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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…

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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…

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What is the Difference Between Setting Aside a Case vs Dismissing a Case in Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

The legal world is filled with nuances and seeming contradictions. Each state has its own set of laws, which may be the same as other states, similar, or different. Legal terms can also be even more baffling when used by the media or entertainment industry. In this article, we will compare the difference between setting…

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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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Know Immigration Consequences Before Taking a Plea

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Anyone who has ever faced criminal charges knows how stressful they can be. Navigating the American justice system can be both confusing and frightening. Often, criminal defendants elect to negotiate a plea deal with prosecutors. While judges must ultimately approve any agreement made, prosecutors and defendants typically enjoy wide latitude to negotiate charges, penalties, and…

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New Arizona Controlled Substance Law Goes into Effect in 2020

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

A June 11, 2019 indictment in Arizona charged 11 people with prescription fraud, accusing them of allegedly stealing the identities of health care workers to write fake prescriptions. The investigation started in 2018 and ended with the state’s Attorney General’s Office identifying 36 separate transactions involving fraudulent prescriptions for opioids. Currently, under Arizona state law,…

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The Factors Involved in Sexual Assault

By The Nolan Law Firm | Mar 4, 2020

Any sexual activity that is not agreed to by one of the involved parties is a sexual assault. These activities can include unwanted touching, taking explicit photos without permission, or forced kissing. It can also include more serious assaults like rape. Residents of Arizona need to understand that sexual assault can happen to a member…

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Report: Phoenix Cop has History of Arresting Sober Drivers for DUI

By The Nolan Law Firm | Dec 18, 2019

Because so much of television news is fluff, it is a pleasure to point out a recent investigative report by Phoenix’s KNXV-TV. The ABC affiliate recently aired a report on Phoenix police officer David Morris, a certified drug recognition expert. About the Investigative Report According to the report, Morris’s expertise is in some doubt after…

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Drug Possession and Trafficking Laws in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2019

If you receive a drug possession conviction in Arizona, the state may impose felony-level penalties. The exact consequences for this crime vary by the circumstances of your case, including any history of prior convictions, the type and amount of substance, and whether evidence exists to support the intent to distribute the substance. Before facing drug…

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What is Indecent Exposure?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Oct 13, 2018

As a rule, social convention has made it commonplace for Americans to ensure that they are fully dressed when they walk out of their homes. Stated differently, Mesa residents generally do not go out in public naked or without articles of clothing on that hide from view their private body parts. This is because doing…

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