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12 Oct Vandalism: Arizona Laws

The most common type of property damage in Arizona is criminal damage, or vandalism. It is illegal for anyone to deface or damage another person’s property. There are different types of actions that are considered vandalism, and all come with significant consequences. Coolidge Law knows...

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27 Sep Computer Crimes

Mostly, when we think of crime we think of physical theft or harm to people or property. These are not the only types of crimes committed. As computers began to be widely used in the 1970s and the internet in the 1980s, crime found opportunity...

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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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13 Sep Class of Felonies in Arizona

When you hear about someone getting a felony charge, you might not realize that there are six classes of felony charges that could apply to a circumstance. Felonies, as a whole, consist of crimes that have a punishment of a year or more in a...

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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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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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