I was arrested for disorderly conduct for going to a friends house and getting into an argument which was true but she said i grabbed her which isn't true.
The answer to your question depends on a lot of variables. Someone can get anywhere from outright dismissal to jail time. What sentence you are actually facing will depend on the circumstances of your case. Depending on those circumstances an attorney may very well get the case dismissed before or at trial. Don't just go to court and plead guilty thinking it's a minor matter. It's not; it's a criminal offense and can affect you in ways you may not now anticipate. Be sure to have the assistance of an attorney. You will be thankful later on.
That depends upon many factors including your prior criminal history, the facts and circumstances in your case, the position of the victim and the sentencing judge. A class 1 misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of up to 3 years probation, 6 months jail as a term of probation and $2,500 in fines plus surcharges. It's best to retain counsel to ensure the best possible outcome in your case. Good luck.
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The answer depends on how is it charged, disorderly conduct can involve the use of a firearm and when it does can be a felony, if this is the case you definitely need a lawyer and the rest of this e-mail does not apply. As a misdemeanor a class 1 disorderly conduct could lead to 6 months in jail 3 years of probation and large fine. If it is domestic violence or not could affect the sentence as well. However in most cases (and there are many exceptions) first offense disorderly conduct is punished by either a diversion (if the prosecutor for that court has such a program) a small amount of jail time or a fine, however the worse the indecent the worse the likely penalty without the exact details of your case and knowing exactly who was prosecuting it no likely answer can be given.
Here is the law: "A.R.S. 13-2904. Disorderly conduct; classification
A. A person commits disorderly conduct if, with intent to disturb the peace or quiet of a neighborhood, family or person, or with knowledge of doing so, such person:
1. Engages in fighting, violent or seriously disruptive behavior; or
2. Makes unreasonable noise; or
3. Uses abusive or offensive language or gestures to any person present in a manner likely to provoke immediate physical retaliation by such person; or
4. Makes any protracted commotion, utterance or display with the intent to prevent the transaction of the business of a lawful meeting, gathering or procession; or
5. Refuses to obey a lawful order to disperse issued to maintain public safety in dangerous proximity to a fire, a hazard or any other emergency; or
6. Recklessly handles, displays or discharges a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument.
B. Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 6 is a class 6 felony. Disorderly conduct under subsection A, paragraph 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 is a class 1 misdemeanor. "
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