How Do I Restore My Rights in Arizona?
Restoration of rights after a felony charge can be a timely processes or it can be automatic. So, after you’ve done your time, when will you get all of your rights back? Once a person completes their sentence, whether it be probation or imprisonment, they have the opportunity to clean up their criminal record. This… Read more
Can I Terminate My Probation?
Probation is a common sentence for those convicted of crimes in Arizona. According to court records, there around 40,000 people on probation in the state. Many people on probation hope to reduce or terminate their sentence, but there are many requirements and steps that need to be done in order to make that happen. Petitioning the… Read more
What Can Happen if you Violate Your Probation Terms
If you have been convicted of a crime and placed on probation, it’s very important you obey the terms of the probation. If you do violate the terms of your probation, you could easily face fines, jail time, or further probation. However, a good criminal defense lawyer can help you in the courts to explain… Read more
What Can Change with a Modification of Probation?
Probation is one of the more common sentences that a judge can pass down to a plaintiff in court. The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) states that there were over 82,000 Arizonans on parole in 2015, and that number is likely to have gone up slightly. That means that a decent percentage of the population… Read more
Can I Change my Probation Terms?
There are some circumstances which lead people to want to change the terms of their probation. In order for this to happen, there must have been a change in circumstances or an unexpected situation arises that creates what a judge would consider a “good cause” to modify the current terms of their probation. Following the… Read more
Should I Call a Bondsman or an Attorney?
Most people who get arrested just want to get out of jail as quickly as possible. They usually end up calling the bondsman, posting bail and worrying about calling a lawyer later. But this isn’t always the best option and you can end up spending a lot more money this way. So why is it… Read more
What is the Process of Changing Probation Terms?
Many people on probation seek to change the terms of their sentence for a number of reasons. Usually they have a change in circumstance or an unexpected situation that arises that requires them to need to change the terms of their probation. You can get a judge to change the terms for a good cause,… Read more