Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

Prop 207: Expunging Marijuana Convictions in Arizona

Recreational marijuana is now legal in the State of Arizona, after the passing of Proposition 207 in November 2020. This was a history-making law for Arizona that decriminalized the use of cannabis – with certain restrictions – for people 21 and over. Prop 207 also changed things for anyone with pending marijuana possession charges, as… read more

My Child Was Arrested, Now What?

Learning that your child has been arrested is a phone call that no parent wants to receive. If you find yourself in this position, it is critical to understand how to react and what to do next. Taking the wrong steps or giving the wrong advice to your child could have a significant impact on… read more

Marijuana Cultivation and Distribution Laws in Arizona

Marijuana laws are confusing and constantly changing throughout the U.S. Arizona is one of several states that recently changed its marijuana laws. It legalized the cultivation, purchase, possession and use of recreational marijuana in November 2020. Here is an updated explanation of all of Arizona’s current marijuana cultivation and distribution laws. If you are facing… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Probation in Arizona

If you are convicted of a crime in Arizona, probation may be part of your criminal sentence. Probation is generally available for defendants who are convicted of non-dangerous crimes. Learn more about what probation is, what to expect from a probationary period and how an attorney can help. What Is Probation? Probation is a potential… read more

Can You Seal Your Arizona Juvenile Records?

Many people make mistakes that they regret – especially when they’re young. If you are someone who has juvenile criminal records from an offense or conviction that happened when you were a minor, you may be able to get a fresh start by sealing those records. Sealing your records can help you get a job… read more

How Can Medical Malpractice Result in a Spinal Cord Injury?

Medical malpractice is a serious form of negligence that takes place in many hospitals and health care centers throughout Arizona. Negligence means to use less than the legally required or reasonable amount of care when doing something, resulting in injury to others. If a doctor, surgeon or another health care practitioner negligently falls short of… read more

How Can a Lawyer Help a Brain Injury Victim?

A brain injury can impact many different aspects of your life, from your ability to enjoy daily activities to the jobs that you are able to perform. Although no amount of money can make up for a serious brain injury, filing a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party can deliver justice and closure by… read more

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is a complex part of the body that is responsible for movement, feeling, and function. It sends and receives messages from the brain to the body, controlling motor, autonomic and sensory functions. Any type of spinal cord injury can have devastating consequences for a victim. It may or may not be possible… read more

How Could a TBI Impact Your Life?

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is a serious type of injury that may occur in a car accident, motorcycle accident, bicycle accident, fall or another type of incident. Any level of TBI, mild to severe, can have major symptoms that impact various aspects of a victim’s life. If you’ve been diagnosed with a brain… read more

Legal Basis of Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

If you suffer a spinal cord injury in an accident in Arizona, you may be able to file a lawsuit in pursuit of financial compensation for your related losses. To have a lawsuit, you must prove your case based on the appropriate legal doctrine. The legal basis for your case could be negligence, breach of… read more