Affidavit

Affidavit af·fi·da·vit /ˌafiˈdāvit/ noun This refers to a printed or written statement one makes under oath. She swore an affidavit in support setting out her case. Synonyms: oath, testimony, affirmation, sworn statement

Acquittal

Acquittal ac·quit·tal /əˈkwitl/ noun When a defendant is found not guilty via jury verdict or the judge finds that there is not sufficient evidence to support a conviction. The defendant’s case resulted in an acquittal. Synonyms: clearing, exoneration, absolution, discharge, release, freeing, formal exculpation

Divorce Modifications in Arizona

Although a couple might be able to come to certain agreements during the divorce process regarding issues such as parenting and child support, it is virtually impossible to draw up such a contract without needing to revisit it, as change is one of life’s few guarantees. It may be necessary to make some modifications to a divorce agreement in Arizona, …

Important Steps to Take When You’re the Victim of a Personal Injury Accident

The Law Office of Edwards & Petersen is staffed with caring and dedicated personal injury accident attorneys. While you need to seek legal advice in order to see if a personal injury claim is possible, it is imperative to follow certain procedures immediately after the incident. We realize this can be difficult, especially if the injury is serious — you …

Arizona Endangerment Charge

Under Arizona law, a person commits endangerment by recklessly endangering another person with a substantial risk of imminent death or physical injury. Endangerment is deemed to be similar to assault, but it is not seen as being a deliberate attempt to cause harm. However, unlike assault, you can be charged with endangerment even if you do not actually harm or …

Arizona Misdemeanor Assault Charge

A charge of misdemeanor assault is a serious offense in Arizona – one in which should be properly represented by legal counsel. Misdemeanor Assault Jail Time & Fines The maximum penalties for a first-time misdemeanor assault conviction range from thirty (30) days to six (6) months of imprisonment. The maximum fines for a first-time misdemeanor assault conviction range from $300.00 …

Arizona DUIs & Ignition Interlock Devices

Many states have enacted legislation to put a halt to alcohol impaired driving fatalities and violations in recent years, but Arizona is taking a step further than the bunch, primarily with its strict application of ignition interlock laws. Arizona Interlock Device, commonly called an IID, is a device that is affixed to the ignition of a vehicle and is capable …