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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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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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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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Stewart Salwin Selected to Best DUI Lawyers in Phoenix

Salwin Law Group is proud to announce that Stewart Salwin has been selected to the 2020 list of “Best DUI Lawyers in Phoenix” by Expertise.com. Expertise.com reviewed over 538 attorneys in the Phoenix-metro area and scored the Phoenix DUI lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories. They analyzed the results and produced a hand-picked list of 21...

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Arizona Jury Trials to Resume in June

Last Friday, the Arizona Supreme Court issued a new administrative order laying out a plan for courts to return to normal operations. Since March, the Supreme Court has ordered a limit to in-person court proceedings, the suspension of jury trials, and the use of telecommunication to conduct hearings. Last Friday’s order is the first of its kind to establish...

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Arizona Supreme Court Suspends Jury Trials Until June

New Supreme Court Order Extends Limitation on Court Proceedings Amid COVID-19 Last Friday, the Arizona Supreme Court issued a new administrative order limiting in-person court proceedings in Arizona’s courthouses until June 1, 2020. The Supreme Court has ordered all lower Arizona courts to limit in-person proceedings to “the greatest extent possible,” suspend the empaneling of new juries and adopt...

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