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What You Should Know About Deferred Prosecution in Arizona

by Aaron M. Black • October, 22, 2020
Many defendants are offered a plea bargain or are given the opportunity to enter into a voluntary diversion program known as deferred prosecution. more...

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Ways to Post Bail in Arizona Criminal Cases

by Aaron M. Black • October, 12, 2020
Arizona and all other states have an important system that allows people who are charged with a crime to remain free while the case travels its way through the complex legal system, which can take months or even years before resolution. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 260  

I Received a Criminal Summons What Happens Now?

by Aaron M. Black • September, 23, 2020
This is the first time you will be in court standing before a judge. During this appearance you will be officially informed about the criminal allegations against you. You will also be advised of your right to have an attorney representing you or that one will be appointed for you. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 750  

You Can Be Charged with Drug Paraphernalia in Arizona

by Aaron Black • July, 17, 2020
Many tangible things related to the manufacture and use of drugs are defined in Arizona Revised Statute §13-3415(F)(2) as paraphernalia so a common kitchen spoon and even the kitchen sink can become paraphernalia tools for a Class 6 felony. more...

Posted in: Drug Possession  |   Views: 386  

The ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Defense for Teenagers’ Sex Crimes

by Aaron Black • June, 18, 2020
The age of consent to legally agree to engage in sexual activity in Arizona is 18, however, a legal exception is in place in Arizona to avoid a statutory rape conviction. more...

Posted in: Sex Crimes  |   Views: 577  

Think Your Case is Over If It’s ‘Dismissed’ by a Grand Jury in Phoenix? It’s not

by Aaron Black • June, 11, 2020
You may have seen online that your case was “dismissed” to the grand jury, that doesn’t mean your case is over. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 1021  

Knapp Counsel: Private Attorneys Team with Public Defenders in Phoenix, AZ

by Aaron Black • June, 04, 2020
Having a private attorney along with a public defender wasn’t possible until long after this double murder case first made headlines. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 1181  

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