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Felony Classifications


If you are faced with felony charges in Arizona, you are at risk for serious punishments such as jail time, long term prison time, costly fines, and probation. You’ll also carry with you a felony record that can negatively affect many areas of life down the road. If you have been arrested or charged with a felony, you need to hire an agressive AZ criminal defense lawyer. Until you are actualy convicted, you still have the right and opportunity to challenge the charges or fight for a better outcome. The earlier to retain a strong criminal defense attorney, the better your chances are of getting your felony charges reduced or dismissed.

Felony charges in Arizona are classified into 6 classifications – Class 1 through Class 6, with Class 1 being the more violent or harsher crimes. These classifications and more information can be found on the AZ State Legislature website. The severity of the crime typically determines the severity of the punishment. However, all felony charges are serious and can have lasting negative effects. Judges in Arizona have the authority to decide what punishment will apply to a convicted felon. Factors such as criminal history and the nature of the crime are taken into consideration, but it is vital to have an educated and experienced attorney to defend your rights and make sure you are being tried fairly.

Charlie Naegle is an aggressive and dedicated AZ criminal defense attorney. He will stand by you and defend your rights. Many times there is evidence that can be challenged or flaws and weaknesses in the prosecution’s case that Charlie will find and fight. He will guide you through the process and will work hard for the best possible outcome in your case.

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