Domestic Violence charges have severe consequences and can be filed as a misdemeanor or a felony. If convicted you could face counseling, probation, jail, prison, loss of gun privileges and can greatly affect your current child custody or future child custody arrangements.
The term “manslaughter” is often used to describe everything from an accidental death to homicide. Manslaughter has a very specific definition in Arizona, and unless the crime fits this particular definition the defendant may not be charged with manslaughter.
Misconduct Involving Weapons consists of several different crimes involving weapons and depending on the facts of the case, can be filed as a class one (1) misdemeanor, class three (3) felony, class four (4) felony or class six (6) felony.
Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm is a class six (6) felony. You will be charged with this if the State finds a person who, with criminal negligence, discharges a firearm within or into the limits of any municipality.
Accusations of aggravated assault are serious. Due to the nature of the crime, a conviction can result in a severe punishment. In addition to having to face the criminal charges, you may be charged with civil charges. A strong defense and positive outcome is significant to your case should civil charges be filed. Lane, Hupp, & Crowley, PLC also has the availability to consult with several forensic experts to build a strong defense.