Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Arizona Hit and Run Laws

Under ARS 28-662, Arizona hit and run law, leaving the scene of an accident if no one is injured is a misdemeanor. However, if the victim suffers death or injury, the charges may escalate to vehicular homicide, manslaughter, using a vehicle as an offensive, and other charges that apply. Quick take: Failure to help the … Read more

Arizona Sexting Laws

Arizona Sexting Laws

Quick take: Soliciting or luring a child with intent of sexual exploitation is a felony. Arizona state laws allows the exchange of sexually explicit pictures amongst consenting adults. If you receive sexually explicit content from a child, delete or report the image immediately. Teenagers convicted of sexting may be tried as adults if facing felony … Read more

Dog Bite Laws Arizona

Dog bite laws as they apply to the state of Arizona

Arizona dog bite laws dictate that if a dog bites a person when in public or when the victim is lawfully on private property, then the owner of the offending pooch is liable for damages suffered by the victim. This law applies regardless of the dog’s former viciousness or the owner’s knowledge of the dog’s … Read more

Arizona Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower laws in Arizona at the state level

A Summary of Arizona Whistleblower laws The state of Arizona has several laws that are designed to protect whistleblowers. However, the employment-at-will doctrine is still practiced; this means employees can be fired at will unless the reason for dismissal is against a statute, contract, or constitutional provision. The Arizona legislature passed the Arizona Employment Protection … Read more

Arizona Child Support Laws

Arizona child support guidelines are special in that they prioritize the “best interest of the child” at every step of a paternity or divorce proceeding. Similarly, alimony is substituted with “spousal maintenance” in the state. What is the significance of this? And what does it mean for your kids? Today we explore Arizona’s spousal maintenance … Read more

Arizona Lemon Law

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Arizona Lemon Laws Summary Arizona’s lemon laws state that if the buyer of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after four valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty vehicle. This law … Read more

Arizona Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations AZ- Summary Arizona’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Arizona Recording Laws

Find Local Arizona Recording Laws

Arizona Recording Law Summary: Is Arizona a One Party Consent State? Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 13-3001 Arizona recording law stipulates that it is a one party consent state. In Arizona it is a criminal offense to use any device to record communications whether it’s wire, oral or electronic without the consent of at least one person taking part in … Read more