robbery, law

20 Sep Armed Robbery in Arizona

One of the first lessons that parents, teachers and other adults impart to us in childhood is not to take things that don’t belong to us. Despite this being a widely-taught cultural value, the concept still seems to get lost on numerous individuals who persist...

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Court, lawyer, attorney

30 Aug Standard Court Process

Adults accused of committing crimes in Arizona go through specific criminal court procedures. These procedures are meant to build evidence for the case against the individual accused, to conclude the guilt of the individual, and, if found guilty, to sentence them according to the crime...

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Domestic Violence Chandler

11 Aug False Accusations

False accusations, or false reporting, may seem far fetched at times but they do happen and can be particularly damaging to you and your family. Unfortunately, accusations that are falsified happen more regularly than they should. Coolidge Law serves the metro Phoenix area (Gilbert, Mesa,...

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felony phoenix

30 Mar Crazy AZ Laws

You may have heard about some crazy, older laws, likely taken off the books by now, that would require something ridiculous by today’s standards. But what about today’s laws? Are there any that might seem a little “out there” that are still in place today?...

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5 New Arizona Laws in 2017

16 Jan 5 New Arizona Laws in 2017

New year, new laws. With this brings both good news and bad. Many of those in Arizona who were hoping to relieve overburdened Arizona courts and prisons by reducing the number nonviolent drug offenders through marijuana legalization were let down by the failure of the...

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Disorderly Conduct in Arizona

16 Sep What is Disorderly Conduct in Arizona?

One of the most common criminal offenses, disorderly conduct in Arizona is a very challengeable charge due to it’s subjective nature. Todd Coolidge, certified criminal law specialist, can often help get these criminal charges dismissed or reduced. “Disturbing the Peace” is another term for disorderly conduct,...

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