Understanding the Minor in Possession Laws of Arizona

Understanding the Minor in Possession Laws of Arizona

Having discussions early on with teenagers about alcohol consumption is one of the most preventive measures parents can take. Naturally, we want to keep our children from making bad decisions or doing things that can affect their future. With all the effort spent educating and warning teens of the consequences of drinking and getting caught, many are still bound to make this mistake. In 2018, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), released a report stating that 19.2% of minors between the age of 12 and 20 were drinking alcohol. Arizona’s population in 2018 was over 6.9 million...

A Guide to Accident & Personal Injury Law in Arizona

A Guide to Accident & Personal Injury Law in Arizona

Being involved in a personal injury accident is never convenient for anyone. But having the chance to fight your personal injury case for the sake of compensation is possible. Personal injury accidents can happen as a result of someone’s negligence or when another person is deliberately seeking to cause physical damage to you. One of the most common personal injury accidents is automotive accidents. The smallest accident, like the car hitting you from behind at a red light may grant you a lawsuit and compensation. The person who hit you may be held liable for any personal injuries or damages...

How to Contest an Order of Protection in Arizona

How to Contest an Order of Protection in Arizona

Many refer to an Order of Protection in Arizona as a “Restraining Order”. There are three different types of Protective Orders to be aware of if you are looking to contest an Order of Protection in Arizona. Below are some facts on the different kinds of Protective Orders and how to contest one in the state of Arizona. Types of Protective Orders Emergency Order of Protection Injunction Against Workplace Aggravation Order of Protection Injunction Against Provocation To read more about Injunctions Against Harassment, go here. What are Protection Orders? A Protection Order is one in which the court will restrict...

What You Should Know About an Injunction Against Harassment in Arizona

What You Should Know About an Injunction Against Harassment in Arizona

An Injunction Against Harassment is a protection order filed by someone who is experiencing “Harassment” from an individual you are not related to or have never been intimate with or lived with at any time. If you are experiencing harassment or an individual and would like to protect yourself, then you may need to file and an injunction against harassment. Filing for an Injunction Against Harassment requires focus and understanding of the rules of filing. Below are some essential facts to know about filing a petition for an Injunction Against Harassment in Arizona. For additional questions you don’t see below,...

5 DUI Facts to Be Aware of If You Live in Arizona

5 DUI Facts to Be Aware of If You Live in Arizona

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges are serious and can drastically change the lives of all parties involved. Some instances of DUIs leave people with serious consequences that affect their entire lives, while other outcomes are much more fatal, even deadly. 1.9% of the population admits to driving after they’ve had too much to drink, but in the state of Arizona, 1.7% of residents admitted the same. With that, the state of Arizona witnesses more DUI cases than the rest of the nation. Every state varies when it comes to the laws of driving under the influence. Navigating the Arizona...

Memorial Day DUI in Arizona Could Cost You, So Here’s What to Do

Memorial Day DUI in Arizona Could Cost You, So Here’s What to Do

Memorial Day is a significant holiday for most. Whether people are out enjoying the day on a lake or river, taking a much needed long weekend to go camping, or mourning the loss of a fallen soldier, most people spend this day enjoying a drink or two. Those who choose to observe this day may take their adventures with alcohol to a different level by drinking excessively. By doing so, many could end up with DUIs or could be victims of DUI related incidents on the road. No one wants a Memorial Day DUI and yet it happens to even...

If You’re Partying for Cinco de Mayo in Arizona, Read this First

If You’re Partying for Cinco de Mayo in Arizona, Read this First

Cinco de Mayo. One of America’s favorite days to party. Like many of the other holidays in America, St. Patrick’s Day, for instance, have become the days to throw epic drinking parties that leave people hungover for a day or more. While these parties are indeed fun and as previously mentioned, epic, drinking too many margaritas and cervezas can also attract negative consequences that could cause serious harm. The Cinco de Mayo Stats According to Forbes, in 2016 $2.9 million dollars were spent on margaritas during Cinco de Mayo, 947 million liters of Corona Extras are consumed, and 127 million...

What You Should Know About Arizona’s New Texting and Driving Law

What You Should Know About Arizona’s New Texting and Driving Law

In the last week, Arizona has moved forward with banning the use of cellphones while driving. The bill, which went statewide, was signed by Governor Doug Ducey on April 22nd. While this bill has been signed recently, people will not start being ticketed until January 1, 2021. By delaying issuing fines for this new bill, they are hoping residents will take the time to learn the new law. While this is a statewide ban, there are several cities that enacted some form of text and driving prohibitions to keep people safe on the road. Some of these cities include Phoenix,...

St. Patrick’s Day Party Lead To a DUI? Here’s What to do Next

St. Patrick’s Day Party Lead To a DUI? Here’s What to do Next

St. Patrick’s Day Party Lead To a DUI? Here’s What to do Next It’s that time of year for the much loved and anticipated St. Patrick’s Day party and the fourth most enjoyed holiday for drinking in the country. While everyone is enjoying their evening drinking their green beer and enjoying plates of corn beef and cabbage, some will not be as fortunate with their luck the day after the party ends. Some people will go home with a DUI. To learn more about DUIs, go here. St. Patrick’s Day DUI Statistics Over 32 million people claim to be of...

Quitting Alcohol Consumption During Spring Break & What It Will Cost You

Quitting Alcohol Consumption During Spring Break & What It Will Cost You

Every year, students around the nation enjoy the adventured and the wild nature of Spring Break. They will indulge in a week long party whether that be back in their hometown, in a tropical destination, or simply at home. But not everyone is of age when it comes to enjoying spring break and quitting alcohol consumption is not always the first choice. Not everyone is engaging in the legal fun they should be, and many are paying the price for their decisions. Traffic incidents will spike between the months of February and April because of springs break and many of...