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The horizontal gaze nystagmus test, or commonly referred to as HGN test, is part of a battery of three standardized field sobriety tests used by police officers in Arizona for suspicion of DUI investigations. CHM Law has numerously argued the validity of this test and have gotten many DUI charges dismissed as a result.
There are four ways to undo a guilty plea in the Arizona state court system. The first way is to simply withdraw the plea. This can be done prior to the court accepting the plea. The second method is to file a Motion to Withdraw the Plea to Avoid a Manifest Injustice. The third is to file an appeal. And fourth is through Rule 33, Post-Conviction Relief (PCR).
Stimulus and Child Tax Credit Payments – What You Need to Know in Arizona Divorce and Child Support Cases
As of June 1, 2021, the Government has issued three rounds of economic stimulus payments related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, starting next month (July 2021), millions of parents across the country will also begin receiving monthly child tax credit payments. Learn how stimulus and child tax credit payments will be allocated by the Family Court.
Here is the scenario we often see: a couple gets into an argument that turns physical, whether that be an assault or damage to some items in their home. The police are called, often by one of the people involved in the argument or a concerned neighbor calling 911. But what if the person that called doesn’t want to press charges?
Inherent in a blood test is a 5% margin of error according to the prosecutor’s own expert witness. However, our expert will testify that there is a 10% margin of error in the instrument. This means the BAC can be 10% higher, lower, or anywhere in between the reported value. The prosecutor has the burden of proving the case beyond a reasonable doubt. Thus, the defendant gets the benefit of the doubt that the reading is 10% lower.