Generally, Criminal Damage includes reckless: Damage to property of another person or business Tampering or damaging the property of a utility Graffiti Amount of Damage Next, the level of offense depends on the amount of damage. This is determined by repair or replacement costs: $250 or less is a class 2 misdemeanor $250-$999.99 is a class […]
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Under Arizona law, it is a class 4 felony offense to possess or use Dangerous Drugs. What are Dangerous Drugs? Common Dangerous Drugs include methamphetamine, amphetamine, and various prescription drugs. Common Punishments These cases usually results in probation as a punishment. But, if it is your first criminal offense, the TASC Diversion Program may be available. However, […]
First-time drug offenders are typically eligible to participate in a an adult diversion program, known as TASC. If you successfully complete the program you earn a full dismissal of the charges. Failing to comply with the fee and other requirements will result in your dismissal from the program and a reinstatement of prosecution. Who Qualifies for […]
Possession in Arizona can be actual or constructive. Depending on the type involved in your case, you could have several defense to your drug charges. Actual Possession Generally, this means the controlled substance is somewhere on your person, like in your pocket. These cases offer fewer defenses. So, it is important you seek the help of aggressive […]
Under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), qualified patients, registered with the Arizona Department of Health Services, may use and possess a limited amount of marijuana. To qualify, you must be diagnosed and certified by a doctor and issued a Registry ID Card. Limitations of Medical Marijuana Even if you are a qualified patient, there are […]
Under Arizona law, Marijuana Possession is a class 6 felony. While many states have legalized marijuana, Arizona still aggressively prosecutes. Common Punishments Possession of Marijuana charges usually results in probation. But, if this is your first criminal offense, you may be eligible for the TASC Diversion Program. However, if you have several prior felony convictions, you could be facing […]