Felony Charges

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Arizona Felony Charges

Felony Charges in Arizona are very serious crimes. If charged or arrested for a Felony within Maricopa County, AZ you should contact experienced Felony Defense Attorney, James Novak, Felony defense attorney at (480) 413-1499 for a free consultation. If convicted of any felony charges your future and freedom are in jeopardy. You have too much to loose by not hiring a private practice criminal defense attorney in Arizona.

Arizona Felony Sentencing

Felony offenses are categorized under Arizona Legislature A.R.S 13-601. Classification of offenses. Felony Sentencing is outlined under Arizona Legislature A.R.S. 13-701. Sentence of imprisonment for felony; presentence report; aggravating and mitigating factors; consecutive terms of imprisonment; definition

The Felony Classifications are Class 1 through Class 6. Class 1 felonies apply to the most serious charges, usually those involving violent crimes and use of deadly weapons. While all felonies are serious criminal charges, the crimes and severity of sentencing step up in accordance with the severity of crime, and lesser of punishments. But even the lesser of punishments can be adversely life altering for a Class 6 felony, and should not be taken lightly.

Within each class there is a minimum and maximum range. The Arizona judge makes decisions for sentencing within that range. However, they have authority for discretion to order a more serious punishment or lesser penalties to those minimum or maximum ranges. The judge relies on the facts surrounding the crime for which the defendant was convicted in making this decision.

Arizona "Mandatory Sentencing Laws" for Felony Charges

For violent or dangerous crimes Arizona "Mandatory Sentencing Laws exist. The State of Arizona possesses Mandatory Sentencing Laws for Felonies that apply if a defendant is convicted of crimes that entail the following circumstances:

  • Repeat Criminal Offense by the defendant;
  • Felony charges involving dangerous crimes;
  • Felony or aggravated assault;
  • Assaults that involve use of a deadly weapon while committing a crime;
  • Assault and battery with weapon;
  • Theft involving use of a weapon such as armed robbery;

The Arizona judge does have authority to use discretion to order a more aggravated sentences based on the circumstances surrounding the felony charges;

Arizona Felony Penalties

Among other penalties, Felony convictions can expose you to jail, lengthy prison term including life long terms, , restitution, thousands of dollars fines, probation with interlock monitoring device, and a felony criminal record which will follow you for years into the future. For these reasons, it is imperative that you retain an experienced Arizona criminal defense attorney such as James Novak, of the Law Office of James Novak, who has a proven record of winning defenses cases and experienced at litigation and defending felony charges.

Felony Defense Lawyer in Arizona

When many are faced with felony charges or arrested in Arizona for felony charges, they feel overwhelmed and often give up hope. Understand that if you were charged or arrested for a felony that does not make you "guilty", or automatically convict you of that crime. By law you are innocent until or unless you are proved to be guilty. At this point, it is crucial that you hire a strong felony defense attorney like James Novak at the Law Office of James Novak who defends criminal and DUI charges exclusively. He has a proven track record of providing a solid and effective defense for his clients.

Criminal Defense for Arizona Felony Charges

James Novak is a former Arizona prosecutor who knows the legal system in Maricopa County. He is now a Maricopa County felony defense attorney who is 100% devoted to criminal and DUI defense. He will make sure your constitutional rights are protected; conduct his own investigation; attempt to obtain evidence in your favor; challenge evidence; find weaknesses in the prosecutions case against you; present compelling arguments and file defense motions on your behalf. He will guide you through the Arizona criminal justice system; personally handle all aspects of your felony case; and answer all questions you have during the processes. James Novak, Arizona felony attorney will fight to get our case dismissed, charges and sentencing reduced or the otherwise best outcome possible in your case. Top Arizona criminal and DUI defense attorneys agree, that one key to a successful defense is early retention. Don't wait! Call James Novak today (480) 413 -1499 for a free consultation for your felony criminal or DUI charges.

If you were charged or arrested with any Arizona Criminal or DUI charges including Arizona felony DUI, don't wait, contact today (480) 413-1499! If retained, James will begin working on your case immediately. All initial consultations are Free and confidential. You will speak directly with experienced Maricopa County Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Attorney, James Novak. If retained, James Novak provides flexible, competitive, flat affordable fees. The Law Office of James Novak exclusively defends DUI and Criminal cases. He defends cases in Phoenix Valley - wide, including Tempe AZ, Mesa AZ, Phoenix AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Chandler AZ, Gilbert AZ and surrounding cities within Maricopa County.