Legal Blog Articles & Helpful Information
2023 Update – Criminal Record Set Aside, Expungement or Seal
Beginning in January 2023, a new Arizona law will allow eligible convictions and criminal records to be sealed. Sealed records will be hidden from public view but still accessible to criminal justice agencies and certain employers for sensitive positions.
5 Tips Picking the Best Family Law Attorney – Why Choose CHM
Choosing the best family law attorney to represent you can make a difference in the outcome of your case while also helping you through the emotional process. Read our 5 Tips to picking the best family law attorney for your case.
6 Tips What to Do if Stopped for DUI
Here’s your step-by-step guide if you’re stopped for DUI to making it through that traffic stop, limiting the information the State can use against you, and protecting your rights. Quickly and Safely Stop Your Vehicle. What to Say and When to Keep Silent. What about the Field Sobriety Tests? Breath and Blood Tests. Your Miranda Rights and Police Interview / Questioning.
Arizona Self Defense Laws for Manslaughter Charges
According to Arizona laws, in short, the definition of manslaughter is when a person recklessly causes or is involved with, the death of another individual. The amount of prison time for manslaughter is significant under Arizona law. This is why it is important to have the best self defense lawyer representation for your manslaughter charges.
Arizona Reckless Child Endangerment Laws – Misdemeanor vs Felony
In Arizona, you can be charged with child endangerment for many different actions involving minors under the age of 18. This is a serious crime that carries severe penalties. If you are convicted of child endangerment, you could face a jail or prison sentence, stiff fines, and other penalties.
Arizona Divorced Parents Disagree over Vaccine for Children
Separated and divorced parents are struggling with issues concerning vaccinations, including how to handle child visitation with a parent who is unvaccinated and whether to agree to have their children vaccinated. The availability of the Covid vaccine under 5 has resulted in even more disagreements between parents who share custody but disagree about whether their children should be vaccinated.
Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm & Arizona Shannon’s Law
Unlawful discharge of a firearm is sometimes referred to as Arizona’s Shannon’s Law or simply Shannon’s Law. The name “Shannon’s Law” was settled upon after teenager Shannon Smith was struck with a stray bullet. She was in the backyard of her Phoenix home when the incident took place. Unfortunately, Shannon, who was just 14 years old at that time, was fatally struck by the stray bullet.
Legal Separation vs Divorce vs Annulment
There are three different ways to terminate a marriage in Arizona and the process for each is very similar, but the consequences are not, which is why a consultation with an experienced divorce lawyer is always recommended before you proceed. The three ways to end a marital community are Legal Separation, Divorce and Annulment. The same court has the authority to grant a legal separation, a divorce, or an annulment. If you’re considering a legal separation vs divorce or annulment you should get a consultation from an experienced divorce attorney. Call Colburn Hintze Maletta.
Arizona Brady List Used by Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorneys
Learn what is the Arizona Brady List and how it can assist your Phoenix defense attorney in winning your case and ultimately dropping all criminal charges against you.
A Guide to Establishing Paternity in Arizona
Establishing Paternity in Arizona is critical and mandatory in many areas of a divorce that involve children. A father has no enforceable parental rights concerning access without establishment. For this reason, it is crucial that you speak with CHM Law today.