Payson, AZ asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: I'm conducting research for a novel and need information concerning sentencing & parole for sexual assault in Arizona.

The defendant (fictional) was convicted with the help of the victim's testimony, and has spent 11 of his 13 year sentence (both characters were adults when the assault took place). Where would the most likely place of incarceration be? Is he eligible for parole? When released, is he allowed to move to another state where the victim now resides?

I appreciate any information you can give to help make the details of my novel ring true. Thank you.

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Matthew Maerowitz
Matthew Maerowitz
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: You aren't posting this in the right forum. I would recommend sitting in on trials and schedule a tour to visit one of the local jails. That's going to help you out way more than posting on here. This forum is designed for people who get themselves in legal trouble and are seeking help of attorneys.

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