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My Case Was Dismissed Without Prejudice, What Does That Mean?

I get a lot of calls from people with cases in Tucson City Court or Pima County Justice Court who ask how the state can “bring back” old charges against them that have already been dismissed. Sometimes the people who ask this question have just learned that they have a warrant out for their arrest. […]

Ordered Out Of Your Own Home In A DV Case?

Anytime you are charged with a crime in Arizona, a judge decides the conditions of release you must abide by until the case is over. Domestic violence conditions of release in Arizona are imposed just like the conditions of pretrial release in any other type of criminal case, but the ramifications can be much more […]

Beware of Arizona DUI Scams

When someone is arrested and charged with a crime, it all becomes part of the public record. This is like blood in the water for the sharks out there trying to make a buck off of people’s misfortune. There are websites seeking to capitalize by posting booking photos online and making people pay for their […]

The Problem With Disorderly Conduct In Arizona

Disorderly conduct in Arizona, sometimes referred to as “disturbing the peace,” is a crime that can be committed in an almost infinite number of ways because the language of the Arizona disorderly conduct law is very broad. It is also very subjective because the crime is not well defined. As a result, it’s not uncommon […]

DUI & Your CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)

Arizona interstates are teeming with commercial drivers, including many commercial drivers from out of state. When you drive for a living, a DUI charge can be devastating. If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL), Arizona (like every other state) holds you to a much higher standard when it comes to safety and Arizona DUI […]

DUI And Your Arizona Real Estate License

Most people know that a DUI conviction in Arizona carries some pretty severe penalties, but the consequences of a DUI conviction don’t necessarily end when the case is over and you’ve completed your sentence. A DUI can cause major problems with employment, including professional licensing. In this post we’ll focus on real estate professionals and […]

If Your Car Was Impounded After A DUI…

If your car was impounded by the police, you’re probably trying to figure out how to get your car out of impound as soon as possible. One of the many inconvenient things about being charged with driving under the influence in Arizona is that police can impound your car. In other words, they can have […]

Dealing With A Bench Warrant in Arizona

Criminal bench warrants are pretty common in Arizona, especially bench warrants issued in misdemeanor cases. Judges issue a bench warrant to force people into court after they have missed a court date, failed to respond to a court summons, or failed to complete a court ordered sentence. Some people with misdemeanor bench warrants don’t even […]

Road Rage & Aggressive Driving in Arizona

Arizonans do a lot of driving and traffic here can get pretty bad, especially during rush hour. We have a unique mixture of college age drivers, elderly drivers, and out-of-state drivers. This can lead to frustration. Road rage type incidents seem to be getting more common here in Tucson. In Arizona, Aggressive Driving is usually […]

Arizona Hit And Run Charges

Hit and run charges, also known as leaving the scene of an accident, can occur when you fail to stop after getting into a car accident. It seems like a lot of these cases have been in the news lately and some of them are pretty egregious — like the woman who hit a pedestrian […]