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Shoplifting and Theft of Property – Criminal Lawyer Flagstaff

Flagstaff Shoplifing Lawyer – Free initial Consultation – (928)779-3242

If you or a family member has been charged with a theft crime (shoplifting, burglary, identity theft, fraud) the legal process and the possibility of jail/prison sentence, and other long-term consequences regarding employment or educational opportunities can be truly frightening. Facing the legal process alone can cause anxiety and emotional distress.   At the Flagstaff Criminal Law Office of David G. Bednar  we are committed to providing affordable representation to research your case, protect your rights, and follow your best interests whether that means a negotiated plea or trial.

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Arizona Theft of Property-  Arizona A.R.S. 13-1802

  • A Person Commits theft if, without lawful authority the person knowingly:
    •  Controls property of another;
    •  Obtains services or property by misrepresentation with intent to deprive the other person of property or services;
    •  Controls property of another knowing or having reason to know that the property was stolen;
    •  Obtains services known to the defendant to be available only for compensation without paying.

 Different Levels of Theft  – Felony or Misdemeanor

  •  Theft of property or services with a value of $25,000 or more is a class 2 felony.
  •  Theft of property or services with a value of $4,000 or more but less than$25,000 is a class 3 felony.
  •  Theft of property or services with a value of $3,000 or more but less than $4,000 is a class 4 felony, except
    • that  theft of any vehicle engine or transmission is a class 4 felony regardless of value.
  •  Theft of property or services with a value of $2,000 or more but less than $3,000 is a class 5 felony.
  •  Theft of property or services with a value of $1,000 or more but less than $2,000 dollars is a class 6 felony.
  •  Theft of any property or services valued at less than $1,000 is a class 1 misdemeanor, unless
    • the property is taken from the person of another, is a firearm or is an animal taken for the purpose of animal fighting in violation of section 13-2910.01, in which case the theft is a class 6 felony.

If you are facing a charge of theft or shoplifting in Northern Arizona (Yavapai, Coconino, Apache, Mohave or Apache County) and want to know what you can do to defend and protect your rights,

 Call the Flagstaff Law Office of David G. Bednar at (928)779-3242 for a free initial Consultation

Flagstaff Law Office David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense representation for clients throughout Arizona facing drug charges including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Seligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood Municipal, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University

 

Holbrook Justice Court Attorney – Felony and Misdemeanor

wigwam-motel-holbrook-arizonaHolbrook Justice Court, 121 E, Buffalo, Holbrook, Arizona

Arrested on or near Interstate 40 in Navajo County?  When a person is arrested or cited on Interstate 40 in Navajo County they will need a criminal attorney that is experienced in representing clients in the Holbrook Justice Court. The Holbrook Justice Court, within Navajo County, is a limited jurisdiction court hears traffic, misdemeanor criminal cases and initial appearances on felony charges. Defendants can be charged with violations of the Arizona Criminal Revised Statutes by a Navajo County Sheriff deputy or an Arizona Highway Patrol officer (AZDPS).

Misdemeanor – Charges include but limited to:

  • Personal use of marijuana
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Driving Under the Influence DUI (impaired to the slightest degree) Extreme DUI or Aggravated DUI
  • Domestic violence

Defendants that are charged with a felony or misdemeanor crime in Holbrook Justice Court will appear before the judge for their inital appearance and a bond setting. If the defendant is charged with a misdemeanor the case will stay in the Holbrook Justice Court and be prosecuted by the Navajo County Attorney’s office misdemeanor staff. For clients that are charged with a felony, their case can move forward through a preliminary hearing or be sent to the Grand Jury to see if there is probabale  cause  that a crime was committed. If the Grand Jury finds that the suspected perpetrator committed the crime, a criminal “felony indictment”  (charging document) is signed and an arrest warrant or summons to appear for arraignment is issued for the person to appear in the Navajo County Superior Court for an arraignment.

If you or a family member has been charged with a felony in Holbrook Justice Court contacting an experienced criminal attorney is necessary as the case will move quickly. Holbrook Felony Criminal defense lawyer David Bednar has helped prior clients with charges such as DUI, DWI, Transportation of Marijuana, transportation for sales, money laundering, and illegal canine search (k-9), in the Holbrook Justice Court. Contact Holbrook Justice Court Criminal Attorney David Bednar immediately at (928)779-3242 for a free intial consultation.

