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August 2013 Archives

Do I Need an Attorney for a Criminal Speeding Ticket?

In Arizona, many people are surprised to find themselves charged with a crime for speeding. Many Arizona residents and travelers in Arizona are unaware that such a crime exits. If you are interested in a more detailed definition and explanation of Criminal Speeding, which is actually officially called Excessive Speed in the Arizona statutes. (seeConsequences of Excessive (Criminal) Speeding in this blog) If the State of Arizona, through the law enforcement officer who issued you the ticket, can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were traveling excess of 85 mph or speeding 20 mph or more over the posted speed limit for that particular area, you can be charged in Arizona with a class 3 misdemeanor. This means the State of Arizona will attempt to obtain criminal conviction subjecting you to potential jail time. Yes, you can actually go to jail for Excessive Speed in Arizona. For a detailed explanation of misdemeanors in Arizona (see Misdemeanors in Arizonain this blog)

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