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Josephine Pesaresi Hallam Named a 2022 Elite Lawyer

Posted in General on September 19, 2022

Josephine Pesaresi Hallam has been named a 2022 Elite Lawyer. Only the most outstanding and experienced attorneys receive the Elite Lawyer Award and Josephine has been selected as one of the best criminal defense lawyers… read more

What Happens After a Defendant Is Sentenced to Prison in Arizona State Criminal Court?

Posted in General on June 8, 2021

Information for families preparing for a loved one entering the Arizona Department of Corrections: If your loved one is sentenced to serve time in the Arizona Department of Corrections, they will be taken from the… read more

What Happens If You Don’t Go to Jury Duty?

Posted in General on January 4, 2019

If you are a resident of Arizona between the ages of 18 and 75, you could receive a request for jury duty. When you receive a jury summons, do not ignore it. Under Arizona and… read more

When Are the Police Allowed to Search My Belongings?

Posted in General,Search and Seizure on December 28, 2018

The fourth amendment protects individuals from unreasonable searches of personal property by police. The word reasonable, however, means this search is open to some interpretation. The fourth amendment does make clear that police need written… read more

What is Considered Indecent Exposure in Arizona?

Posted in General on December 11, 2018

Indecent exposure is a serious offense in the United States as well as in Arizona. Several key factors determine the seriousness of an indecent exposure conviction, including whether the event was reckless in nature, the… read more

How Can I Get My Criminal Records Sealed in Arizona?

Posted in General on December 6, 2018

To have the courts seal a criminal record in Arizona, defendants must seek a set-aside judgment. For individuals living with a criminal record, the thought of having that record sealed or expunged is likely a… read more