Holbrook Justice Court – Criminal  Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense representation for clients throughout Arizona facing drug charges including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Seligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood Municipal, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University

Navajo County Attorney – Holbrook Criminal Lawyer

Navajo County Attorney Felony Criminal Lawyer – David G. Bednar

Were you stopped for a minor traffic offense on Interstate 40 in Holbrook, Arizona or anywhere in Navajo County?  Did the officer ask if you were transporting anything illegal like marijuana, narcotic drugs, guns, or excess money?  If you can answer yes to any of these questions you more than likely have been charged with a crime and are currently scheduled to appear in one of the following Navajo County Justice Courts  (Holbrook Justice Court, Winslow Justice Court, Snowflake Justice Court, Pinetop Lakeside Justice Court, or Show Low Justice Court).  Navajo County criminal lawyer, David Bednar, routinely handles these type of cases and has represented clients from stall over the U.S.

Contact Us  Holbrook Criminal Defense Attorney (928)779-3242 – Free initial Consultation

Misdemeanor

If you live outside Arizona and your case is being charged as a misdemeanor, then you will not have to travel back to Arizona, unless you want to fight your matter through trial.  Holbrook Criminal Lawyer, David Bednar, and his staff are able to coordinate misdemeanor cases so you can appear in Court via the telephone. Depending on your currant work or school situation, any criminal charge can ruin your career or future plans. When individuals have been charged with misdemeanors in Navajo County sometimes they just want to get it over with, without returning to Arizona, others need to fight the charges to preserve their job or professional licensure.  Whatever the case may be the Law Office of David Bednar can help.

Holbrook Navajo County Criminal Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense advice and representation for clients throughout Arizona facing felony charges in courts including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice CourtSeligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University.

A.R.S. 28-693 Reckless Driving charge in Arizona

Reckless Driving Charges in Flagstaff, Arizona

In Arizona Reckless Driving (Arizona Revised Statutes A.R.S. 28.693) is a criminal charge. When it comes to reckless driving Arizona the law is very strict. While it is only a class 2 misdemeanor, it can have significant consequences for you and your ability to drive, in the short term and far into the future. In Arizona Reckless driving is defined as when a person drives a vehicle in reckless disregard for the safety of a person or property.  A class 2 misdemeanor carries a maximum punishment of 4 months in jail, a $750 fine plus surcharges, 2 years of probation and 8 points on your Arizona Driving record.

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A.R.S. 28-693 Reckless Driving

A. A person who drives a vehicle in reckless disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.

B. A person convicted of reckless driving is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.

C. In addition, the judge may require the surrender to a police officer of any driver license of the convicted person, shall report the conviction to the department and may order the driving privileges of the person to be suspended for a period of not more than ninety days. On receipt of the abstract of conviction and order, the department shall suspend the driving privilege of the person for the period of time ordered by the judge.

D. If a person who is convicted of a violation of this section has been previously convicted of a violation of this section, section 13-1102 or section 13-1103, subsection A, paragraph 1, in the driving of a vehicle, or section 28-708, 28-1381, 28-1382 or 28-1383 within a period of twenty-four months:

1. The person is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.

2. The person is not eligible for probation, pardon, suspension of sentence or release on any basis until the person has served not less than twenty days in jail.

3. The judge may require the surrender to a police officer of any driver license of the person and shall immediately forward the abstract of conviction to the department.

4. On receipt of the abstract of conviction, the department shall revoke the driving privilege of the person.

E. In applying the twenty-four month period provision of subsection D of this section, the dates of the commission of the offense shall be the determining factor, irrespective of the sequence in which the offenses were committed. A second or subsequent violation for which a conviction occurs as provided in this section does not include a conviction for an offense arising out of the same series of acts.

