certified criminal law specialist Archive


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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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26 Oct Felony Charge: Child Pornography

Arizona takes child exploitation very seriously and it comes with high consequences. The use of vulnerable children for one’s own gratification is not tolerated. Harsh penalties are inflicted when someone is convicted with this crime. When someone is wrongly accused of this, it can have...

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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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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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29 Mar New Arizona Laws 2016 Edition

It’s a seemingly impossible to keep track of all the laws that our state and federal governments are continually putting on the books. To assure that you are remaining on the right side of the law, it’s a good idea to occasionally familiarize yourself with...

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27 Mar Common Legal Terms Defined Part II

Last week we outlined a few key common legal terms. Here are some additional definitions that may prove to be useful if you are facing criminal charges. As always, you should seek professional legal guidance from a trained professional like Certified Criminal Law Specialist Todd...

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24 Mar Common Legal Terms Defined

Legal jargon can be more than a little confusing for those who haven’t dedicated years of their life to studying Arizona law. Below is a brief list explaining some of the more common legal terms that you may want to familiarize yourself with if you...

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