The jail or prison sentences associated with crimes depend upon the classification as Felonies (Classes 1-6), Misdemeanors (Classes 1-3), and Petty Offenses. Our criminal defense lawyers can give you guidance on likely sentencing for cases in Mesa, Arizona and Phoenix, Arizona, both for Mesa City Court, Phoenix City Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, and Maricopa County Superior Court.
ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES (A.R.S.): If you have been charged with a crime in Mesa, Arizona, you can look up the statutes that are listed on your charging document, indictment, information, or complaint, even before you speak to criminal defense attorneys or lawyers.
If you have a DUI or other traffic charge, it will be listed in Arizona Criminal Traffic Statutes, rather than in the Criminal Code.
This is a web site run by prosecutors for prosecutors; it has lots of information about criminal law, as well as links to additional criminal law information.
This site includes national statistical data; there are also links to additional resources.