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5 of the Best DUI Lawyers in Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona has some of the harshest DUI laws in the entire United States. The chances are, if you are reading this post, you or someone close to you has received a DUI in the state of Arizona. Below you will find a comprehensive list of individuals that I believe are some of the best DUI lawyers in Phoenix. Related Read:...

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Arizona DUI Laws: First Offenses, Penalties and Remedies

Arizona has some of the harshest penalties for DUI offenses. Even a first-time DUI charge in Arizona carries a 10 consecutive days in jail and a fine of not less than $1,250. You must also undergo alcohol screening, education, treatment, install a certified ignition interlock device in your vehicle, and complete community service. Getting arrested for a violation of...

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Do You Need a Phoenix Drug Crime Lawyer?

If you’ve been arrested and charged with a drug-related crime in Phoenix, the chances of being subjected to severe penalties are alarmingly high. Arizona criminal courts enforce strict punishments for crimes involving drugs, including the possession, manufacturing, and transportation of controlled substances. Give yourself a chance at freedom by hiring an experienced Phoenix drug crime lawyer. Salwin Law Group is proud...

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How Do Misdemeanors Affect Employment in Arizona?

Some reports estimate that as many as 1 in 3 Americans have been arrested at some point in their lives. For many people arrested for a misdemeanor, there is a real concern about whether this misdemeanor will affect their employment prospects now or in the future. This article explores the effect of misdemeanor arrests and convictions on employment, and what can be...

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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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Arizona Domestic Violence Arrests Increase Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Domestic Violence Arrests Surge in Arizona under Lockdown Arizona has experienced a surge in reports of domestic violence in the wake of “stay-at-home” orders meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus. This increase in domestic violence appears to be in line with global trends as couples around the world self-isolate, and it may also be followed by an...

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Defenses for a First-Time Domestic Violence Charge in Arizona

Domestic violence charges in Arizona are serious and have long-lasting consequences. At Salwin Law Group we understand the fear and confusion that many individuals experience when facing domestic violence charges because we have seen our clients go through it. We also know how important it is to obtain a favorable resolution for our clients as quickly and efficiently as...

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Do Police Need to Respect a No Trespassing Sign in Your Front Yard?

If police have a valid search warrant for your property, then they can conduct a search whether you have a no trespassing sign or not. But what if the police don’t have a search warrant? Can they approach your house and knock on the door? Your Answer: Yes, the police can enter your property without permission—under certain conditions. By...

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When is a Criminal Damage Charge a Misdemeanor in Arizona?

A criminal damage charge in Arizona can range from a Class 2 Misdemeanor to a Class 4 Felony, depending on the circumstances of the case and the estimated damage. All criminal damage charges in Arizona carry a potential jail sentence as well as possible fines. The severity of the sentence will depend on the type and amount of damage caused, as...

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When is a DUI Considered a Misdemeanor in Arizona?

DUI charges are typically classified as misdemeanors in the state of Arizona. This means that if you are convicted of a DUI, you could face jail time and fines, but your record will not be affected as severely as it would if you were convicted of a felony. In this article, we will discuss what constitutes a misdemeanor DUI...

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