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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Arizona on
Q: Can you request something else in lieu of prison after a judges decision for imprisonment? 16 month sentence.
Craig Orent
Craig Orent answered on Jun 24, 2011

Unfortunately, the answer is "no", especially if you have already been sentenced by the Court.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Arizona on
Q: Az interlock law was passed in 2007. My dui was 2004.How can the state NOW (2010)suspend DL and demand interlock ?
Craig Orent
Craig Orent answered on Jun 24, 2011

Your question does not contain enough details for me to provide an adequate, complete answer. There are far too many factual variables which must be known and evaluated for me to answer your question. You may contact me directly if you want to explore further. Craig

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: If one was arrested by National Park Service Rangers in the Grand Canyon almost twenty years ago, would it be

Possible to have it expunged?

Craig Orent
Craig Orent answered on Jun 24, 2011

Unfortunately, if it was/is a federal case, the answer is "no." There is no federal statute authorizing expungement of a prior criminal conviction.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: Q: Does pretrial services evaluate for mental illness/brain injury? What should be completed before the prelim hearing?

Is pretrial services required to complete the evaluation prior to prelim hearing?

Craig Orent
Craig Orent answered on Jun 24, 2011

Generally, state and/or federal, pretrial services does a brief background review and prepares a report for the parties and court before the initial court appearance to assist the court in deciding if pretrial release is appropriate. Typically they will not do further investigation, for example... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Arizona on
Q: How do I locate my daughter in the system. She was detained crossing the border from mexico and NO authorities will offe

I was informed that my step'daughter was arrested at the border crossing in San Luis Arizona. I have call authorities to no avail. I simply want to know where she is being held and or when is her court date and in what court. It is apparently a drug related offence.

Craig Orent
Craig Orent answered on Jun 24, 2011

I can try to help you locate her if you haven't already done so. Please contact me privately with her full name, and I will see what I can do. Craig

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