If you are facing criminal charges, you do not have to face them alone. The Talcott Law Firm is committed to providing quality criminal defense in the Phoenix area and Maricopa County. We have handled hundreds of criminal cases in Maricopa County Superior Court, Maricopa County Justice Courts, and city courts, including, but not limited to:
Depending on your criminal history, possession of drugs in Arizona can come with significant fines, classes, jail or prison, and a criminal conviction. Even less serious offenses like Possession of Marijuana are felonies in Arizona. A number of factors impact the outcome of your case: criminal history, quantity of the drug, type of drug, and purpose of the drug (whether for personal use or distribution and/or sale).
Domestic violence charges can be confusing because often times no violence occurred. Domestic violence is an allegation that is attached to the original offense, such as Interfering with Judicial Proceedings, Disorderly Conduct, and Assault. The domestic violence allegation is charged if the nature of the relationship with the alleged victim falls within the definition in the Arizona Revised Statutes.
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Criminal traffic offenses can have severe consequences, including but not limited to jail time, fines and fees, license revocation, license suspension, points on your license, and increased insurance rates. We handle matters such as reckless driving, aggressive driving, driving on a suspended license, criminal speeding, and more.
Arizona has some of the harshest DUI laws in the country. There is zero tolerance for driving impaired. Arizona makes it illegal to drive if impaired to the slightest degree. A DUI conviction can require jail time, drug and alcohol counseling, fines and fees, license suspension, ignition interlock, probation, community service, restitution, and increased insurance premiums.
Class 1 misdemeanors are punishable by up to a maximum of 6 months of jail, a $2,500 fine plus surcharge, and up to 3 years of probation.
Class 2 misdemeanors are punishable by up to a maximum of 4 months of jail, a $750 fine plus surcharge, and up to 2 years of probation.
Class 3 misdemeanors are punishable by up to a maximum of 30 days in jail, a $500 fine plus surcharge, and up to 12 months of probation.
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Misdemeanor assault is committed in Arizona when a person intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes any physical injury to another person, intentionally places another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury, or knowingly touches another person with the intent to injure, insult or provoke such person. Assault can be a domestic violence offense depending on the nature of the relationship with the victim.
Theft is generally defined as knowingly taking property of another, without permission, with intent to deprive the person of such property. Shoplifting is a type of theft. The severity of shoplifting charges vary from a misdemeanor to felonies, depending on the specific facts of the case and prior convictions. Shoplifting has both criminal penalties and civil penalties, where the victim harmed can recover civil damages.