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Across the country, more and more states are re-assessing the medicinal and recreational benefits of marijuana. In June of 2019, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill to legalize marijuana recreationally in Illinois. In turn, last month’s election brought about the full legalization of marijuana...

a * What Are the Arizona Open Carry Laws? Good news for weapon carriers in Arizona: depending on the place, Arizona open carry laws are relatively lenient. Because Arizona is a “Shall Issue” state, anyone of age may openly carry a weapon. Of course, these rules...

While bankruptcy is no one’s first choice, it’s often a necessary choice. Qualifying for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in AZ can mean a “clean slate” for you or your business. The idea of filing for bankruptcy, however, is likely a daunting one. However, in reality, it’s not...

  In October we covered what constitutes a felony crime in Arizona. Felonies fall under one of six categories, or classes. The Arizona Revised Statutes lists examples of each felony class. In today’s post we’ll share a few surprising examples of felony crimes. We’ll just look...

  Crimes typically fall under two categories, misdemeanors and felonies. Of the two, misdemeanors are the less serious offenses, and sentencing guidelines are less severe. Misdemeanors in Arizona fall under one of three legal categories or classes. No matter how serious the charge, you should seek legal...

  You may have heard someone ask, “What’s the ‘statute of limitations’ on movie spoilers?” By that they mean, how long after a movie has come out do you have to wait before it’s ok to spoil the plot for someone who hasn’t seen it. But what...

Car accidents—every driver's worst fear. You can never be fully prepared for when they happen.  In Arizona, car accidents are statistically more likely than many other states in the country. Arizona ranked 40th in the country in highway fatalities, according to the 2019 Annual Highway...

Felonies come in various forms of severity, called classes. Arizona felony sentencing is determined by these felony classes.    Arizona Felony Sentencing and Felony Classes There’s some subtle nuance that comes with each felony classification. Here at Saienni Law, our attorneys understand that the defense changes depending on...

Murder rates have been declining across the country over the past 20 years, and that’s true in Phoenix, Arizona as well. That being said, there were 132 murders in Phoenix alone in 2018. Possibly the most disturbing of these are 1st degree murders. Otherwise known...

Car accidents happen once every 4 min and 12 seconds in Arizona. The average driver is expected to be in 3 - 4 accidents in their lifetime. If you’ve never been in one before, you may not know what to do after a car accident.  The...