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Paul E Knost

Paul Knost’s Legal Guides

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  • Accomplice liability in Arizona

    Accomplice liability in Arizona by Paul E. Knost, Esq. on 10/12/11 In the State of Arizona, you can go to prison for a very long time for helping someone else commit a crime.Your help can be great or small... it does not matter.Your help can be planned or spur-of-the-moment... i...

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  • Removed by the author

    The myth of Arizona expungement by Paul E. Knost, Esq. on 10/01/11 Lately, I have received a lot of calls from people asking for help in getting an Arizona expungement. Oh, how I wish it were allowed in Arizona!There is no expungement of adult criminal convictions in the state of...

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  • Probation tails and Immigration holds, Part 2

    In Part 1 of this article, I discussed a situation where a person is in the Arizona Department of Corrections (Arizona state prison) and that person also has an Immigration hold on them. Here, I am going to talk about an earlier stage in the process: when a person is detained in ...

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  • Probation tails and Immigration holds, Part 1

    What if a person is serving time in the Arizona Department of Corrections (prison), and they simultaneously have a "probation tail" and an "ICE hold" or "Immigration hold"? First, let me define some terms. A "probation tail" is when a person accepts a plea agreement in which one...

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  • There is no expungement in Arizona

    The word "expunge" means: "(1) to strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion; (2) to efface completely: destroy; (3) to eliminate (as a memory) from one's consciousness." Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expunge A legal definition of "expunge" is: "To intentio...

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  • Choosing a Criminal Defense Lawyer.

    Question 1: "If I hire you, will you be the lawyer handling our case?" If you are hiring a lawyer to represent either yourself or a loved one, you want to make sure that the lawyer you are hiring is

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