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14 Jun Is Violent Crime Worse In The Summer?

The Old Wives’ Tale—that hot weather makes people irritable and more likely to commit a crime—may just have some validity. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice gathered nationwide research and published a report in which they tracked seasonal criminal victimization trends for various violent...

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21 Apr Arizona Gun Control Laws

Gun control is a hot topic in America these days. Regardless of your political stance, Todd Coolidge Law Firm would like to address from a legal standpoint, the gun control laws in Arizona. What are your rights as a resident of the Grand Canyon State,...

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25 Mar What is a Bias Crime in Arizona?

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...

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15 Mar Misdemeanor Classifications & Sentencing in Arizona

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...

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26 Feb Is It Burglary Or Criminal Trespass?

In Arizona law there are several classifications of law that involve illegal entry or trespass. Two of those classifications are called burglary or criminal trespass. What’s the difference between the two? As a criminal law specialist, Todd Coolidge of Coolidge Law knows all the distinctions...

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15 Feb The Processes For Criminal Cases In Arizona

You’ve been arrested for allegedly committing a crime in the state of Arizona. What should you expect?  At Coolidge Law, we specialize in Arizona’s criminal law. We’re here to help you understand the legal processes for criminal cases in Arizona. Give us a call today,...

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03 Jan Steps for Healthy Decision Making in 2018

Each day we’re faced with making hundreds to thousands of decisions: from what color of socks we’ll wear, to the type of toothpaste we’ll use, to what time we’ll leave for work. We may not consciously think about these smaller decisions, but they’re still choices...

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18 Dec Crime and the Holiday Season

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...

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