Glendale Criminal Defense Lawyer
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The city of Glendale is located about 10 miles northwest of Phoenix, AZ with a population of around 250,000 people. Glendale is home to two major sports teams, including the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) who play their home games in State Farm Stadium as well as the Arizona Coyotes (NHL) who play in Gila River Arena. Both stadiums anchor the Westgate Entertainment District off the 101 and Glendale Avenue. With sports venues, concerts, and plenty of bars, restaurants and shopping, this is a very vibrant area and considered to be the entertainment hub of Glendale.
While crime rates have been decreasing over the past several years in Glendale, they are still slightly higher than the national average and slightly higher than surrounding cities as well. With sporting events, concerts and other entertainment in the city, we see a fair number of alcohol and DUI related violations as well disorderly conduct and assault violations occurring both during and after games and concerts. According to crime statistics, theft crimes make up about 65% of all crimes in the city of Glendale, followed by burglaries at 14% and assaults at around 6%.
If you were cited and/or arrested for a criminal violation by the Glendale Police Department, you will likely be appearing in the Glendale City Court (for misdemeanor violations). The courthouse is located at: 5711 W. Glendale Avenue just adjacent to the Police Department. If you are being charged with a felony crime by Glendale Police, your case will most likely be filed in the Maricopa County Superior Court.
Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Glendale, AZ
Being charged with a crime in Glendale, AZ can result in significant penalties as well as a criminal record. Depending on the nature of the crime, the consequences can include incarceration, fines/fees, community work service, probation, treatment classes and other penalties. It is critical to consult with an experienced Glendale Criminal Defense Attorney before making any decisions in your case to ensure you understand the impact and potential long term ramifications a criminal conviction may have on your future. The Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC is experienced in both criminal and DUI litigation with a proven track record in successfully resolving countless cases over the years. The Firm is committed to not only providing an aggressive defense, but also keeping clients informed throughout the often-complex criminal justice process. If you have been charged with a crime, an experienced Glendale Criminal Defense attorney can advise you of your legal options and assist with your defense. The Firm has a reputation for zealously representing each and every client in court with an eye towards resolving each case under the most favorable terms possible.
Mr. Buckallew has extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney, having handled criminal cases at all stages of the criminal process, from pre-charge investigations to complex felony jury trials, in Glendale and throughout the State of Arizona. He has 20 years’ experience defending all types of criminal and DUI cases in Glendale and throughout the valley. Mr. Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney, which is earned through significant experience, passing a rigorous test, and receiving peer reviews from opposing attorneys as well as Judges, among other stringent requirements. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor DUI, simple drug possession, or a major homicide case, Mr. Buckallew has the experience to defend against most criminal violations in the state of Arizona.
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The Firm maintains a statewide practice and can represent individuals in any court -- including City Courts, Municipal Courts, Justice Courts and Superior Courts -- throughout the State of Arizona. This Firm has handled countless cases in the Glendale City Court as well as Glendale felony cases filed in the Maricopa County Superior Court. We understand the serious nature and significant hardship associated with criminal charges and are committed to providing a thorough and aggressive defense for each and every client. The Firm represents individuals in Glendale and all other West Valley cities including, Peoria, Avondale, Litchfield Park, Buckeye, Tolleson, Laveen, and Surprise.
To schedule a free case evaluation, contact an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney serving Glendale today.
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