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In addition to the stressful experience of a car accident, victims often suffer severe injuries and substantial property damage. Understanding the actions to take after an accident can protect your right to compensation when someone else is at fault.
A car accident claim is an official request by the injury victim demanding compensation from an insurer for accident-related losses.
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Domestic violence is a serious offense that can carry considerable legal consequences for defendants. In Arizona, these crimes can be classified as either misdemeanors or felonies. The classification depends on a range of factors connected to the specifics of the case and the person being charged.
Understanding when domestic violence is charged as a misdemeanor versus a felony and being aware of the potential penalties and legal defenses is critical so you can take the appropriate steps forward.
Understanding Domestic Violence in Arizona
Domestic violence in Arizona encompasses a broad spectrum of criminal conduct when committed against specific
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In your pursuit of recovery from a physical injury, you can obtain compensation for various damages, including pain and suffering. Even so, many injured victims don’t understand how pain and suffering damages work or how to calculate their potential compensation amount.
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A charge of super extreme DUI is the most serious non-felony DUI charge you can face in Arizona and can have life-altering consequences for you that go beyond time spent in jail or financial penalties.

Here we explain what a super extreme DUI is under Arizona law, what makes it different from other kinds of DUI offenses, the kinds of penalties you can face from a DUI conviction, and some of the defenses that may be available to you if you are accused of super extreme DUI.

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Arizona laws cover a wide range of potential crimes and subsequent punishments. Crimes can vary in severity and are considered either felonies or misdemeanors. Within each of these two main categories, further subcategories exist. Here, we will discuss what a Class 5 felony crime in Arizona is.

No matter what level of crime you might be charged with in Arizona, having a criminal defense attorney like the one you will find at the AZ Defenders law firm can help you understand the charges and your legal rights to defend yourself. To speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, call our
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Crosswalk accidents can be devastating, resulting in severe injuries or even fatalities. When a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle, the consequences can be life-altering for both the victim and their loved ones. Always know your rights if you were hit in a crosswalk.
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DUI is a serious legal matter that puts lives at risk and has major legal penalties. One critical aspect of DUI cases is the role of treatment programs, which are often mandated as part of the legal process. These programs aim to address underlying issues, promote rehabilitation, and reduce the risk of repeated situations.
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In Arizona, the penalties for committing sexual exploitation of a minor are some of the toughest in the nation. Laws surrounding these crimes are aggressively enforced by states, county, and local law enforcement agencies.

Of course, they are not the only agencies involved in sexual exploitation law enforcement. When child pornography is accessed online, federal child pornography laws come into play.

If you are facing Arizona or federal criminal charges involving child pornography, contact the AZ Defenders law offices immediately. Our Phoenix child pornography attorneys pride themselves on finding weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Call us at (480) 248-7666 for
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If you Get Arrested, Remain Silent
The first and most crucial step if you get arrested is to remain silent. Do not talk,
especially to the police. It is a common misconception that talking can get you out of an
arrest, but once the decision to arrest has been made, the police will let the courts figure
it out. Your time to speak will come later, through your attorney during the court
process. So, remember, don’t say anything.
If you Get Arrested, Ask for Your Attorney
Ensure you have the number of your attorney ready. Call your attorney as soon
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Many people believe that assault accusations are not as serious if they stem from a domestic dispute. However, this is not the case, as the law takes violence against family or household members very seriously. 
If you are accused of domestic violence in Arizona, is it a misdemeanor or felony?
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When you’re driving down the highway and see a truck weigh station ahead, you might wonder what exactly they are for and why they are needed. Truck weigh stations play a vital role in ensuring road safety and preventing accidents caused by overweight trucks. 
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A broadside collision, also known as a side-impact or T-bone collision, occurs when the front of one vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle. These types of accidents can be incredibly dangerous and often result in serious injuries or even fatalities. 
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Driving under the influence, or DUI, is a crime that is taken very seriously in Arizona. The penalties for a DUI conviction can have a dramatic effect on an individual’s life. The courts will consider various factors when sentencing to ensure a fair and appropriate punishment, including the circumstances surrounding the case and the defendant’s criminal history. 
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