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How to Determine if You have a Personal Injury Case

How to determine if you have a personal injury case

If you have been injured because of the actions or negligence of another person here in Flagstaff, Arizona, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation. However, in order to determine what type of personal injury case you have and whether or not a personal injury lawyer could help, it is essential to understand a few critical things about personal injury law. The fact is, there are many different types of personal injury cases, and each one has its own set of requirements for a successful claim.

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What to do After a Hit and Run Accident

What to do After a Hit and Run Accident

Hit-and-run accidents are treated seriously under Arizona law. Leaving the scene of an accident can lead to serious fines, having your license suspended, and even jail time. So, if you’re involved in an accident in Flagstaff, Arizona, or anywhere else in the state, it’s important to understand the law so you know what to do in a hit-and-run accident (and what you definitely shouldn’t do). 

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Arizona Criminal Sentencing Guidelines

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Criminal sentencing guidelines exist at both the federal and state levels. Arizona criminal sentencing follows a mandatory sentencing structure. This means that if you are convicted of a criminal offense in Flagstaff, Arizona, or elsewhere in the state, the judge will deliver a sentence that falls within a certain range that incorporates various predetermined factors.  

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Child Custody Battles in Arizona – A Complete Guide

Child Custody Battles in Arizona - A Complete Guide

Child custody laws in Arizona are similar to those across the country. In Flagstaff, Arizona, establishing a child custody agreement can take anywhere from several months up to a year (or longer). The details of each child custody case will determine how long it takes to establish a custody agreement. One of the most significant factors that will influence the time it takes to reach an agreement is the ability and willingness of each parent to work together.

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8 Common Arizona DUI Myths Debunked

DUI Myths

Even when spouses amicably decide to separate, divorce is an often difficult time for all involved. No matter the circumstances surrounding your divorce, you’re likely to have many questions and wonder what to expect from the divorce process.

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Divorce Process in Arizona – What to expect

Even when spouses amicably decide to separate, divorce is an often difficult time for all involved. No matter the circumstances surrounding your divorce, you’re likely to have many questions and wonder what to expect from the divorce process.

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Ignition Interlock Device – What is it and how does it affect your daily life?

Flagstaff Arizona Ignition Interlock Device

If you are like the vast majority of people in Arizona, you depend on your car for transportation to work, picking up your kids, running errands, traveling to enjoy the great Arizona outdoors on the weekends, and other basic necessities in your life. If you find yourself charged with a DUI, one of the many punishments the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division and/or courts can order is an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle. To sum it up, it’s a major inconvenience, drain on your wallet, and is often embarrassing for people because it is a constant visible reminder of the mistake of driving under the influence.

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When do you Need to Hire a Lawyer?

When to hire a Lawyer

Do you need a lawyer for that? If you have to ask, the answer is most likely: yes! Knowing when to hire a lawyer is difficult for many people to figure out. While you can represent yourself in some minor legal matters, most legal matters require effective representation which will truly only come with the assistance of a lawyer. Even experienced lawyers will hire another lawyer to represent them for their personal legal troubles.

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What To Do If You Are Arrested In Coconino County

What To Do If You Are Arrested In Coconino County

Arrested – what now? Losing your liberty (even briefly) is one of the most stressful, uncomfortable, embarrassing, helpless, frightening, and life-altering experiences a person can go through. It impacts you, your family, your friendships, and your job. The best course of action is to be law abiding of course, but mistakes and misunderstandings happen. Most of us take a government class in middle or high school, but other than maybe being able to recite the three branches of government and some constitutional rights, like the right to free speech, most people do not know what their rights are when they are arrested. So here’s our guide on what to do if you are arrested in Coconino County (know your rights).

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Other (Surprising) Ways you can get a DUI in Flagstaff, AZ

Other (Surprising) Ways you can get a DUI in Flagstaff, AZ

Arizona’s driving under the influence (DUI) laws prohibit people from operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs to the slightest degree, but what does that actually mean? As with all areas of law, it all comes down to how words are defined in our laws and how the courts interpret them. Previously we have discussed what “operating” means – driving down the road or in “actual physical control” of a motor vehicle and what the penalties are for the tiers of DUI charges, but what is a motor vehicle? The answer may surprise you! Here are other (surprising) ways you can get a DUI in Flagstaff, AZ!

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