What To Do if You Have a Suspended License
April 7, 2023
When your driver's license is suspended, it can be a frustrating and difficult situation. The inability to drive can impact nearly every aspect of your life, from getting to work or school to running simple errands. While there are several reasons why a license may be suspended, one of the...
How Arizona Defines Disorderly Conduct Under ARS 13-2904
April 3, 2023
Arizona Revised Statute § 13-2904 defines disorderly conduct as behavior disruptive to the peace of another individual or a neighborhood. The statute can consider a wide range of behaviors because the law was written to cover broad elements. If you have been charged with disorderly conduct, contact an attorney immediately...
Penalties for a First and Second DUI Under ARS 28-1381
March 30, 2023
In the state of Arizona, the primary DUI statute is called ARS 28-1381. It states that it is illegal for a person to drive or be in control of a vehicle under four different circumstances. The most common scenario for a DUI is when a driver is accused of being...
Consequences of Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Charges Under ARS 13–3601
March 30, 2023
Domestic abuse is a serious allegation, and those accused may not know the severity of the consequences. ARS 13-3601 is an Arizona statute that defines domestic violence offenses and outlines the possible penalties. A violation under this law can be considered a misdemeanor with various consequences. Definition of Domestic Violence...
The Importance of 0.08%
March 20, 2023
For some people, 0.08 may have little to no meaning. For law enforcement, that number is crucial to determining the consequences for someone accused of DUI. According to the U.S. federal government, you are considered legally impaired when your blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08% or higher. While that might...
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,...