Arizona Endangerment Charge

Woman in Back of Police Car

Under Arizona law, a person commits endangerment by recklessly endangering another person with a substantial risk of imminent death or physical injury. It is deemed to be similar to assault, but it is not seen as being a deliberate attempt to cause harm. If you’ve been charged with endangerment, contact our law firm today.

Endangerment Jail Time & Fines

Endangerment is a Class 1 Misdemeanor in the state of Arizona and carries a maximum fine of $2,500 and six months in prison. If these negligent actions cause a substantial risk of death, the charges may be upgraded to Reckless Endangerment, which is a Class 6 Felony and carries a maximum prison sentence of two years.