one of the Maricopa County Justice Courts in Scottsdale, especially if this is the first time you have ever been involved ...
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Understanding Arizona's Implied Consent Law

Arizona Revised Statute 28-1321(A) defines Arizona's implied consent law. Just like in many other states, drivers in Arizona as obligated to provide a certain level of cooperation when they are ...
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Charged with Aggravated DUI in Tempe, AZ?

Charged with Aggravated DUI in Tempe, AZ? With a vibrant night life, college town atmosphere and a variety of bars and restaurants – Tempe is a great town to enjoy an abundance of activities. ...
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Boating DUI (OUI) Charges in Arizona

The weather is warming up in Phoenix which means surrounding lakes are filling up with valley residents looking for a place to cool down. Valley lakes are a popular place for residents to recreate and ...
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Super Bowl Underage Drinking Violations

The countdown to Super Bowl XLIX continues as throngs of fans head out to Super Bowl Central which has taken over about 12 blocks in downtown Phoenix. According to, Phoenix along with ...
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Super Bowl XLIX Criminal & DUI Charges

As Glendale is gearing up to host the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots on February 1 st we want to welcome an estimated 100,000 out of town visitors expected to visit the Valley of the ...
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Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing criminal charges in Phoenix, a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney with this Firm offers a free, no obligation evaluation of your case. Mr. Buckallew has focused his practice ...
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Chandler DUI Trials

We have recently discussed both initial and pretrial hearings in a DUI cases, and while many cases can be resolved during the pretrial phase of a case (or even earlier in some cases), there are ...
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Scottsdale DUI Pretrial Hearings

In a recent blog posting, we discussed the initial hearings in DUI cases and what to expect early on in a DUI prosecution. After the initial hearings, a DUI case will be set for various pretrial ...
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Mesa DUI Criminal Court Process

You have been charged with a Mesa DUI and are quite possibly preparing to enter a criminal court room for the first time in your life, other than perhaps appearing for jury duty at some point in the ...
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4th of July DUI

The 4 th of July is a day for celebration involving many festivities, including watching fireworks, family BBQ's, camping, boating, parades, baseball games and other patriotic activities. Given ...
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Cinco de Mayo DUI Arrests

Cinco de Mayo is one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year, and this year was no exception with the many festivities and celebrations across the Valley over the weekend. And of course, along ...
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Tempe Underage Drinking Crackdown

After the recent tragic death of an 18-year old ASU student, Tempe and several other Valley Law Enforcement Agencies have been cracking down on underage drinking violations around the ASU campus in ...
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AZ Court Ruling - Pot Metabolites

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that drivers with marijuana metabolites in their system cannot be prosecuted for DUI impairment under that basis alone. According to Arizona Revised Statutes ...
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Gilbert DUI - Is DUI Breath Evidence Reliable?

Gilbert DUI - Is DUI Breath Evidence Reliable? A DUI case requires an attorney with knowledge of the forensic science involved in both breath and blood testing. Each method has its own potential error ...
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Tempe Felony DUI Defense

Tempe DUI Defense If you have been arrested for DUI in Tempe, contact a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist to discuss your rights and legal options before making any decisions in your case. DUI ...
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Texting While Driving - Is It a Crime?

According to a report in the Arizona Daily Star (11/11/13), the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) intends to begin a campaign in January to crack down on drivers who are distracted by texting ...
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Arrested in Avondale?

Avondale is one of the fastest growing cities in the West Valley, settled at the base of the Estrella Mountains and just a 15-minute commute from downtown Phoenix. Thousands of NASCAR and racing fans ...
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Criminal Charges in Carefree

The Town of Carefree is home to nearly 4,000 residents and is situated in the foothills of the Sonoran Desert, to the north of its larger neighbors – Scottsdale and Phoenix. The town was ...
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