Open Container and Public Consumption Attorney
Arizona, undoubtedly, has the best winter weather in the country. Right around October, Arizona festivals kick off and go strong through the spring. Most of the festivals and parties in the Phoenix area take place in Tempe and Scottsdale. Although the festivals seem like a carefree environment, Tempe and Scottsdale Police are patrolling for people to cite for very minor city code violations. Having represented thousands of clients, I believe these citations are nothing more than revenue sources for the cities. What the officers won’t tell you, however, is they are issuing criminal citations. This means, the criminal record will stay on your record forever.
I Received a Citation, What Should I do?
The first thing you must do is stay calm. You are not the first person who has contacted my office about an open container or public consumption charge and you certainly won’t be the last. If you were just visiting Tempe or Scottsdale don’t worry, we most likely will be able to resolve your case without you having to return. In addition to relieving you from missing work, school or travel expenses, there is a good chance we may be able to resolve your case in a manner that will result in a dismissal. This means, NO CRIMINAL CONVICTION – NO CRIMINAL RECORD.
What’s This Going to Cost?
I tell everyone the same thing, the amount of money our office will charge to have your case possibly dismissed and kept off your record is nominal compared to the amount of time you will waste taking off work, traveling and worrying about how to resolve your court matter. Our lawyers are great at what they do. Hiring us to assist with your case is a wise investment; an investment you will not regret.