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North Canyon Justice Court

Posted by Shawn B. 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...

Arizona Enacts ‘Revenge Porn’ Law

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Mar 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Law Makes It A Felony To Send Nude Pictures Of Another With ‘Intent To Harm Arizona governor, Doug Ducey signed a new emergency law on March 11th making it a Felony to send and distribute ‘Revenge Porn. The law amends the previous statute A.R.S. 13-1425.  It makes it a felony to send imag...

Criminal Arrest, Convictions and Professional Licenses

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Mar 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

How do Arrests amp; Convictions Affect Professional Licenses in Arizona? Professional Discipline Hearings in Arizona If youre a licensed professional in Arizona – like a doctor or teacher or real estate broker – your livelihood may be in jeopardy for sustaining certain kinds of criminal convi...

Shoplifting Cases In Kingman Arizona

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Feb 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Trial Lawyer Explains the Circumstances and Consequences of Being Accused of Shoplifting Mohave County and Kingman Arizona has some of the poorest income demographics in Arizona. Even though there are lots of reasons why people commit shoplifting it should be no surprise that Kingman City Prose...

Criminal Speeding Cases in Bullhead City Arizona

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Feb 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bullhead City Criminal Speeding Bullhead City is a community that lacks any real freeways or bustling commuters but it still gets its fair share of motorist that commit speeding violations. Most speed violations occur on the Bullhead City Parkway, or on Highway 95 (Mohave Valley Highway) just a...

Lake Havasu City Jail Work Release Program

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jan 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lake Havasu City Jail Offers DUI Work Release Program The Lake Havasu City Police Department (LHCPD) is in charge of administrating the Lake Havasu City Jail Facility.  Inmates that are housed at the Lake Havasu City jail include suspects who are arrested for committing crimes, or defendants who...

Veterans Court Starts In Kingman

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Dec 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kingman Municipal Court Program Helps Veterans In The Court System U.S. Veterans sometimes face difficult challenges in transitioning back to civilian life.  The Kingman Municipal Court recognized those challenges and have started a special “Veterans Court” to provide the additional resources to...

How to Fire Your Public Defender

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Oct 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reason For The Court To Appoint A New Lawyer Any person charged with a crime has an absolute right to an attorney to represent them in all criminal proceedings. This right is protected under the 6th Amendment of the Constitution.* If that person cannot afford an attorney, an attorney is represen...

Trial Attorney Explains a Preliminary Hearing

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is a Preliminary Hearing? Lets say you or someone you know has been charged with a crime and their case is in the Justice Court. The case is probably set for a preliminary hearing and you might be wondering whats next. So, the preliminary hearing is set after the initial appearance. If a...

Lake Havasu City Consolidated Courts Legal Jurisdiction

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Nov 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are ever arrested or charged with a crime, heading Eastbound on I-40 or north of the Mohave-La Paz County line, you will find yourself within the court jurisdiction and venue of the Lake Havasu City Consolidated Court. The Lake Havasu City Consolidated Court is comprised of two court entit...

Lake Havasu Recognizes Legal Challenges for U.S. Veterans

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Nov 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lake Havasu City Municipal Court Is First Court In Western Arizona To Offer Veterans Program As we approach Veterans Day on November 11th, it is a good time to recognize all the sacrifices Veterans have made and continue to make for our country. It is also a good time to think of the ways we as ...

What is a Misdemeanor Pretrial Conference?

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Oct 08, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this article: What is a Pretrial Conference? When can I review police reports and/or plea offers in my misdemeanor case? What is Discovery? When do I Enter my Change of Plea? What is a Pretrial Conference? A pretrial conference is a hearing set after an initial appearance has been co...

Check Online for Mohave County Bench Warrants

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Nov 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a criminal defense attorney, I receive calls everyday with questions from folks about how to clear up an outstanding bench warrant. The first question you have to ask yourself is whether you have a warrant in the first place. Fortunately the Mohave County Superior Court has created a web page...

Knowing Mohave County Courts

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Nov 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every county and every courthouse has its own way of doing things. The criminal court process in Mohave County Courts, for example, differs significantly from the process in Yavapai or Coconino Counties.  But even within Mohave County Courts, the procedures at the Superior Court courthouse vary c...

Law Enforcement Agencies in Mohave County

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jun 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are several police and law enforcement agencies in Mohave County.  The law enforcement agencies in Mohave County are responsible for investigating and arresting individuals for criminal offenses that occur in Mohave County.  These agencies usually have concurrent legal jurisdiction and can ...

What is a Felony Omnibus Hearing?

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jun 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are facing felony charges in the Mohave County Superior Court, one of the pretrial hearings your criminal case will be scheduled for is called an Omnibus Hearing. Typically an Omnibus Hearing is scheduled thirty to sixty days after an Arraignment and criminal proceedings begin in the Super...

New Bullhead City Location Opens July 2015

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Jun 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bullhead City, AZ (July 2015) – The Law Offices of Shawn B. Hamp, P.C.. recently announced plans to open a new office location in Bullhead City, Arizona in July of 2015. The new location will be located at the Silver Creek Professional Plaza, 2020 Silver Creek Road, Suite C-102 Bullhead City, Ari...

What is a Felony Case Management Hearing?

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | May 08, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are charged with a felony in the Mohave County Superior Court, one of the first pretrial hearings your criminal case will be scheduled for is called a Case Management Hearing. Typically a case management hearing is scheduled two to three weeks after an Arraignment.  You may be asking yours...

First Time DUI Offense & Your Right to a Jury Trial

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | May 06, 2012 | 0 Comments

The right to a jury trial for a first time DUI offense has been restored in Arizona.  Arizona House Bill 2284 was approved by the Arizona Legislature on April 9th, 2012 and signed by Governor Jan Brewer on April 11th, 2012 by emergency order.  The new law goes into effect immediately and is retro...

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