Ask A Lawyer

Tell Us Your Case Information for Fastest Lawyer Match!

Please include all relevant details from your case including where, when, and who it involoves.
Case details that can effectively describe the legal situation while also staying concise generally receive the best responses from lawyers.


By submitting this lawyer request, I confirm I have read and agree to the Consent to Receive Email, Phone, Text Messages, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. Information provided may not be privileged or confidential.

Phoenix Misdemeanor Lawyer, Arizona

Sponsored Law Firm


Robert  Gruler Lawyer

Robert Gruler

VERIFIED
Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic

Robert F. Gruler is a native of Arizona and has spent his life developing relationships in the local community. The oldest of three boys, Gruler learn... (more)

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT
Ryan  Cummings Lawyer

Ryan Cummings

VERIFIED
Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic

Born and raised in Indiana, Ryan grew up in a police family. This gives Ryan a different perspective to Criminal Defense. Ryan understands the ins and... (more)

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT

800-859-1921

Ryan  McPhie Lawyer

Ryan McPhie

VERIFIED
Criminal, Personal Injury, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor

McPhie Law was created to fight for the little guy. We pride ourselves on being the law firm that fights hard and pushes for every advantage on behalf... (more)

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT

800-726-5060

Wendy Brooke Mendelson

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Misdemeanor, Traffic
Status:  In Good Standing           

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT
Speak with Lawyer.com

Jose De La Luz Martinez

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Juvenile Law, Misdemeanor
Status:  In Good Standing           

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT

Adam Feldman

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, White Collar Crime
Status:  In Good Standing           

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT

Nichole Oblinger

Corporate, Family Law, Litigation, Misdemeanor, Real Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           

Ravindar K Arora

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, Immigration
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  7 Years

David Michael Cantor

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, White Collar Crime
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  29 Years

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT

Larry Ruch

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, White Collar Crime
Status:  In Good Standing           

FREE CONSULTATION 

CONTACT

Free Help: Use This Form or Call 800-943-8690

Member Representative

Call me for fastest results!
800-943-8690

Free Help: Use This Form or Call 800-943-8690

By submitting this lawyer request, I confirm I have read and agree to the Consent to Receive Email, Phone, Text Messages, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. Information provided may not be privileged or confidential.


Display Sponsorship

TIPS

Easily find Phoenix Misdemeanor Lawyers and Phoenix Misdemeanor Law Firms. For more attorneys, search all Criminal areas including DUI-DWI, Felony, RICO Act, White Collar Crime and Traffic attorneys.

LEGAL TERMS

CRIME

A type of behavior that is has been defined by the state, as deserving of punishment which usually includes imprisonment. Crimes and their punishments are defin... (more...)
A type of behavior that is has been defined by the state, as deserving of punishment which usually includes imprisonment. Crimes and their punishments are defined by Congress and state legislatures.

CONVICTION

A finding by a judge or jury that the defendant is guilty of a crime.

CRIMINAL INSANITY

A mental defect or disease that makes it impossible for a person to understand the wrongfulness of his acts or, even if he understands them, to ditinguish right... (more...)
A mental defect or disease that makes it impossible for a person to understand the wrongfulness of his acts or, even if he understands them, to ditinguish right from wrong. Defendants who are criminally insane cannot be convicted of a crime, since criminal conduct involves the conscious intent to do wrong -- a choice that the criminally insane cannot meaningfully make. See also irresistible impulse; McNaghten Rule.

IMPEACH

(1) To discredit. To impeach a witness' credibility, for example, is to show that the witness is not believable. A witness may be impeached by showing that he h... (more...)
(1) To discredit. To impeach a witness' credibility, for example, is to show that the witness is not believable. A witness may be impeached by showing that he has made statements that are inconsistent with his present testimony, or that he has a reputation for not being a truthful person. (2) The process of charging a public official, such as the President or a federal judge, with a crime or misconduct and removing the official from office.

BOOKING

A quaint phrase that refers to the recording of an arrested person's name, age, address and reason for arrest when that person is brought to jail and placed beh... (more...)
A quaint phrase that refers to the recording of an arrested person's name, age, address and reason for arrest when that person is brought to jail and placed behind bars. Nowadays, the book is likely to be a computer. Usually, a mug shot and fingerprints are taken, and the arrestee's clothing and personal effects are inventoried and stored.

LINEUP

A procedure in which the police place a suspect in a line with a group of other people and ask an eyewitness to the crime to identify the person he saw at the c... (more...)
A procedure in which the police place a suspect in a line with a group of other people and ask an eyewitness to the crime to identify the person he saw at the crime scene. The police are supposed to choose similar-looking people to appear with the suspect. If the suspect alone matches the physical description of the perpetrator, evidence of the identification can be attacked at trial. For example, if the robber is described as a Latino male, and the suspect, a Latino male, is placed in a lineup with ten white males, a witness' identification of him as the robber will be challenged by the defense attorney.

INFRACTION

A minor violation of the law that is punishable only by a fine--for example, a traffic or parking ticket. Not all vehicle-related violations are infractions, ho... (more...)
A minor violation of the law that is punishable only by a fine--for example, a traffic or parking ticket. Not all vehicle-related violations are infractions, however--refusing to identify oneself when involved in an accident is a misdemeanor in some states.

BATTERY

A crime consisting of physical contact that is intended to harm someone. Unintentional harmful contact is not battery, no mater how careless the behavior or how... (more...)
A crime consisting of physical contact that is intended to harm someone. Unintentional harmful contact is not battery, no mater how careless the behavior or how severe the injury. A fist fight is a common battery; being hit by a wild pitch in a baseball game is not.

PROSECUTE

When a local District Attorney, state Attorney General or federal United States Attorney brings a criminal case against a defendant.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Fushek v. State

... OPINION. HURWITZ, Justice. ¶ 1 This case requires us to decide whether the Arizona Constitution guarantees a jury trial to a misdemeanor defendant when the State files a special allegation of sexual motivation pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes ("ARS") § 13-118 (2001). I. ...

State v. Garcia

... OPINION. GEMMILL, Judge. ¶ 1 The State of Arizona appeals the trial court's designation of defendant Felipe A. Garcia's conviction for disorderly conduct as a class 1 misdemeanor. ... Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 is a class 1 misdemeanor."). ...

State v. Russell

... The trial court correctly held, however, that a felony offense remains a felony unless and until a court designates it a misdemeanor after conviction. ... We disagree. I. A trial court may designate a class 6 felony as a misdemeanor only after conviction of the felony. ...