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Arizona’s Romeo & Juliet Law

January 10, 2024

Arizona law is clear when it comes to sexual conduct with a minor: it is a crime to engage in sexual activity with someone who is under the age of consent (18 years old). However, the Romeo and Juliet Law provides an exception to this rule in circumstances where there is a small age difference

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What Is a Sex Crime in Arizona?

January 8, 2024

Arizona lawmakers punish sex crimes harshly. Criminal consequences for a sex crime conviction are severe and can include life imprisonment. These crimes also come with a variety of social, employment and financial consequences. Sex crimes encompass a range of offenses that relate to sexual conduct and activity.   Unfortunately, individuals can be accused and convicted of

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Arizona’s Age of Consent Law

December 12, 2023

Understanding Arizona’s age of consent laws can protect an individual from being accused of a serious sex crime such as statutory rape. Sex crimes involving underage individuals are penalized harshly in Arizona, with consequences that may include life in prison. It is critical to understand the age of consent, as well as potential exceptions to

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Arizona Extradition Laws

November 9, 2023

Arizona Criminal Laws: Extradition Laws Extradition is something we watch on the news all the time. Famous extradition cases involved various personalities such as Joaquin Guzman, aka El Chapo, considered to be the most powerful drug trafficker in the world, extradited from Mexico to the U.S.  Another is Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency

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Criminal Charges and Your Professional License in Arizona

November 9, 2023

Administrative Actions Against Your Professional License in Arizona Just being charged with a crime in Arizona can trigger a tsunami of collateral consequences including suspension or revocation of your professional license or other administrative actions affecting your professional license. When so much is on the line, responding to or defending yourself against an administrative action

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