State Crimes

Tucson Criminal Defense Specialist: State Crime Charges

If you are charged with committing a criminal offense in Arizona, you will face either state or federal charges, depending on the offense and who is brining the charges. If you are charged with a crime by the state of Arizona, then it is a state crime that is tried in state court by an Arizona prosecutor. For example, if you are charged with a white collar crime by the state of Arizona (e.g., of a white collar crime might be forgery or check fraud), then your white collar crime is a state crime. If on the other hand, you are charged with mail fraud (another white collar crime) by the federal government, then your white collar crime would be a federal crime.

With over 25 years experience in criminal defense, including defending clients charged with state and federal crimes, criminal law specialist Steve Sherick has devoted a significant part of his life fighting to protect the rights, freedom and future of men and women charged with a crime in Tucson or southern Arizona. Mr. Sherick is a board certified criminal law specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

To speak with an experienced Tucson attorney who is also a certified criminal law specialist about your white collar crime or other state crime charges in confidence, please call 520-318-3939.

One of the biggest differences between state and federal crimes is that state crimes are tried in state court and federal crimes are tried in federal court. There are different procedures for each court, and different sentencing guidelines will apply. You should discuss your charges with an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Some examples of state crimes include the following:

  • DUI-DWI-Vehicular Crimes
  • White Collar Crime
  • Crimes against Children
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Aggravated Assault & Homicide
  • Violent Crimes
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Forgery and Check Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Domestic Violence
  • Shoplifting
  • Animal Abuse and Neglect
  • Drug Offenses
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Dealing-Trafficking
  • Conspiracy
  • Sexual Assault-Rape
  • Solicitation of Minors for Sex (including entrapment cases)

To discuss one of the crimes mentioned above or any other state crime charges with an experienced criminal defense lawyer and certified criminal law specialist, please schedule a confidential consultation by calling us at 520-318-3939, or fill out the intake form and we will contact you.

We also invite you to learn more about our qualifications.

If the outcome is important to you, you should retain the services of an Arizona Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist* with over 25 years of experience...

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Tucson Criminal Defense Attorneys
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