Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Charges increasing in Arizona

Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia

 in Arizona can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. Drug paraphernalia includes anything you might use to store, prepare, make, contain, ingest, inject, or consume illegal drugs. The definition is very broad and can include common items like baggies, scales, aluminum foil, capsules, pipes, rolling papers, straws, spoons, grinders, and needles.

When prosecutors decide to charge drug paraphernalia as a felony offense, the case will be filed in superior court. If they decide to charge possession of drug paraphernalia as a misdemeanor, it will be filed in justice court or municipal court.

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Choosing an Arizona Drug Crime Lawyer

In Arizona, a large number of criminal cases are filed each year. While most criminal matters filed in the state are misdemeanors, many people also face felony charges that carry potentially severe penalties.

Below you will find that we have detailed information about criminal defense and the process involved in the criminal justice system.

Criminal defense lawyers represent their clients through all stages of criminal cases, including investigations, arrests, filing of charges, pleas, motions hearings, trials, sentencing hearings, and seeking post-conviction relief. Your criminal defense lawyer can offer guidance while helping to protect your rights and freedom.

If you are facing criminal charges, you might feel understandably overwhelmed and frightened. The criminal defense attorneys at Colburn Hintze Maletta, PLLC, are prepared to fight for you. We have experience with handling criminal cases at all levels.



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