There is no simple yes or no answer to this question. It all depends on the circumstances surrounding the death. The parents involved should contact legal counsel and discuss the circumstances of this case.
Because you can only use deadly force to defend yourself from an active threat to your life. If you have to "take off after someone" you become the aggressor and could be found guilty of murder if your shooting them results in their death. A life sentence is the potential outcome of a...Read more »
I received a judgment in a lawsuit. The defendant transferred ownership of a newly Mercedes-Benz purchased just before a lien or writ of execution could be filed. The paperwork was illegally notarized by an out of state Notary. Is it possible to file a claim to reverse the sale and file a lien or... Read more »
There was a fight between 3 men. The argument began between two of the men and the third man stepped in. The third man that stepped in was the one who used the weapon. The victim of the fight knows that the individual incarcerated was not the one who actually had the weapon. They have been... Read more »
There is not enough information on this post to know. However, most criminal defense attorneys (myself included) will talk to you about your case for free. This is a discussion best had over the phone. Aggravated assault is a very serious charge, so I recommend reaching out to criminal defense...Read more »
These types of allegations are very serious and can have life altering consequences. If you are being accused of this, I highly recommend reaching out to an Arizona criminal defense attorney to discuss your options right away. Most of us on here (myself included) will discuss your case with you...Read more »
Misdemeanors are criminal charges and it definitely is advisable to at a minimum contact a criminal defense attorney to discuss your options. Most defense attorneys (myself included) will discuss your case with you and help you weigh options free of charge.
The short answer is yes. You need to call an Arizona attorney (like myself) to discuss the facts of your case further. Most attorneys (including myself) will talk o you about your case free of charge. After going over the details, I'd be able to help you understand whether you need to hire a...Read more »
It will depend on which court you are referring to. Contact an Arizona criminal defense attorney and they will check into it as much as possible for you. Most of us (myself included) will look into your case free of charge to determine if you need representation.
It would depend on what happened after the officer saw the medication and the syringe. If you are saying that the officer used that observation to extend the traffic stop for the tail light to investigate into drug possession--there may be a Forth Amendment issue here. The USSC has said there are...Read more »
The apt # was not included in the mailing address, but was readily available in my records. The court issued a failure to appear warrant on 9/11/2022. I found docket online, and tried to show up for court. I made motion to correct the courts error in my mailing address on 09112022. The court... Read more »
The warrant can easily be dealt with. If it isn't dealt with, you will be arrested by law enforcement next time you have police contact. It sounds like there may be a service issue here, but it needs more attention and investigation from a criminal defense attorney. If you are facing criminal...Read more »
The police do not necessarily have to tell you, but the government does have to tell you eventually in most circumstances. You have a Sixth Amendment Right under the United States Constitution to face your accusers and ask them questions in court. Usually a person accused of a crime will find out...Read more »
I’m not sure why you want to bring in prescription medication into court but I will presume it is to provide evidence of legal possession (versus illegal possession) of a drug. This can be a very perilous act, and can backfire in many different ways. Please first consult with your lawyer (or if...Read more »
This was originally a 1 night stay in jail, but my legal guardians spoke to the judge to keep me for longer & the judge was forced to make my charges worse. It is a Disorderly Conduct (Domestic Violence) charge, that in 2018 was set aside with my parents in court by a judge.
I'd have to look more into this. That said, if you were a juvenile at the time there could be options for having your record sealed all together. Also, there is a new law that will go into effect on 1/1/2023 that will provide an avenue for expungement in Arizona. This may be something you want...Read more »
There were 3 of us on my locked property who were detained for 4 hours waiting for a search warrant. We went to jail and released 5 days later with no explanation no court visits and no return of property. Can they use any evidence collected from that search to bring up charges later down the road
No. Felony cases can be brought before a grand jury or there can be a probable cause hearing during the preliminary hearing phase. This can be a witness or a non-witness hearing. Misdemeanor cases need neither and can be charged simply by the prosecution filing a complaint. Also, it is important to...Read more »
Thank you for the question. It could mean that a bench arrest warrant was issued. I would need more context to be able to answer the question accurately. If indeed an arrest warrant was issued, if you come into contact with law enforcement they will arrest you and take you to jail. You should reach...Read more »
I'm sorry to hear about this situation. Depending on the specifics, your daughter will likely be appointed a public defender at no cost to her or you. If you'd like to speak to a criminal defense attorney, most attorneys in this field (including myself) offer a free consultation.
Thanks for your question. This sounds very troubling and in order to answer your question completely, I'd need to do some research and investigate more. To do that, I'd need a lot more information from you. Most criminal defense attorneys (including myself) offer free consultations. If...Read more »
My friend is a prohibited possessor. His wife put a handgun under their seat with the intention of taking it to the police department because she found it in a park where there were children playing. My friend was unaware of it's presence. He was stopped and the police officer charged him with... Read more »
A prohibited possessor charge in Arizona is actually called "Misconduct Involving a Weapon" and is a class 4 felony. This charge carries the potential for years in prison and depending on a person's prior criminal convictions, this charge could be a prison mandatory charge....Read more »
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