Phoenix Disorderly Conduct Attorney
Disorderly Conduct Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona
There are many different scenarios under which a person can be charged
with disorderly conduct. Because the laws regarding disorderly conduct
are written so broadly, many police officers use disorderly conduct as
a charge of last resort when they are determined to make an arrest of
an individual. A charge of disorderly conduct can be filed as either a
misdemeanor or a felony which might be determined by whether a gun or
other weapon was involved in the incident. Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Joshua
S. Davidson has handled hundreds of such cases between his time as a prosecutor
and a Phoenix defense attorney, including cases ranging from unreasonable
noise to the reckless discharge of firearm.
The most common disorderly conduct charges in Phoenix arise from an allegation
that the defendant does any of the following with the intent to disturb
Creates unreasonable noise
Produces a protracted display or commotion with the intent of disturbing
a meeting or the completion of a business transaction
Brandishes, fires or handles a gun or other weapon while acting recklessly
Participates in significantly disruptive behavior, fighting or violent activity
Attempts to provoke another person into a physical confrontation by being
verbally offensive or using abusive gestures
Disorderly Conduct Charges in Phoenix
Depending on the particular allegations of a Phoenix disorderly conduct
case, the criminal act could be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor.
There are many
domestic violence cases that result in the filing of disorderly conduct charges in Phoenix.
Although most of these are charged as misdemeanors, a conviction could
carry potential long term consequences such as probation or jail and could
prevent you from being able to legally possess a gun, rifle, or other
firearm. Disorderly conduct cases in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa
and Glendale that involve a deadly weapon are typically filed in court
as felony offenses and may result in a mandatory prison sentence upon
If you are facing disorderly conduct charges in Phoenix, it is critical
that you have an aggressive
criminal defense attorney at your side who will vigorously fight to protect your rights. Joshua
S. Davidson has the experience to evaluate your Phoenix disorderly conduct
case and help you develop effective defense strategies that could mean
the difference between freedom and prison.
When facing disorderly conduct charges, Phoenix Defense Lawyer Joshua S.
Davidson is your voice in court.
Contact him today for your free initial consultation.