Legal Process


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28 Jun Understanding Capital Punishment Laws in Arizona

Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is a polarizing legal issue in our nation. And it’s extremely relevant to citizens of the Grand Canyon State, as we are one of 31 States in the US where the death penalty is still legal. On three separate...

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21 Jun Arizona Law – What is Pre-file Representation?

When the suspect of a crime is brought into custody by law enforcement and made aware of their right to an attorney, Coolidge Law Firm (serving Chandler, Gilbert, and Mesa Arizona) ALWAYS recommends they call an experienced criminal defense attorney. The reason? There may not...

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28 Apr Your Miranda Rights Part One – The History

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...

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10 Mar Landmark Ruling on Out-of-State Medical Marijuana Cards in AZ

Todd Coolidge of Coolidge Law Firm, serving the Greater Metro-Phoenix Arizona area, has won another landmark case! Recently, The Court of Appeals made a ruling on his oral argument in the case of a California man traveling in Arizona with a physician recommendation for cannabis....

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03 Nov Felony: Driving Under the Influence

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...

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24 Nov Felony Gang Participation

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...

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