F. On pronouncement of a jail sentence under this section, and after the court receives confirmation that the person is employed or is a student, the court may provide in the sentence that if the defendant is employed or is a student the defendant can continue employment or schooling for not more than twelve hours per day nor more than five days per week. The defendant shall spend the remaining days or parts of days in jail until the sentence is served and shall be allowed out of jail only long enough to complete the defendant’s actual hours of employment or schooling.

Reckless Driving Law Firm – (928)779-3242 – Call for free case evaluation

Flagstaff Criminal Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense representation for clients throughout Arizona facing drug charges including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Seligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood Municipal, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University

 

Interstate 40 Drug Trafficking Lawyer

Interstate 40 (I-40):I-40-Marijuana-Bust

Interstate 40 is a highly trafficked area starting at the western border of Arizona in Mohave County and stretching across the length of the state to Apache County on the eastern border.   Many travelers are profiled by law enforcement officers and are stopped for minor traffic offenses (following too closely or an illegal lane change) and end up being charged with transportation of marijuana, possession of marijuana or danger drug charges.  

Profiling is done when an officer looks for someone traveling alone, vehicle with out of state plates, driving a rental vehicle on the interstate.  Once the officer has detained the driver he will ask  for consent to a search the vehicle.  If consent is not granted he will then contact a canine (K-9) officer to perform a  dog search.   This is when a person needs an experienced marijuana criminal lawyer who has successfully defended clients against illegal search and seizure.  

Whisper stops

Free consultation for drug traffic stops, in Mohave County, Yavapai County, Apache County, Coconino County, or Navajo County.  Call (928)779-3242.

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With over 20 years of criminal defense experience, Flagstaff NORML Lawyer David Bednar has successfully challenged these types of stops by investigating if the officer had probable cause to make the traffic stop, to search you or your vehilce, prolonged your detention against your constitutional rights, warrantless searches, and canine certification.  

If you feel that an officer has violated these rights finding an attorney is necessary.   

Contact Interstate 40 Marijuana Transportation Lawyer today at (928)779-3242

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The Northern Arizona Law Firm of David G. Bednar represents clients in Flagstaff, Holbrook, Prescott, Camp Verde, Seligman, Winslow, St. Johns, Kingman, Navajo County, Apache County, Coconino County, for charges such as DUI, DWI, drug crimes, possession for sales, transportation of marijuana, cannabis, meth, cocaine and heroin, child porn and internet crimes. 

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Arizona Marijuana Transportation Lawyer – call (928)779-3242

Flagstaff Marijuana Transportation Lawyer – David Bednar

Flagstaff NORML Lawyer David G. Bednar is a dedicated criminal defense attorney committed to helping individuals that have been charged with marijuana transportation or marijuana possession in Northern Arizona. Interstate 40 is a highly trafficked area and is patrolled by Arizona Department of Public Safety Drug Interdiction officers.  Many travelers are profiled and stopped for minor traffic offenses (following too closely or an illegal lane change), searched and charged with transporting marijuana, or one of the following charges:

  • Personal Use – paraphernalia                         
  • Marijuana Possession for Sale (Narcotics, Coke, Meth)
  • Transportation for Sale (interstate 40), Trafficking, Possession of Dangerous Drug
  • Production and Cultivation

Contact a Marijuana Lawyer today at (928)779-3242

Marijuana Clients

Our marijuana transportation clients come to us from Arizona and all over the United States . Most clients are usually passing through Arizona on Interstate 40 or Interstate 17 and will immediately leave the state to go home after bailing out of jail. They need a Marijuana Lawyer who not only concentrates in marijuana transportation defense but who also has the experience in handling the logistics that are unique to an out-of-state client. As for our experience in handling out-of-state clients, we have represented hundreds of such persons. Flagstaff NORML marijuana defense attorney David Bednar has been defending people charged with marijuana transportation in the following counties: Coconino, Yavapai, Navajo, Apache, Maricopa, Pima for the past 19 years.

