Is Wiretapping Illegal in Arizona?

You may have seen it in movies where the police listen in on the conversation between two people for the purpose of finding out more information. Usually, they obtain permission from one party to do so. This is called wiretapping. 

One-Party Consent

Arizona has a wiretapping law, which only requires one-party consent....

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What Is Felony Murder?

When you make a choice you are also responsible for the consequences of those actions – regardless of your real intention. While the crime of murder requires malice aforethought, Arizona’s felony murder rule holds individuals accountable for first-degree murder if they commit any one of a list of felonies, and if during...

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DUI Plea Negotiation

How do I negotiate for a favorable DUI sentence?

Depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest, it may be wise to consider pleading guilty to your DUI charge in exchange for a reduced sentence. A plea negotiation involves an agreement between you and the prosecution. You will agree to plead guilty or no...

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Can I Refuse Field Sobriety Testing?

Are there any penalties if I refuse field sobriety testing?

If you have been pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in the state of Arizona, you will likely be asked to complete some roadside tests. Roadside sobriety tests are known as Field Sobriety Tests or FSTs. There are three main tests...

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Alcohol and car keys, signifying DUI offenses.

Repeat DUI Offenses in Arizona

What are the penalties for repeat DUI offenses?

In the state of Arizona, DUI penalties are stiff and carry some lasting implications. Even first-time offenders may be shocked by the potential for jail time and tremendous fines and fees.  Repeat DUI offenders in the state are treated quite severely. A repeat DUI offender...

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