Under Arizona Revised Statute 13-1602A1, a person commits criminal damage by recklessly defacing or damaging property of another. If the damage to the property is less than $1,000, you will be charged with a class 1 misdemeanor. If the damage is more than $1,000, but less than $2,000, you will be charged with a Class 6 Felony.
Here, because the victim is your boyfriend, you can be charged with domestic violence.
The maximum sentence for a Class 1 misdemeanor conviction is 6 months in jail. The maximum sentence for a Class 6 felony conviction is 1.5 years in prison. Moreover, if convicted of domestic violence, even if it is a misdemeanor conviction, you will lose your rights to possess a firearm and may be barred from ever becoming a teacher.
You are facing very serious charges and need to be represented by an attorney. I suggest calling an attorney immediately.
It would almost certainly be in your best interest to call an attorney and get some advise on how to proceed and explore the idea of having an attorney assist you in this situation. Most attorneys give a free consultation as well. Talk to a few and find one willing to help you in this situation that you trust.
Your best interest is always a lawyer. This is charged Domestic Violence because you most likely live with your boyfriend, are in a relationship, and/or have a child in common. DV has nothing to do with yelling. Breaking a window is considered criminal damage in AZ. This is a class 1 misdemeanor. You can get up to 6 months in jail and fined up to $2500.
There are many other things you need to discuss with an attorney in a private conversation. Contact a lawyer.
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