May 2021

May 31, 2021

What Is the Insanity Defense?

If you’ve watched courtroom dramas and cop television shows, you’ve likely heard of the insanity defense before. This type of defense is sometimes brought up as a joke, but the insanity defense is a very real thing that can be used when answering a charge in a criminal proceeding. Unfortunately, many people have the wrong idea about exactly what an insanity defense entails as well as how effective the plea is when entered into court. What is the Insanity Defense? Pleading insanity in an Arizona court is a plea that admits the criminal action took place, but it argues that […]
May 21, 2021

What Are the Penalties for a Second DUI in Arizona?

It is illegal for you to operate a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you are caught driving under the influence for a second time, then the DUI penalties will be even harsher than they were the first. You are considered under the influence if you are impaired to the slightest degree by drugs or alcohol.  You are also under the influence if your blood alcohol content is 0.08% or above. If you are operating a commercial vehicle, you are under the influence if the blood alcohol content is 0.04% or above. If you are charged […]
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