Robert Dodell

April 21, 2017

Obtaining a Copy of Your Criminal Record

Do you have a criminal record?  Do you know if the criminal record is even accurate?  Arizona law requires that a person’s criminal record, misdemeanors and felonies, is maintained until he or she reaches the age of 99 or until one year after that person dies. A person can obtain a copy of their own criminal record in the State of Arizona. It is common for a person to want to obtain a copy of their own criminal record, because he or she is concerned about what the records states.  The person may be looking for a new job.  Nowadays, […]
April 17, 2017

Adoption 101: An Efficient Guide To Finalizing Adoption Process

There is nothing more fulfilling than being a parent. It is a privilege that anyone could enjoy, even those who decide or who cannot bear their own. Fortunately, adoption processes nowadays doesn’t have to be tedious, thanks to legal adoption attorneys who dedicate their time extending help to frustrated parents.   Conduct your research and preparations   One of the first steps in finalizing your adoption process is to do some research and prepare your mindset for the upcoming process. An adoption of a family member can be easy or difficult depending on the circumstances. Once you have decided that […]
April 3, 2017

3 Ways A Criminal Defense Lawyer For Your Teenager Can Help

Many parents like to view their teenagers as the innocent, adorable angels they remember from their early childhood. But, parents can suddenly be confronted with an arrest of their teenage son or daughter, backed by some in-convertible evidence. So, what should a concerned parent do? Although a juvenile arrest is quite a serious matter, raging at the police or child and losing it isn’t going to produce any positive results. At a time like this, you do need guidance and more importantly a clear head. Keep in mind that you are the parent, and your child will be looking up […]
March 23, 2017

Driving After A Arizona DUI Arrest Or Conviction And What You Should Know

The Ramifications For Driving After an Arizona DUI Arrest Or Conviction If you happen to get pulled over for a driving under the influence (DUI) case, you will need to do all that you can to hire great representation, it is also important that you abide by the penalties that are levied afterward. However, if you happen to get convicted of a DUI and get caught driving after having your license revoked; this can bring even more penalties.   #1: Request a conditional license In the state of Arizona, many judges will revoke and suspend your license when you are […]
March 17, 2017

A Quick Glance On The Benefits Of Adoption Tax Credits In Arizona

Adoption can be expensive. For this reason, the government aims to reduce the financial burdens of the prospective adoptive parents through the Federal Adoption Tax Credit or FATC.   Brief History Non-refundable since 1997, the FATC allows adoptive parents to reduce their tax obligations. If not consumed within a year, the credit shall be carried over to the succeeding years. Hence, the policy leads up to 6 years of the tax subsidy. The Affordable Health Act of 2010 has enabled taxpayers to monetarily claim the credit than for it to significantly decrease their taxes. However, this only lasted for two […]
March 8, 2017

What To Do When Domestic Violence Charges Are Filed Against You

Domestic violence is defined, generally speaking, as a crime committed by a family or household member who inflicts harm to another member of the family or household. There are many forms of domestic violence, which includes physical and sexual abuse. Physical abuse takes place when physical pain is inflicted on the victim while sexual abuse occurs when the victim is coerced to have sexual contact without the victim’s consent. When there is a complaint of domestic violence, a police investigation is conducted. Based on the results of the investigation, the prosecutor will determine whether or not domestic violence should be […]
February 28, 2017

When a Juvenile May End Up in the Adult Criminal Justice System in Arizona

If you live in the State of Arizona and have a legal situation involving a juvenile, you will want to move forth with understanding how the system operates. In most instances, crimes committed by someone under the age of eighteen are treated differently then when over the age of eighteen. The Juvenile Criminal Court systems is designed to rehabilitate the juvenile so they get their life straightened out and can be a productive member of society. For parents, it can be a frightening place to be when you realize that your youngster is facing the court system. You need to […]