Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

Does an Expired Driver’s License Affect My Claim?

Driving with an expired driver’s license is a common mistake in Arizona. As a driver, you may not think an expired license is big deal, or you may not realize your driver’s license is past its expiration date. Driver’s licenses in Arizona don’t expire until the driver is 65 years old. If you get into… read more

Appeals Process in Arizona

If you believe there has been a mistake during the court process that led to a judgment you do not agree with as a criminal defendant in Arizona, your criminal defense attorney can help you file an appeal. An appeal has the power to reverse the trial court’s decision or grant you a new trial…. read more

Commercial Driver’s License Disqualification in Arizona

Holding a commercial driver’s license (CDL) in Arizona is a big responsibility. CDL holders must obey stricter laws compared to other drivers, as they are in control of larger, heavier and more dangerous vehicles. A commercial driver could have his or her license disqualified in Arizona for violating any of these laws or regulations. When… read more

Special Ignition Interlock Restricted Driver License in Arizona

If you are convicted of a driving under the influence (DUI) offense or related violation in Arizona, you may be eligible for a special ignition interlock restricted driver license (SIIRDL). This is a driver’s license with specific restrictions given alongside an ignition interlock device. A SIIRDL can restore your driving privileges, with restrictions, during a… read more

Arizona Lane Change Laws

Unsafe lane changes are one of the most common causes of auto accidents in Arizona. All drivers have a legal responsibility to change lanes in a manner that is reasonable, safe and in accordance with relevant state laws. Failure to do so, resulting in a car accident, is negligence. Learn Arizona’s laws about lane changes,… read more

Illegal Distribution of Prescription Drugs in Arizona

When most people think about drugs – especially in conjunction with criminal law – they picture illicit substances such as cocaine and heroin. Under state law, however, prescription drugs can also be involved in drug crimes. Some of the most common illegal drugs are available at the pharmacy. It is against the law to obtain,… read more