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What You Need to Know About the TASC Drug Diversion Program in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

There has been a lot of discussion about the best way to deal with non-violent drug offenders, with most people on both sides of the political aisle preferring drug diversion programs that enable recovery rather than jail time. TASC stands for Treatment Assessment Screening Center, and it has a stunning 73% success rate in curtailing criminal…

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What Is the Difference Between an Attorney and a Lawyer In Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

It is not uncommon to hear these two words used interchangeably in both everyday conversation and in the news. And most of the time, it doesn’t cause confusion. Most people understand the meaning behind the words without getting caught up in the technicalities. However, there are differences between the two, and it may help to…

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What To Do After a DUI Arrest

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a significant contributing factor to the number of car crashes in the state of Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, 4,923 alcohol-related collisions took place in 2016. There are certain things a person can expect after a DUI arrest. You have a right to stay silent and not…

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What is a criminal appeal?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

When a Mesa resident is arrested for the alleged commission of a crime there are a few different ways that their legal matter may move forward. If the prosecutor on their case decides that there is not any evidence connecting them to the matter then they may be released from their charges. If the prosecutor…

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Getting a License Back After a DUI Revocation

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

One of the penalties that drivers in Arizona may face if they are convicted of a drunk driving crime is the loss of their driving privileges. A driver’s license may be suspended or revoked, leaving them without the right to get behind the wheel of a car and drive where they please. However, it is…

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Police can arrest a driver with a BAC lower than 0.08

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

In most states, the legal limit of the amount of alcohol people can have in their systems when driving a car is 0.08. Numerous organizations lobbied the government to lower the limit over the years, and many groups continue to believe that legally lowering the limit more will further reduce the number of alcohol-related car crashes. However, even…

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Appealing a felony conviction

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

A felony conviction may be a devastating blow after the months you spent preparing for and going through your criminal trial. However, in Arizona, you can appeal the decision. The appellate court’s review of your trial is not a second trial. Instead, it is a panel of judges reading your brief, listening to your attorney’s oral…

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Can You Get a DUI on a Bike in Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense. Police are constantly on the lookout for any intoxicated drivers, especially during holidays. During the most recent Fourth of July holiday, Arizona police arrested 289 individuals for operating vehicles while inebriated. After a night of drinking, there are many ways to get around a city without operating…

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Ways people make a DUI arrest harder than it needs to be

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Arizona police have really cracked down on drunk drivers in recent years. In 2017, police made over 93,000 more traffic stops than in the previous year. However, the actual number of arrests only increased slightly, which suggests many Arizona residents avoid getting behind the wheel after a night of drinking. Unfortunately, many people make the situation more difficult…

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Is your DUI the result of a false positive on a testing device?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

If you have a DUI charge pending against you, you may feel like there is nothing you can do to avoid a conviction. Many people in the Mesa area, like you, find themselves in similar situations. Up until now, you probably never thought you could end up with criminal charges for driving while under the…

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