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hearsay
Criminal Law

What Is Hearsay?

While watching popular legal television shows, you’ve probably heard a character in a courtroom call out, “Objection! Hearsay.” But what does this actually mean? How does it affect what evidence

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Arizona Escort Laws
Criminal Law

Arizona Escort Laws

The state of Arizona has strict laws against prostitution. But are escorts legal in Arizona? Phoenix criminal defense attorneys at Ybarra Maldonado & Alagha Law Group have extensive experience in

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what does no contest mean
Criminal Law

What Does No Contest Mean?

The type of plea you enter at your arraignment is perhaps the most crucial step you take when you are charged with a crime. A person’s formal response to a

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accessory to a crime
Criminal Law

What Is an Accessory to a Crime?

When you face misdemeanor or felony crime charges in Arizona, you need an attorney who has extensive experience in criminal defense. Many people believe that, in order to be charged

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What Is a Suspended Sentence?
Criminal Law

What Is a Suspended Sentence?

Prison time may be the most frightening aspect of criminal punishment. But did you know that many criminal offenses may not require time in jail following conviction? There are non-incarceration

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what felonies cannot be expunged
Criminal Law

What Felonies Cannot Be Expunged?

Anytime someone is charged with a crime, it’s important to understand the potential repercussions that surround it. Unlike a misdemeanor, a felony conviction often has effects that last for the

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