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How to Dispose of Unused Medications

By The Nolan Law Firm | Jan 5, 2022

When a doctor prescribes you medication, it comes with certain responsibilities. The expectation is that you will use it only as directed, keep it away from unauthorized users, and properly dispose of any leftover portion. Prescriptions only remain in effect for limited amounts of time. Even if you initially got the medication from a doctor,…

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Roadside Drug Tests Are Unreliable

By The Nolan Law Firm | Dec 12, 2021

Though medical marijuana is legal in Arizona, driving while under the influence of drugs is not. As a result of evolving laws across the country, officers began implementing roadside tests for marijuana that are similar to the breathalyzer test for alcohol. The problem with these tests — as well as roadside tests that measure actual…

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The 3 Classifications of Assault in Arizona

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2021

Feelings of anger and revenge are a normal part of being human, but when you act upon those emotions, it may lead to breaking the law. One way is through assault, which is attempting or threatening to injure another person. You may not understand why you face criminal charges when you did not actually hurt…

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Aggravated Circumstances Can Elevate Sentencing of Rape Charges

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 2, 2021

Sexual assault and rape are serious criminal charges in Arizona. Any reader who is facing these significant violent crimes should contact a criminal defense attorney to discuss their legal options for preparing a case-specific defense strategy. This post will briefly introduce several factors that may elevate the sentencing of a rape or sexual assault conviction…

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3 Behaviors That Give Police Reason to Pull Motorists Over

By The Nolan Law Firm | Oct 12, 2021

There are numerous campaigns to warn people about the dangers of drinking and driving. Even so, the 2018 holiday season in Arizona saw an increase in DUI arrests compared to the same period in 2017. Even if individuals only have one alcoholic drink, they can still become impaired to the point where police can arrest them. Police can arrest…

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How to Get a Suspended License Reinstated

By The Nolan Law Firm | May 17, 2021

Living without driving privileges is possible, but it’s not always easy. Sure, you can use public transportation, bike, or call a ridesharing service, but often those options can be limiting. If you’re feeling frustrated about not having your license, it may be time to think about how you can get your driving privileges back. Depending…

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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 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…

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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…

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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…

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