Marijuana Transportation Lawyer Free Consultation – (928)779-3242

    If you have been arrested or are currently being investigated for a marijuana charge, please call David Bednar Flagstaff Marijuana Criminal Lawyer, for a free initial consultation of your marijuana case.   If you are unable to call the office please feel free to send a confidential email through our contact form

Yavapai County Criminal Attorney

Yavapai County Criminal Lawyer – David G. Bednar

If you have been arrested (detained in the Yavapai County Jail) and charged with a crime in Yavapai County your future may depend on the experience and expertise of the Yavapai criminal defense attorney you hire.  Prescott Criminal Lawyer, David G. Bednar, has been practicing criminal defense in Yavapai County for over 19 years and defending clients for  many charges including:  DUI, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, domestic violence, gun charges and fraud.   Yavapai County is located in the central part of Arizona.

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120 S. Cortez Street, Prescott, Arizona.

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2840 Commonwealth Drive, Camp Verde, Arizona.

Yavapai County Superior Court criminal division handles cases for people that have been charged with a felony.  A felony charge is initiated by a complaint or an indictment. The prosecutor can file a direct complaint or the defendant can be indicted by the grand jury, which determines from evidence presented by the prosecutor and law enforcement that a crime was committed.   People charged with felonies will be summoned to appear in the Yavapai County Superior Court for an initial appearance.  During the initial appearance the defendant will be informed of the felony allegations, the person is advised of the right to an attorney, a bond and conditions of release are established.

Contact Us Yavapai Criminal Defense Attorney (928)779-3242  

Whatever criminal legal issue you are facing, we are here to help you explore your legal options. Contact us today online or by telephone at (928)779-3242 to speak with an experienced Yavapai criminal defense attorney.

Yavapai criminal Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense advice and representation for clients throughout Arizona facing felony charges in courts including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice CourtSeligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University.

Northern Arizona University (NAU) – Criminal Lawyer

Northern Arizona – Criminal Defense Lawyer – Call Today (928)779-3242

For many college students, moving away from home will be the first time they are away from family in a new environment.  This will be a new city, town, school, roommate, living situation and away from the watchful eye of their parents.  It is common for a new college student to experiment with drugs and alcohol during their first years of being away from home, which can result in serious charges and penalties under the adult justice system because most are above the age of 18.  At the Law Office of David G. Bednar, the Flagstaff criminal attorney provides defense for NAU (Northern Arizona University) and CCC (Coconino Community College) students who are facing charges for a criminal offense in the Flagstaff Justice Court.

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY – NAU NAu

NAU – is a 4 year public University located in Flagstaff Arizona.  In the Fall of 2015 there were 20,893 students enrolled at the Flagstaff campus.  NAU offers over 80 bachelor degrees and over 45 masters degrees.  Many students live on campus in one of the 21 residence halls and others live in off campus housing located in and around the city of Flagstaff.                                           

Coconino Community College

Coconino Community College – CCC

CCC is a community college located in Flagstaff, Arizona, serving the Coconino County in the Northern part of Arizona.  There are over 10,000 students enrolled yearly.

Protecting Student’s Futures – Flagstaff Criminal Lawyer

If you are an NAU of CCC Student accused of a crime, the right criminal attorney or law firm can help with a bad situation.  Any conviction, misdemeanor or felony, can affect your career as a student and have major impact on future employment. Flagstaff criminal attorney David Bednar, thoroughly evaluates each case and will provide the best defense for your charges.  With over 19 years of criminal defense experience, in and around the Flagstaff and Northern Ariozna area, he has the ability to build an aggressive and thorough defense to help you avoid the penalties of a conviction. If you are facing charges for a DUI (driving under the influence), theft, minor consumption (MIC), drug crime, marijuana possession, paraphernalia, or any other criminal offense, the Arizona NORML attorney, David Bednar, can help defend your case.

Free Initial Consultation (928)779-3242, Call Today

 

Apache County Superior Court – Lawyer

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If you have been arrested (detained in the Apache County Jail) and charged with a crime in Apache County your future may depend on the experience and expertise of the Apache criminal defense attorney who represents you. Apache Criminal Lawyer David G. Bednar has been practicing criminal defense in Yavapai County for over 19 years for charges included but not limited to:  Transportation of Marijuana, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, DUI, Narcotics possession for sale. 
 
