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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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How to Beat a DUI in Arizona [Step by Step]

Nobody ever expects to be arrested for DUI, but if you find yourself in that situation, it’s important to know what to do. In this article, we will discuss the steps you need to take to give you the best chance of beating a DUI charge in Arizona. We will also provide some tips on how to prepare for...

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Do You Get Your License Suspended After a DUI in Arizona?

If you are arrested for a DUI in Arizona, your license is automatically suspended. This is true even if you have not yet been convicted of the crime. In some cases, you may be able to get a restricted license that will allow you to drive to work or school. In this article, we will explain what happens to...

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Does Arizona Have Mandatory Jail Time for DUIs?

In Arizona, the punishment for a first DUI conviction may include jail time. However, the amount of time you will spend in jail depends on several factors, including your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of arrest and whether or not you have any prior convictions. In this article, we will discuss the possible consequences of a first...

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Can You Get a DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

If you have been arrested for a DUI, you may be wondering if it is possible to have the charge reduced to reckless driving. The answer to this question depends on several factors, including your criminal history and the facts of your case. In this article, we will discuss how DUI charges can be reduced to reckless driving and...

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