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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 the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) who play their home games in State Farm Stadium. This stadium anchors the Westgate Entertainment District off of the Loop 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 nearly 25 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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We hired Trent Buckallew to represent our son following a second MIP ticket he received while in college. Mr. Buckallew kept us informed throughout all proceedings and helped us receive the satisfactory outcome of dropped charges in exchange for taking an alcohol awareness class. He was personable, knowledgeable and treated our small case with care and compassion. We would highly recommend him to anyone in need of representation. SR
Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into the case against (client's name). We sincerely appreciate the great job you did. We are praying this is the end of it. Thanks again so very much. This was such a difficult time for our family. LN
I'm finally 100% clear of the problem that started our relationship. I cannot thank you enough for handling my case and expungement. I have a great sense of new beginnings and don't have to let my past affect my future. My freedom is priceless. TM
I appreciate everything you were able to accomplish for my father and will certainly be referring Mr. Buckallew to anyone I know who may be in need of an excellent criminal defense attorney. CM
Trent handled cases for me on two different occasions involving tickets for seat belt violations in commercial vehicles. Very happy with results. All charges dismissed. One case in Flagstaff and one case in Gilbert Court. KF