Posted on June 3, 2020 in Arizona LawYou may have read about the healing properties of CBD oil since a 2018 bill decriminalized its use. There are many products on the market that claim to have health properties because they contain CBD oil. Whether the claims are true is unknown. While it may be safe for many people to use,Read more
Posted on May 20, 2020 in Traffic ViolationsBicycling continues to increase in popularity as a recreational activity and an inexpensive form of travel for commuting through town. More bicyclists mean more bicycles on the road, which means motorists must share the road with bicycles. Bicycles have the same rights and responsibilities on the road as motorists. If you hit a cyclist with your car, you need to treat the accident as you wou... Read more
Posted on May 16, 2020 in Arizona LawRVs are gaining in popularity as more people seek less expensive housing options and desire to travel more while sticking to a budget. However, can a property owner live full time or allow someone else to live full time in an RV parked in their backyard? The answer is not simple.
Posted on May 6, 2020 in Arizona LawEven though most people use the words lawyer and attorney interchangeably to describe someone who gives legal advice and represents a person in court, there is a slight distinction between the two words. Only one of these two is admitted to practice law and can represent you in court.
Posted on April 29, 2020 in DrugsRecreational cannabis or marijuana remains illegal in Arizona. Several attempts to legalize cannabis have failed. However, the state did legalize medical marijuana in 2010. Marijuana is often considered a minor drug crime. However, a conviction of a Read more
Posted on April 24, 2020 in Arizona LawThe debate about driving barefoot never seems to be settled. Some people believe that driving barefoot is dangerous. However, other people believe that driving barefoot allows you to have a better grip on the pedals, which can be safer. Regardless of what you believe, the question is whether you can receive a traffic ticket for driving barefoot in Arizona. The answer is not likely. No state ... Read more
Posted on April 21, 2020 in Sex CrimesBoth escorts and prostitutes spend time with a person in exchange for money. However, the activities engaged in during the time spent together is what defines whether the person is an escort or a prostitute. Knowingly engaging in prostitution is illegal in Arizona. It does not fall under the clas... Read more
Posted on April 13, 2020 in Arizona LawIt is highly doubtful that Maylor Gallego's announcement of a "great emergency" will lead to martial law. This is especially true since the City Council walked back her declaration just three days later. On March 17, 2020, The Mayor of the City of Phoenix, Kate Gallego, declared a citywide State of Emergency. The State of Emergency was in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. In aRead more
Posted on April 8, 2020 in Arizona LawHere in Arizona, you have the legal right to use physical force – sometimes, deadly force – to protect yourself… as long as you act reasonably. What action, though, meets the legal guidelines of self-defense? When can a self-defense strategy be used in a criminal defense case? Be... Read more
Posted on March 31, 2020 in Arizona LawGovernors throughout the United States are taking steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Some states are under a mandatory shelter-in-place order. Other states have recommended that people stay at home as much as possible. Our criminal defense attorneys are following the situation closely. We understand that you may ... Read more