HAWKINS & HAWKINS

(480)325-9950

1930 N. Arboleda, Suite 216, Mesa, Arizona

TOP ISSUES IN CRIMINAL DEFENSE FOR MESA AND PHOENIX, ARIZONA

We hope you will use our site as a go-to site for questions about criminal defense in Mesa, Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, and Maricopa County.

Mesa City Court

Maricopa County Superior Court Locations

MESA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

Mark W. Hawkins has 27 years of experience as a trial lawyer handling criminal cases. He is a former deputy county attorney and a former Mesa Assistant City Prosecutor.

Susan Hamblin Hawkins has 16 years of experience as a trial lawyer handling criminal cases. She is a former Phoenix Assistant City Prosecutor.

Hawkins & Hawkins, PLLC, serves clients with criminal law matters and appeals for felonies and misdemeanors for all criminal defense cases in Mesa, Phoenix, Gilbert, and Chandler, Arizona.

MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT–FELONIES

There is a branch of Maricopa County Superior Court at 222 E. Javelina in Mesa, Arizona. The court handles Regional Court Center (RCC) matters, Early Disposition
Court, initial appearances and arraignments. Felony cases are set for IPTC’s (initial pretrial conferences) in the Criminal Tower in Phoenix, Arizona, and then for CPTC’s (comprehensive pretrial conferences); then a final trial management conference; and trial.

This process is the same for cases are felony matters including homicide, aggravated assault, sale or possession of dangerous drugs, aggravated or felony DUI (driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs), theft, armed robbery, etc. The cases start out in Mesa, and then are set in Phoenix if they are not resolved. No jury trials are held in Mesa on Superior Court matters. For more information, see our felony pages.

JUSTICE COURT

North Mesa Justice Court, East Mesa Justice Court, and other justice of the peace courts handle misdemeanor cases in Mesa.  Misdemeanors include DUI, shoplifting, trespassing, domestic violence, assault, disorderly conduct, etc.

MESA CITY COURT

Mesa City Court handles misdemeanor cases including DUI, shoplifting, trespassing, domestic violence, assault, disorderly conduct, contracting without a license, etc.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 

Domestic violence can include both felonies and misdemeanors. It is not a specific offense; rather it is a category of cases involving violence between persons who are related, married, or live together. Domestic Violence counseling is mandatory upon conviction.

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

Juvenile delinquency includes crimes committed by persons under eighteen years of age. Serious crimes by minors can be charged and punished as adult crimes, although Arizona law requires that juveniles in prison or jail  be kept separate from adult prisoners.

If you are in need of a felony, misdemeanor, or domestic violence defense attorney in Mesa or Phoenix, contact the Arizona law firm of Hawkins & Hawkins at (480)325-9950.

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Hawkins & Hawkins, PLLC

1930 N. Arboleda, Suite 216

Mesa, AZ 85213

Telephone: 480-325-9950

Fax: 480-325-9951

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our attorneys are licensed in Arizona only. The information on this web site is not legal advice, nor does it provide an attorney/client relationship. If you need legal advice, contact an attorney.