How Prior Convictions Affect Sentencing Ranges
May 10, 2021
One of the first things a smart and experienced defense attorney will need to determine in order to advise you in your case is how much custody time you are facing. Do not take this to mean that they are preparing for you to go to jail. The reason this...
Proposition 207 is Approved, Legalizing Marijuana in Arizona
January 11, 2021
In a landmark initiative, Arizonans voted “yes” on Proposition 207, legalizing marijuana possession, use, and cultivation, with certain exceptions. Approximately 60% of voters voted for the measure, and the Arizona Secretary of State has officially certified the ballots to bring it into law. Medicinal marijuana was already legalized in the...
3 Myths About DUI Charges in Arizona
August 14, 2020
Thanks to viral videos, urban legends, and Hollywood’s imagination, myths regarding DUI charges abound. Unfortunately for those who actually find themselves on the wrong side of the law, falling for any such myths could prove disastrous to their defense. If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence, don’t jeopardize...
DUI Defense Attorney Awarded Certificate of Training in DUI Detection
July 31, 2020
The attorneys at Grand Canyon Law Group are knowledgeable in the tools used by law enforcement and prosecutors to enforce DUI charges in Scottsdale and across Arizona. The experienced DUI defense attorney David Lish completed the training of the DUI Detection and SFST (Standardized Field Sobriety Test) Program. The program...
10 Essential Questions When Choosing A Domestic Violence Lawyer in Arizona
June 8, 2020
Being accused of and arrested for domestic violence is not just devastating, it can also be stressful when you must prove your innocence. In the state of Arizona, domestic violence can be defined in a number of ways, and the associated charges can carry with them hefty fines, time in jail,...
Why Should I Hire a Domestic Violence Lawyer in Arizona?
June 8, 2020
Domestic violence affects people from all walks of life. In fact, it is estimated that one in four women and one in seven men have been the victim of domestic violence. In Arizona alone, arrests for aggravated acts of domestic violence increased by over 80% between 2001 and 2010. When...
How Coronavirus (COVID-19) is Affecting the Arizona Courts and Legal System
June 8, 2020
Cities and legal systems all over the country have modified their usual operating procedures in light of the pandemic now affecting all 50 states. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, all states have encouraged citizens to maintain safe distances from others--even during legal proceedings. ATTENTION THE SITUATION AND POLICIES ARE...