Tempe Criminal Defense

If you have received any Tempe criminal or DUI charges you should contact James Novak, Tempe Criminal Defense Attorney and Tempe DUI Lawyer as soon as possible. The Law Office of James Novak devotes 100% of his Practice to defending DUI and Criminal Cases exclusively. James Novak’s office is located in Tempe Arizona:

The Law Office of James Novak
4500 S. Lakeshore Drive Suite 352
Tempe Arizona 85282
Phone: (480) 413–1499

James Novak has been handling Tempe Criminal and DUI charges for the last decade and defends and litigates cases in Tempe Court on a daily basis. He is very familiar with Tempe Court, protocol, procedures, judges, prosecution and laws and defenses that apply in Tempe, Arizona. He defends criminal and DUI cases on frequently in Tempe and his office is located just a few miles from the Tempe Municipal Court.

Tempe Court

The Tempe Court Address is below:

(The Court is located in downtown Tempe, two blocks east of Mill Avenue on Fifth Street between Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and A.S.U. Sun Devil football stadium.)
Tempe AZ DUI Lawyers and Criminal Defense Attorney
Tempe Municipal Court
140 East 5th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

If you received Tempe Criminal Charges or were arrested in Tempe you were given or mailed a Complaint or Citation. That document will indicate the location, time and date for which you are required to appear in court. If you have not hired an experienced private practice Arizona criminal defense or DUI attorney who defends cases in Tempe, then you must appear for your Tempe DUI or Criminal case on the time and date of the citation. If you fail to appear as specified, a warrant will be issued for your arrest. If you have hired a Tempe Criminal Attorney, such as James Novak, he will give you further instructions as to when and if you need to appear for that court date, and the next step depending on such factors as nature and classification of the charges and other court and Tempe criminal charge legal representation protocol.

Tempe Criminal Laws | Tempe Criminal Charges

Criminal charges in Tempe AZ fall under the rules of the State of Arizona, under Title 13 of the A.R.S. Criminal Codes. These laws are strict and some of the toughest in the country for criminal & DUI charges. Convictions carry severe penalties for both Tempe misdemeanors and Tempe felony charges. The penalties vary depending on the classification, nature of the charge, your prior criminal record, if any, and other factors surrounding the charges or arrest. The mistake many people make is ignoring the citation, or underestimating their criminal charges and consequences. Any Tempe criminal charge should be taken very seriously. Contact James Novak as soon as possible after you have received the charges or been arrested. He will provide you with a free consultation and give you insight into the nature and severity of the charges. He will let you know if he feels that Legal representation is needed to defend your case, guidance and direction. James Novak, experienced attorney will provide you will a FREE and confidential consultation from a defense perspective. You can find more information about types of Criminal & DUI charges, classifications, penalties and defenses by visiting

Criminal Defense Tempe, AZ

Remember a Criminal Charge in Tempe is not a conviction. Although you received a complaint, were arrested or charged, does not automatically make you “guilty”. You have constitutional rights which allows you fair treatment and the right to a Criminal Defense Attorney––Use it. The Tempe Prosecution will not do anything to make your life easier, get your DUI dismissed, or charges reduced. They are there for one reason, to get a DUI or criminal conviction for your charges. Only a good private practice Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer, like James Novak, who defends DUI and criminal charges in Tempe, extremely often will be will fight relentlessly to defend your case and get your charges dismissed.

James Novak will gather and examine the evidence, determine if your constitutional rights have been violated, look for flaws or weaknesses in the prosecutions cases, and customize to mount an effective defense strategy. He will make every effort within his legal means to challenge evidence, get your charges reduced, and work for a dismissal of the charges completely. Without a private practice Tempe Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Attorney like James Novak, your chances of getting a good outcome on your case drastically increase. One of the keys to a successful Tempe Criminal defense outcome is to get your Tempe Criminal Defense Attorney on board as soon as possible. Call James Novak today and let him begin building you a strong and successful defense: (480) 413–1499.

Note: James is the author of three Arizona Winning Defense Strategies © Books. The abridged versions can be downloaded FREE of charge at Free Books

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