Felony Charges in Flagstaff
Aggressive Advocacy for Your Rights
It is no secret that a felony conviction can change the course of your life forever. It limits employment opportunities, housing opportunities, and changes the way the world looks at you. If you have been arrested on felony charges, you need to act quickly and retain a legal team who understands the challenges you are facing and can help you overcome them. The Flagstaff criminal defense attorney at The Zickerman Law Office, PLLC has had extensive experience as a prosecutor and understands the criminal justice system from both sides of the courtroom. Our team can put that experience to work for you and fight to ensure that your reputation, freedom, and future are protected.
Some of the felony charges we handle include:
- Aggravated Assault
- Sex Crimes
- Aggravated DUI
- Murder and Manslaughter
- Theft and Burglary
Penalties of a Felony Crime Conviction
There are six classes of felonies in the state of Arizona, each carrying with them their own sentencing guidelines.
The penalties which accompany each class of felony may include:
- Class 6 Felony: the least serious under state law, this can result in prison sentences of 1-2 years. With the right attorney, these may be reduced to a misdemeanor and sentenced accordingly.
- Class 5 Felony: prison sentences may range from two to two and a half years.
- Class 4 Felony: a conviction can result in anywhere from two and a half years to three years and nine months.
- Class 3 Felony: these tend to carry a broader range of prison sentences, from three and a half years to eight years and nine months.
- Class 2 Felony: sentences for class 2 felonies may range between five and 12.5 years.
- Class 1 Felony: sentencing for the most serious felonies are left to the judge’s discretion and the circumstances of the case.
Choose an Attorney with the Skill You Need
If you are facing felony charges, you do not have the luxury of time. You need a legal team who is aggressive, experienced, and willing to defend your rights passionately. Our Flagstaff criminal defense attorney, as a former prosecutor, has fought from both sides of the courtroom and is prepared to give you the representation you need.
Call The Zickerman Law Office, PLLC today at (928) 323-0910 to schedule your initial consultation.