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Summer Boating in Arizona Means More OUI Charges and Convictions

Summertime in Arizona signals the busiest time of year for boating and watercraft recreation. But operating a boat, Jet Ski or other personal watercraft under the influence of alcohol or drugs will land you in a lot of hot water. Operating under the Influence charges stem from being in actual physical control of your motorized watercraft with impairment to the slightest degree or 0.08 percent blood alcohol concentration within two hours of operating the watercraft. Like for the tough DUI laws of Arizona, different levels of OUI exist. Extreme OUI involves a 0.15 percent or higher blood alcohol concentration without… Read More

Murder Vs. Homicide In Arizona

Many people are confused by the differences between murder and homicide. To make it easy, consider that murder is a type of homicide. Homicide is killing of one person by another, whether willfully or accidentally. Not all homicides involve criminal actions, as some are justifiable. But murder is criminal and results in Arizona murder charges with potential of deadly lethal injection as part of sentencing. What Is Homicide? People involved in war often commit homicide. So not all of these types of deaths are criminal. Homicide includes: Lawful killing of another person in self-defense or according to legal procedures Intentional… Read More

Arizona Fraud Charges: What Do I Need To Do?

Fraud in Arizona is a broad category of charges based on dishonesty or misrepresentation of facts.  You also find yourself charged with fraud if you falsify statements or use deceitful behavior as part of “fraudulent acts.” You commit fraud when you intentionally deceive other people or entities to profit, gain other benefits or damage them.  You commit fraud in any of a wide range of environments or settings, such as in business activities or on the Internet. Both the state and federal prosecutors may charge you with these offenses, according to the nature of your crime activity. If you commit… Read More