Apache County Superior Court, 70 W. 3rd St., St. Johns, AZ 85936
Apache County is located in the northeast corner of Arizona.  Apache County Superior Court is located at 70 W. 3rd Street St. in St. Johns, Arizona.  Apache County Superior Court criminal division handles cases for people that have been charged with a felony.  A felony charge is initiated by a complaint or an indictment. The Apache County Attorney can file a direct complaint, the defendant can be indicted by the grand jury, which determines from evidence presented by the prosecutor and law enforcement that a crime was committed, or via preliminary hearing out of an Apache County Justice Court.   Most cases in Apache County originate from marijuana arrests on Interstate 40 and defendants will have their initial appearance/preliminary hearing in the Puerco (Sanders) Justice Court. People charged with felonies will be summoned to appear in the Apache County Superior Court for an initial appearance.  During the initial appearance the defendant will be informed of the felony allegations, the person is advised of the right to an attorney, a bond and conditions of release are established. 
 
Felonies charged in Apache County Superior Court include such things as assault, rape, incest, child pornography, money laundering, transportation of narcotic drugs, narcotic drug possession, sale or delivery of a controlled substance, transportation of marijuana, transportation for sale, narcotic possession, and methamphetamine.

Contact  Apache County Arizona Lawyer (928)779-3242 free initial Consultation     

Whatever legal problem you are facing, we are here to help you explore your legal options. Contact us today online or by telephone at (928)779-3242 to speak with an experienced Apache County criminal defense attorney.

Apache Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense advice and representation for clients throughout Arizona facing felony charges in courts including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice CourtSeligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University

Navajo County Jail – Detention Center

Arrested in Navajo County? Contact Navajo Criminal Lawyer – free initial consultation – (928)779-3242

Navajo County Jail Inmate Housing Reportcell locking   When people are arrested anywhere in Navajo County (Interstate 40, Winslow, St. Johns, Holbrook, Pinetop Lakeside) they are taken to the Navajo County Jail in Holbrook.  Navajo County Jail is a regional holding facility in Holbrook, which houses both sentenced and un-sentenced misdemeanor and felony adult offenders.

If you or a family member has been arrested (detained in the Navajo County Jail) for any criminal charge you will need a Holbrook criminal defense attorney with experience handling cases in the Navajo County Superior Court and the justice courts of Winslow, Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake, and Pinetop lakeside. Holbrook criminal Lawyer David G. Bednar has been defending people who have been arrested on Interstate 40 for charges including: marijuana transportation, dangerous drug transportation, paraphernalia for over 19 years. Navajo County is located in the north eastern part of Arizona.

Navajo County Jail – Criminal Lawyer David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense advice and representation for clients throughout Navajo County facing misdemeanor charges (DWI, DWI) and felonies such as marijuana transportation, assault charges in courts including: Winslow Justice Court, Winslow Magistrate Court, Holbrook Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Show Low Justice Court, Pinetop Lakeside Justice Court,  Navajo County Superior Court.

Navajo Lawyer – Call Today – Free Consult

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NORML | National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

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The Flagstaff Criminal Law Office of David G. Bednar is a dedicated criminal defense firm committed to helping individuals that have been charged with a crime in and around Northern Arizona in the counties of Coconino, Yavapai, Mohave, Apache and Navajo.  

Marijuana Criminal Defense for the following charges:

  • For Sales or delivery – Transportation
  • Possession and possession intent to sell
  • Cultivation – Manufacturing
  • Grow operations
  • Trafficking
  • METRO Sting operations 
  • Medical marijuana defenses
  • Federal marijuana laws
  • State marijuana laws

Does the prosecutor claim to have strong evidence against you, did the officer illegally collect the evidence? Illegal search and seizure issues happen often in drug crime cases. If you or your family member’s Fourth Amendment rights were violated at any point during the search, seizure or arrest, evidence may be deemed inadmissible.

Arizona NORML Lawyer David Bednar has over 20 years of experience in challenging police procedure and evidence. He has aggressively defended client’s against drug crime charges and helps show the weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.

