Robert Dodell

April 15, 2018

Teen Sex and the Romeo and Juliet Defense

There are times when teenagers make decisions that could have an impact on the rest of their lives. In such instances, parents would want to make sure that their children are not unnecessarily and unreasonably sanctioned by law or by any other means. One particular area of concern is consensual sex by teens. Sexual hormones are quite high and emotions are intense during the teenage years. When these are not kept in check, teens are bound to find themselves crossing the lines and, perhaps unknowingly, getting in trouble. The poor judgment could also be a result of the fact that […]
April 5, 2018

Adoption Attorney Vs An Adoption Agency

Do You Need The Assistance Of An Adoption Attorney Or An Adoption Agency? Choosing between an agency and a private entity is a hard decision to make if you are thinking of adopting a child. A wise decision can only be made when you have enough information to make a proper analysis. Adopting a child is a life-changing experience for any family. Apart from ensuring that the adopted child feels comfortable and happy with his or her new family, there is also the matter of the legal paperwork to deal with. It is important to remember that adoption is a […]
March 27, 2018

What To Do When Charged With A Medical Marijuana Or Alcohol Related DUI

A DUI defense is not something you should work on by yourself. Many people are not sure about how they legally can take on a DUI charge whether it’s for medical marijuana or alcohol. A DUI related to alcohol is something that can cause you serious issues. You can have your license suspended or revoked depending on how many times you’ve been convicted for this offense. There are fines and some people will even get jail time. It all depends on where you live and what kind of defense you build. If you are pulled over, always be respectful but […]
March 23, 2018

What Happens and What to Do Following A Phoenix Arrest

When you have done something against the law leading to your arrest in Phoenix, keep in mind that whatever your statements or actions are after the arrest can be used against you in court later on. They can also impact your chances of getting convicted or not. So be polite to the arresting officer and follow the direction, remain calm, do not make any statements about what lead to the arrest and ask to speak to Robert A. Dodell, Attorney at Law, to assist you through every stage of your criminal charge.   Know your rights Before you get arrested, […]
March 23, 2018

What Does A Dismissal Without Prejudice Mean?

Any time that you are dealing with a civil case or other court case, you owe it to yourself to understand the ins and outs every step of the way. In this regard, you need to also be sure that you do your best to find the help of attorneys who can represent you. Court cases can take a long time to play out, so the more that you know about them going in, the better. For instance, in court, you might deal with cases that are either dismissed with prejudice or without prejudice. To learn a little bit more […]
February 28, 2018

Dashboards of Newer Vehicles Crammed with Distracting Technology

Technology might have been one of the biggest breaks that paved the way to utmost convenience, but it also came with some risks. As technology progresses, more and more wired digital features are being crammed into the dashboards of newer vehicle models. From simple manually operated speakers to touchscreen operated controls and other high-tech functionalities, vehicles are continually evolving according to technology and consumer demand. As the years go by, vehicles are more likely to become more wired.   Dashboard Technologies A simple look at the instrument panel of a new car will reveal sleek digital instruments and multi-coloured, functional […]
February 22, 2018

Legality of Texting and Driving in Arizona

Do You Need a Texting and Driving Legal Defense Attorney It is most important, in the day of the smartphone, to know whether you can use the phone while driving. After all, there are states that do not allow drivers to use a cellular phone behind the wheel, let alone talk or text while driving. But then again, there are states that are more lenient. Keep in mind, while it may be legal, it is not safe. Here are some statistics on distracted driving in America: 69% of drivers say they have talked on the phone while driving during the […]