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DUI Refusal In Arizona

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Mar 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Consequences Of A Refusal In A DUI Case When a DUI suspect is placed under arrest in Arizona, a police officer will request that the driver submit to a scientific test to determine their alcohol concentration or presence of drugs in their circulatory system. These tests can be accomplished by ha...

Criminal Convictions And Immigration Status

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Mar 07, 2017 | 0 Comments

How Being Convicted of a Crime Could Impact Your Immigration and Legal Status President Trump issued new executive orders on January 25th, 2017 that impacted immigration and enforcement policy. The orders direct the Department of Homeland Security and I.C.E. (Immigration, Customs, and Enforcemen...

Bullhead Municipal Court Offers Amnesty Day

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Feb 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Defendants May Quash Warrants On February 24th Without Going To Jail Bullhead City announced on Feb. 8th that the Court will be conducting an “Amnesty Day” for individuals with outstanding bench warrants, traffic tickets and fines. Below is the stated press release: Municipal Court Offering a...

Community Outreach Activities and Programs

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Jan 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Law Offices of Shawn B. Hamp Gives Back To Local Arizona Charities and Foundations Our firm sponsors many programs and charities in our Mohave County local community. We are pleased to share with you some of the initiatives and programs that we sponsor. We believe in the mission of these loc...

Arizona Holiday DUI Task Force Catches Few Drunk Drivers

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Jan 04, 2017 | 0 Comments

Only 4% of Drivers Arrested For DUI During 2016 Holiday Task Force Dennis Welch, political reporter for news channel 3 in Phoenix, recently wrote an article on AZfamily.comthat the Arizona Holiday DUI Task Force for 2016 netted few DUI arrest even though 38,000 traffic stops were performed so fa...

Driving Under The Influence And Medical Marijuana

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Sep 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

What You Need To Know About AZ Medical Marijuana Laws and DUI. On November 2, 2010, Arizona voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) decriminalizing possession of marijuana for qualified medical patients so long as they abide by the terms of the Act.  While the AMMA very clearly de...

Actual Physical Control In Arizona DUI Cases

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Sep 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Can you be found guilty of DUI when you are not found driving? Driving Under the Influence in Arizona does not actually require that a person be driving. Arizona law states that if you are driving or in “actual physical control” of a motor vehicle while impaired to the slightest degree, with a ...

5 Facts You Should Know About DUI Cases In Arizona

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Sep 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

What You Should Know About The Investigation And DUI Laws In AZ Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious criminal offense in Arizona. Conviction leads to mandatory jail, fines, sanctions, drivers license suspensions and/or restrictions, and graduated punishments for subsequent offense.  I...

Miranda Warnings

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Aug 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

What You Should Know About Your 5th Amendment Rights What are your Miranda Rights?  The 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution tells us that we cannot be compelled in a criminal case to be a witness against ourselves.  This is known as the 5th Amendments privilege against self-incrimin...

North Canyon Justice Court

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Aug 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

I-15, Colorado City, Littlefield and Beaver Dam Arizona All Are Within Mohave Countys Most Remote Justice Court Precinct There are five justice court precincts in Mohave County.  The North Canyon Justice Courts precinct is located in the northern part of the county above the Grand Canyon and t...

Should I Take The Plea Deal?

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Aug 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Arizona Trial Attorney Gives His Thoughts On The Million Dollar Question. “Should I take the deal or not take the deal?” that is the ultimate question that is asked by every defendant in each criminal case.  I get this question from potential clients and existing clients because 95% of criminal ...

Facts About Criminal Trespass

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Aug 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

What you should know about Criminal Trespass laws in Arizona. If you are reading this article then you or someone you know may be accused of criminal trespass or you may be researching trespassing laws in Arizona to determine if someone is legally trespassing on your property.  The following art...

The First 48 Hours After A DUI

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Jul 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

What to do immediately after you or a friend has been arrested for a DUI. If you or someone you know has just been arrested for a DUI you are going to be wondering what is going to happen and what are the next steps you need to take. Attend the Initial Appearance A suspected DUI driver must ...

Criminal Damage Cases In Arizona

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Jun 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Property Damage. What is the Definition of Criminal Damage? Criminal Damage in Arizona can be committed in the following ways. Recklessly defacing or damaging property of another person. Recklessly tampering with property of another person so as sub...

Bench Trial vs. Jury Trial in Arizona Criminal Cases

Posted by Shawn Hamp | Jun 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Differences Between A Criminal Trial By Judge Or A Trial By A Jury. In criminal cases there are two types of trials. There are jury trials and there are bench trials. A bench trial is a proceeding in which a judge determines the guilt or innocence of a defendant.  A jury trial consist of se...

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