Marijuana Clients

Our marijuana clients come to us from all over the United States . They are usually merely passing through Arizona on Interstate 40 or Interstate 17 and immediately leave the state and go home after bailing out of jail. They need a Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney who not only concentrates in marijuana defense but who also has the experience to handle the logistics that are unique to an out-of-state client. As for our experience in handling out-of-state clients, we have represented hundreds of such persons. Flagstaff, Arizona NORML attorney David Bednar defends marijuana clients in the following counties: Coconino, Yavapai, Navajo, Apache, Maricopa, Pima.

Marijuana Transportation Lawyer call today (928)779-3242

Dangerous Crime Against a Child (DCAC)

Are you facing an investigation or have been arrested and charged for any crimes against a minor who is under 15 years of age?   Sex crime cases are not for inexperienced lawyers. The evidence prosecutors will use in these cases is often graphic and repulsive. Prosecutors will stand behind that evidence. A criminal lawyer defending against sex crime charges must be able to review that evidence and remain objective while finding the flaws in the evidence and in the rest of the prosecutor’s case. Flagstaff Criminal Attorney David Bednar has over 20 years of criminal experience and has defended these types of case. 

Contact Northern Arizona Criminal Law Office of David Bednar at (928)779-3242, for FREE INITIAL CONSULT

According to Arizona Revised Statutes, ARS§ 13-705, Dangerous Crime Against a Child means any of the following crimes committed against a minor who is under 15 years of age.

  • Aggravated assault that results in serious physical injury, or aggravated assault that involves a deadly weapon or     dangerous instrument;
  • Sexual assault;
  • Child molestation;
  • Sexual conduct with a minor;
  • Sexual exploitation of a minor, or sexual exploitation of a minor for commercial use;
  • Child prostitution;
  • Continuous sexual abuse of a child;
  • Sex trafficking that involves minors;
  • Luring a minor for sexual exploitation, or aggravated luring a minor for sexual exploitation; or
  • Unlawful age misrepresentation.

Conviction of a dangerous crime against a child imposes severe penalties and possible lengthy sentencing options. 

Contact Our Sex Crimes Flagstaff Defense Law Firm

If you have been arrested or are currently being investigated for one of the above charges in Northern Arizona (counties of Navajo, Apache, Coconino, Yavapai).  You will need to contact an attorney who has experience defending these types of cases, before speaking with an officer.

Contact the Bednar Law Office Today (928)779-3242

Cottonwood Criminal Lawyer |Cottonwood Municipal Court

Cottonwood Municipal Court 665 E. Mingus Ave. Cottonwood, AZ 86326

When a person is arrested (booked into the Yavapai County jail) or cited in Cottonwood by the Cottonwood Police department their case will  be set in the Cottonwood City Court, which handles misdemeanors. Cottonwood Municipal Court has jurisdiction over cases ranging from minor traffic violations to Class 1 misdemeanors, that carry a maximum penalty of six months in jail and/or a $2,500 fine plus surcharges. The Court also handles Orders of Protection and Injunctions Against Harassment.

From his office in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Cottonwood criminal defense attorney, David G. Bednar has handled numerous criminal cases in Cottonwood Municipal Court and has over 20 years of criminal defense experience for clients with charges such as DUI, DWI, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, domestic violence (DV), shoplifting, theft, in the Cottonwood Municipal Court.

Contact Cottonwood Criminal Lawyer David Bednar today at (928)779-3242 for a free initial consultation.

Yavapai Criminal Defense Lawyer David G. Bednar, provides affordable criminal defense representation for clients throughout Arizona facing charges in the following courts: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Seligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Cottonwood Municipal, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University

Contact Cottonwood and Yavapai Criminal Attorney David Bednar at (928)779-3242 for a free initial consultation

Camp Verde Criminal Lawyer | Verde Valley Justice Court

VerdeValleyJusticeCourt Verde Valley Justice Court 10 South 6th Street Cottonwood, AZ 86326 (928) 639-5820 When a person is arrested (booked to the Yavapai County Jail) or cited on Interstate 17 in Yavapai County they will need a Yavapai County criminal attorney that is experienced in handling cases in the Verde Justice Court.  The Verde Valley Justice Court is located 10 miles from Interstate 17 and  adjacent to Highway 89A in Cottonwood, Arizona. The Verde Valley Justice Court handles cases involving minor civil traffic offenses, criminal misdemeanors, and initial appearances on felony charges. Defendants can be charged with violations of the Arizona Criminal Revised Statutes by a Yavapai County Sheriff deputy or an Arizona Highway Patrol officer (AZDPS). Misdemeanor: Charges include but not limited to:

