Felonies

We’ve all heard the Miranda Rights read aloud on a criminal-drama TV series by a police officer upon the arrest of a suspect. Hopefully, you haven’t had these words read aloud in person! It goes as such: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything...

If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor in Arizona, this post will tell you what you need to know about misdemeanor classifications and their sentencings. Since we’re criminal law specialists who have been serving Gilbert, Chandler, and Mesa Arizona for over 25 years, at Coolidge...

Crimes are committed every day for a multitude of reasons. Some are premeditated, some are crimes of passion committed in the moment, and others are crimes of bias. Todd Coolidge is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist. He’s defended cases involving every form of motivation, including...

Arizona takes driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol seriously. And though charges can result in harsh penalties, the specific penalties involved will depend on your driving history. If you find yourself being charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Arizona, contact Coolidge...

In Western society murder has always been a punishable act. The punishments have changed over time; what used to be an eye-for-an-eye in ancient times has evolved into our modern practice of imprisonment, or even a possible death penalty charge. As a criminal defense specialist...

Taking part in any aspect of gang-related activity is punishable by law. Crime that is organized is considered a direct attack on the government, and in particular, Arizona legislation has been created to address gang participation. Coolidge Law in Gilbert Arizona is experienced in defending...

Possession or use of dangerous drugs is considered a felony in Arizona. While the classification of what constitutes a dangerous drug can be subjective, a felony charge usually concerns narcotics (not including marijuana). Todd Coolidge of Coolidge Law, located in Gilbert Arizona, has more than...

Though the holidays are meant to be a positive and uplifting experience, for many people they can be difficult and stressful. The challenges surrounding holiday seasons can lead to making unwise decisions or to hurting other people. Crimes spike during the holidays due to the...