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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: I applied to get my restoration of rights and gun rights. They have not responded by the deadline. Tucson AZ.
Brian Chase
Brian Chase answered on Feb 1, 2019

The State is not required to file a response. The Judge will typically wait until the State's response time has expired before issuing a ruling. Sometimes the judge will set a hearing for you to attend, sometimes the judge will simply rule on the motion. You'll have to watch to see if a hearing is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Arizona on
Q: If I got a dui off the clock, can I be fired?
Brian Chase
Brian Chase answered on Jan 4, 2019

Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes. Arizona is a right-to-work state, meaning an employer can fire you for any reasons, as long as it is not unlawful. That means employers can have rules about their employees having no criminal convictions.

There are many professions where getting a...
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Q: Both my husband and son are in county jail, just got arrested 2 weeks ago , not same cases , I need a pro bono lawyer .
Brian Chase
Brian Chase answered on Jan 4, 2019

If they are in jail, public defenders will be (or have already been) appointed to represent them. Public defenders will represent them free of charge. So, you do not need to find a pro-bono lawyer, as they likely already have them.

They are certainly free to hire their own lawyers, but it...
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