The Nolan Law Firm


Consequences for Sex Crime Convictions in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | May 12, 2021

Sex offenders are defined under the law as individuals who have been convicted of one or more sex-related criminal offenses. Examples of crimes that can land a convicted person on a sex offender registry include sexual conduct involving a minor and sexual assault. Types of Sex Crimes The complete list and exact definition of sex crimes can…

Read More
Restraining Order

How to Fight a Restraining Order in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | May 3, 2021

An Order of Protection is an important legal tool that helps many people who are subject to abusive situations escape those situations and keep themselves, and sometimes their children protected against someone who is a threat. Unfortunately, not everyone who seeks an Order of Protection in Arizona actually needs one. Sometimes restraining orders are sought…

Read More
drug crimes

Defenses Against Drug Charges in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Apr 11, 2021

Drug charges of any kind can have a severe impact on a convicted person’s rights, future, and freedom. When consequences to these charges can last years, it pays to build a serious defense against the charges. Many states across the country are legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. While it seems as if a new…

Read More
Jury Trial

Gag Orders in a Criminal Case

By The Nolan Law Firm | Apr 3, 2021

Roger Stone’s federal trial and the judge’s consideration of a “gag order” brings up the interesting conflict between the right to free speech and the guarantee of a fair trial. Failure to protect trial rights in and out of the courtroom is one of the grounds for criminal appeals. What is a “Gag Order” in Court? A gag…

Read More
Riding a horse

Can You Get a DUI on a Horse in Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Apr 2, 2021

Arizona has strict DUI laws, including some obscure ones that can carry devastating legal and financial consequences. One question that equestrians in the state often want to know is if you can get a DUI on a horse in Arizona. Here’s an exposition of the state’s DUI laws and how they apply to intoxicated horse…

Read More
post-conviction relief

Post-Conviction Relief Process in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Feb 24, 2021

After facing a conviction, you are likely scrambling to challenge the ruling. In the state of Arizona, you have two basic means of doing this, one being an appeal and the other being post-conviction relief. It is the latter option we will discuss in-depth below: What is Post Conviction Relief Arizona? The post-conviction relief, also…

Read More
Drug test blank form

What Happens if you Fail a Drug Test on Probation?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Feb 18, 2021

Probation is no easy thing. It is much more than a slap on the wrist. There are very real rules you must follow in order to continue enjoying many of the privileges of freedom while also understanding the consequences for crimes you have committed in the past. What is Probation? The short answer to this…

Read More
beer with handcuffs

Arizona Misdemeanor DUI Charges

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

When you are charged with a DUI in Arizona, you need an aggressive DUI attorney who will defend you and your rights to make sure that you are treated fairly and within the guidelines of the law. Nolan Law is here for you 24/7 to protect you and your rights if or when you are…

Read More

SB1070: Know Your Rights

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

The recent United States Supreme Court issued its ruling on Arizona’s controversial immigration law known as SB1070. In a 5 to 3 decision the Supreme Court justices upheld one critical element of the bill while striking down several other parts. The High Court found that it was not a violation of any federal or civil…

Read More

What Are Your Appeal Rights and How Should They Be Used?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

An appeal is very different from a trial, which is just one reason that appellate courts are confusing to many. During an appeal, the attorneys are gathering information about whether or not a legal error occurred during the trial. It’s normally all done in writing, and almost never involves revisiting the facts of the case…

Read More