  • Personal use of marijuana
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Driving Under the Influence DUI (impaired to the slightest degree) Extreme DUI or Aggravated DUI – Arizona DUI Independent Test Advisory
  • Domestic violence – Disorderly Conduct

Felony : Charges include but not limited to:

  • Marijuana Personal Use – paraphernalia A.R.S. 13-3405
  • Possession for Sale (Narcotics, Marijuana, Coke, Meth)
  • Transportation of Marijuana for Sale (interstate 40)
  • Money Laundering
  • Drug Offenses (Marijuana, Paraphernalia, Meth, Narcotics, Prescriptions)

    Call Camp Verde Criminal Attorney – David Bednar Free Consultation (928)779-3242

Defendants that are charged with a crime in Verde Valley Justice Court will appear before the judge, William N. Lundy, for their initial appearance and a bond setting. If the defendant is charged with a misdemeanor the case will stay in the Verde Valley Justice Court and be prosecuted by the Yavapai County Attorney’s office misdemeanor staff. For clients that are charged with felonies their case will be transferred to Early Disposition Court (EDC) in either the Yavapai County Superior Court in Camp Verde or the Yavapai County Superior Court in Prescott. If you or a family member has been charged with a crime in Verde Valley Justice Court contact Yavapai County lawyer David Bednar who has helped prior clients with charges such as DUI, DWI, Transportation of Marijuana, possession for sales, possession of dangerous drugs, and the reliability of k-9.

Contact Cottonwood County Criminal Attorney David Bednar at (928)779-3242 for a free initial consultation.

Verde Valley Justice Court and Yavapai Coutny  Criminal Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense advice and representation for clients throughout Arizona facing marijuana charges in courts including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Seligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Mayer Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court , Cottonwood, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona Attorney | Marijuana Transportation Arrest I-40

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Transportation of Marijuana

Marijuana harvest season runs roughly from October to March. In Northern Arizona Marijuana is transported up from Mexico on Interstate 17 and from California across Interstate 40. Arizona Highway Patrol (DPS) monitors the highways in Arizona and many travelers are profiled and stopped for minor traffic offenses (ie: following too closely or an illegal lane change) and eventually arrested for one of the following charges:

I-40-Marijuana-Bust           * Personal Use – paraphernalia / Production and Cultivation

           * Marijuana Transportation for Sale (interstate 40)

           * Possession for Sale (Narcotics, Marijuana, Coke, Meth)

           * Medical Marijuana

Northern Arizona Marijuana Transportation Lawyer | Free Consult

From his office in Historic Downtown Flagstaff, Northern Arizona Marijuana Transportation Defense Lawyer, David Bednar has been successfully defending clients arrested on Interstate 40  in Northern Arizona for over 20 years. He has successfully defended and challenged the stops by investigating if the officer had probable cause to make the traffic stop, to search you or your vehicle, prolonged your detention against your constitutional rights, warrantless searches, and canine (K-9) certifications.

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If you are facing charges of marijuana transportation or marijuana transportation for sale you need the assistance of an experienced Northern Arizona marijuana attorney to protect your freedom and constitutional rights.

Contact the Northern Arizona Marijuana Transportation Lawyer today at (928)779-3242.

Coconino County Criminal Marijuana Attorney David G. Bednar, provides criminal defense advice and representation for clients throughout Northern Arizona including: Flagstaff Justice Court, Flagstaff Municipal Court, Williams City, Williams Justice Court, Page Justice Court, Sedona Magistrate Court, Holbrook Justice Court, Seligman Justice Court, Prescott Justice Court, Verde Valley Justice Court , Cottonwood, Winslow, Kingman, Coconino County Superior Court, Apache County Superior Court, Navajo County Superior Court, Gila County Superior Court, Yavapai County Superior Court EDC, and Northern Arizona University.