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Drug Trafficking Laws in AZ

Being charged with any crime in Arizona can be a stressful and anxiety-inducing experience. However, drug trafficking in Arizona is especially serious. Historically, Arizona has been a major source of narcotics coming into the country due in large part to the fact that the state shares a 370-mile border with Mexico. State and federal law enforcement devote significant resources...

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Tips to Finding a Good DUI Lawyer in Scottsdale

If the police have charged you with DUI (driving under the influence, also known as driving while intoxicated) you need a lawyer. The prosecution is readying a case against you, and you will soon find yourself facing a serious charge in court. Keep reading to learn more about why you need a lawyer and the three top tips for...

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Arizona 1st DUI Penalties: Laws and Remedies

Getting arrested for a violation of Arizona’s DUI laws can feel overwhelming. Having never been through the process before, you likely have many questions and, of course, concerns about what your future holds. At the Salwin Law Group, Attorney Stewart Salwin has extensive experience dealing with Arizona DUI laws, both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He has...

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Can you get your ignition interlock device off early in Arizona?

Early Removal of your Ignition Interlock Device In Arizona, if you have been convicted of a DUI you will likely be required to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle. The time that you must have the device installed varies depending on what type of DUI you’re facing. But if you have been convicted of a first-time Regular...

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Should You Give a Statement to Police?

Whether it was on TV or in real life, we’ve all heard it – “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say or do can and will be used against you in a court of law.” It’s called the Miranda Warning. Police officers in all 50 states legally have to recite some version of this message to...

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How to Read an Arizona Driving Record

How to Read an MVR Withdrawal Compliance Violations/ Incidents Arizona’s New Driving Record Format As of 2020, Arizona’s MVD has updated the format for a person’s Motor Vehicle Record (or “MVR” for short). Instead of the old system, which was fairly difficult to read, the new format for the MVR is much cleaner. However, many of the resources online...

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5 Things Legal Shows Get Wrong

Many people love watching TV shows and movies that are based on the legal system and crime. There are shows that cover every aspect of the legal system from following law enforcement in real life to thrilling courtroom dramas and everything in between. These shows are fast-paced and exciting and seem like they provide a sneak peek of what...

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How Much Does a DUI Conviction Cost in Arizona?

Getting convicted of a DUI in Arizona has a lot more costs associated with it than just the fines and court fees. If you are facing DUI charges, you might be wondering what the total costs including everything from increased insurance premiums to towing fees. In total, these costs typically amount to anywhere between $7000 to $11,000 or more...

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Stewart Salwin Selected to “Top 40 Under 40”

Salwin Law Group is proud to announce that the National Trial Lawyers has re-selected Stewart Salwin to the 2021 list of “Top 40 Under 40” trial lawyers in Arizona. The National Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only organization comprised of the best trial lawyers across the United States in the field of criminal defense. Selection to membership in the association...

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