Traumatic Brain Injury

Every year, over a million people suffer from traumatic brain injuries. These injuries range from mild to severe. If your loved one was injured in an accident and suffered a severe TBI, he or she could face a long road to recovery. Medical treatments, rehabilitation and recovery costs are expensive, and the majority of families…

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Tucson, AZ DUI shows up on a background check for a new job

A lot of lawyers talk about driving under the influence as if it’s a separate area of law that’s different from criminal law. But make no mistake about it, a DUI is a crime. This means that if you are convicted of DUI, you have a criminal record. How long does a DUI stay on…

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Map of interstate driving patterns across America through Tucson, AZ after DUI license suspension

If you get charged with DUI while visiting Arizona, or if you live in Arizona but your driver’s license was issued by another state, it’s a little more complicated to get your driver’s license back. In these situations, Arizona will assign you a driver record number (not an actual license) and take action against that…

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fighting criminal charges in court without a Tucson lawyer is like arm wrestling a much stronger person

  Many people assume that they’ll get a public defender or a court-appointed lawyer if they’re ever charged with a crime. After all, the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution says that “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall . . . have the assistance of counsel for his defense.” And the Fifth Amendment…

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soldier handcuffed

If you’re charged with DUI on a military base in the United States, like Davis-Monthan Air Force Base here in Tucson, your case will probably be prosecuted in federal court. If you are charged with a DUI on base while serving in the military, you could also be subject to a court-martial. Even if you…

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case closed

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.…

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