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How To Assert Your Right To Remain Silent

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Sep 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

Everyone has the right to remain silent in the face of questioning by law enforcement. You may not know, however, that you have to affirmatively assert this right, or risk losing (or “waiving”) it. You must speak up and make known your choice to remain silent.

Bail Basics

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Aug 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

I. WHAT IS BAIL? “Bail” is the legal term for the conditions upon which a person charged with a crime (a “defendant”) will be released from custody, pending trial or other resolution of the charges. In general, two types of bail are available: (1) release on bond; and (2) release on conditions.R...


Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Aug 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you or a loved one is charged with a crime you understand that there is a lot at stake. Getting an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you with your case can impact the outcome in your case. Here are 5 reasons you need a criminal defense lawyer. 1. It's Not A Fair Fight The “criminal...

5 Things You Should Know About Arizona DUI Laws

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jun 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Arizona DUI laws are stricter than many states, allowing for more arrests and harsher penalties if you are convicted. These laws are in place to prevent alcohol-impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel and putting the lives of everyone on the road in danger. While driving under the influ...

Coronavirus and Your Court Date: What You Need to Know

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Mar 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

With COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreading globally, including a rising number of known cases in Arizona, some of our clients are wondering whether Coronavirus might affect their criminal cases. Here’s some general information that could be helpful, and as always, speak with your attorney if you have questions about your specific circumstances.

Kingman Police Department Receives Grant From Arizona's Governor's Office of Highway Safety for Thanksgiving and Holiday DUI Endorcement

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Nov 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Kingman Police Department has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The funds will be used to pay for officer’s time and employee-related costs for enhanced targeted efforts of DUI and impaired driving enforcement throughout the City of Kingman from October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020.

Advanced DUI FST Training

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Oct 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Law Offices of Shawn B Hamp attorneys earn Field Sobriety Tests Certification at NCDD training in Chicago. (Chicago IL) The attorneys at the Law Offices of Shawn B Hamp were awarded advanced Field Sobriety Test certification training by the National College of DUI Defense. The training program...

Arizona's Vague Kidnapping Statute has Claimed Another Victim

Posted by Unknown | Jun 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The state of Arizona is known for its vague laws and blurred statutes, often resulting in a person receiving a charge they had not anticipated. The legal experts at the Law Offices of Shawn B. Hamp, find it essential to educate the citizens of Arizona on these potentially confusing laws to keep the number of victims as low as possible.

Mohave County Releases New Felony Case Management Plan

Posted by Unknown | Jan 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mohave County Felony Case Management Mohave County has recently implemented a Case Management Plan with the intent of improving the efficiency of felony cases heard in the Mohave County Superior Court. By increasing efficiency, the new plan will further protect a defendant's right to a quick r...

Will a DUI Conviction Affect My Job Search in Arizona?

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Dec 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Good paying jobs in Arizona can be hard to find, but having a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) conviction on your record can limit your employment opportunities even more. Generally, DUI convictions hurt those people in-between jobs, rather than those who are firmly entrenched in their careers. ...

What is Stalking in Arizona?

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Nov 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

In May 2018, a Paradise Valley, Arizona, woman was arrested for stalking after sending 65,000 text messages over several months to a man she met online. These text messages were threatening in nature, with some indicating that she would seriously injure or kill the man. The woman was arrested aft...

Holiday Woes: DUI During Labor Day Weekend

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Aug 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The holidays are a fun time. A time when family and friends get back together to celebrate, and maybe party. When alcohol is present at the party, the risk for a DUI charge on the way home is high. Holiday time usually equals a high law enforcement presence on Arizona roads. Arizona has incredib...

Craft Beer and an Arizona DUI

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Aug 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The craft beer industry has seen an incredible boom over the last few years thanks to the ever-changing tastes of the American beer consumer. Along with that boom in craft beer sales has come a corresponding increase in the average alcohol content of the beer itself. Higher alcohol content has be...

DUI Classes: Even for the Arizona Cardinals

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jul 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Steve Keim, general manager of the Arizona Cardinals, was arrested for extreme DUI on July 4, 2018. He didn't even try to fight it. Rather, he pled guilty to the offense of extreme DUI on July 17, 2018. Now, not only will he face the potential penalties associated with his guilty plea, the Arizon...

Arizona Mother Charged with Extreme DUI

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jul 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Arizona mother was charged with Extreme DUI on June 1, 2018, after DUI test results indicated she was five times over the legal limit while driving. At about 2:30 p.m. on January 15, 2018, Tempe police were called to the parking lot of a business by Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway. A secur...

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