Flagstaff Criminal Defense Attorneys Provide Highly-Skilled Legal Representation
Criminal charges dramatically alter your life. You could face years in prison, fines you cannot afford, and the stigma of being arrested and going to trial. Flagstaff courts, like the Coconino County Superior Court and Flagstaff Justice Court, take a hard line toward people charged with misdemeanors and felonies.
A skilled Flagstaff criminal attorney can help you make sense of the justice process, advocating for you during police interrogations, filing the proper motions to defend you before the trial, and crafting a defense that considers all the facts of your case.
Don’t underestimate the severity of your situation. Many charges carry penalties beyond jail time and fines, such as revocation of a driver’s license or deportation.
Flagstaff Criminal Charges Our Law Firm Handles
Arizona Revised Statutes 28-1381 covers charges and penalties. We handle:
- First-time DUI
- Second-time DUI
- Extreme and super extreme DUI
- Aggravated DUI
- DUI drugs
- Restricted license
- DUI stops and arrest checkpoints
- Underage DUI
- Boating DUI
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs may be a misdemeanor or a felony.
Some of the vehicular charges we defend against include:
- Leaving the scene of the accident
- Unlawful flight from police
- Failure to comply with police
- Vehicular endangerment
- Vehicular aggravated assault
- Vehicular manslaughter
- Vehicular negligent homicide
Arizona Revised Statutes, Chapter 5, covers vehicular crime felonies and misdemeanors.
We can help with these traffic ticket cases:
- Aggressive driving
- Reckless driving
- Racing and exhibition of speed
- Excessive and criminal speeding
- Suspended license
- Failure to stop or yield
- Interference with a traffic control device
A traffic ticket defense lawyer may be able to negotiate a lesser penalty.
Cases we handle include:
- Aggravated assault
- Domestic violence
- Disorderly conduct
- Child endangerment
- Resisting arrest
- Second-degree murder
- Negligent homicide
Arizona Revised Statutes 13-901.03 covers violent crimes, which are almost always felony charges, meaning jail time.
Arizona Revised Statutes, Chapter 23, defines a broad range of fraud-related white-collar crimes. Some of the white-collar charges we defend clients against include:
Whether you're charged with a felony depends on the value of the fraud.
Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 13, Chapters 15, 18, and 19, cover burglary, theft, and robbery crimes. Cases we handle include:
The seriousness of your charge depends on the property value and whether the crime was aggravated.
Whether you're charged with a misdemeanor or felony and which class depends on the value of the damaged property. Common cases include:
- Criminal trespass
- Trafficking in stolen property
- Criminal damage
Property damage crime in Arizona is defined as reckless defacing or damaging of another party’s property.
Arizona Revised Statutes sections 13-1508 and 13-1704 consider conspiracy as a person’s intent to aid or promote the commission of a crime. This can include agreeing that another person will commit a crime on their behalf or committing an overt act that aids in the commission of the crime.
Perjury is a Class 4 felony in Arizona and is defined as knowingly making a false sworn statement (under oath) regarding a material issue or criminal case. Perjury can also be committed through certification, declaration, or verification of a statement, knowing the certification to be false.
Drug crimes charges we handle include:
- Drug possession or use
- Drug manufacturing and cultivation
- Drug possession for sale
- Drug trafficking and transportation
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
Drug crimes range from misdemeanor simple possession to felony drug trafficking and manufacturing of an illicit substance.
If you're on probation as part of your criminal sentence, violating the terms of probation often means it’s revoked, and you finish the remainder of your sentence in prison or jail. Some people may unwittingly violate their probation; a Flagstaff criminal lawyer can help justify your violation.
Juvenile offenders are treated differently than adults, both in terms of sentencing and whether the charge stays on their permanent record. Skilled Flagstaff criminal defense lawyers can help prevent a youthful misjudgment from haunting your child for the rest of their life.
Gun crimes in Arizona encompass crimes in which a firearm is used or unlawful possession of a firearm. It also includes how a firearm is transported (concealed carry or open carry) and where it is taken (it’s a crime to bring a firearm to a school, for example).
A person who encourages, requests, or commands another to engage in a specific action that constitutes a misdemeanor or felony is considered soliciting the misdemeanor or felony. The level of charge depends on what crime is solicited; i.e., felony solicitation is soliciting another party to engage in a felony.
If you are out of jail on bond, the terms of your release include appearing in any court actions, like a hearing or your trial. If you fail to appear for a scheduled court date, a warrant is issued for your arrest, and your bond will likely be revoked.
Expungement is the legal method of removing a crime from your permanent criminal record, placing you at the status you were before being charged with the crime and reinstating your legal rights. Some criminal matters in Arizona cannot be expunged, like certain sexual or violent offenses and some gun crimes.
Schedule a Consultation with Flagstaff Criminal Defense Lawyers
Don’t risk your future; if facing criminal charges in northern Arizona and anywhere in Coconino County, schedule a consultation with our Flagstaff criminal defense attorneys today.
Criminal Law Firm in Flagstaff, AZ, with Extensive Experience & Proven Results
Experience matters and the legal team at Brandon White Law delivers. When you need an attorney to file a criminal complaint in Flagstaff, Arizona, contact us. We know the state’s criminal statutes very well; our years of experience litigating in northern Arizona courts give us an edge over a run-of-the-mill defense lawyer.
When you work with us, you benefit from:
- A defense that considers your unique situation;
- A tenacious negotiator to reduce your felony charges;
- A fierce criminal defense before a jury.
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How much does a criminal lawyer cost in Flagstaff, Arizona?
Each criminal defense firm in Flagstaff, AZ, sets its own legal fees, usually by the hour. However Firm is different, we want to be transparent and fair with our pricing so we stick to a flat fee per case.
If you’re considering representing yourself, remember that one mistake on your part could cost you your freedom and entire future. It may be worth it to hire a criminal defense lawyer to help.