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Campus Crime Attorney Phoenix, AZ

Last Modified: February 21, 2017 at 10:26 pm

Have you or your child been charged with a crime while on campus at one of the nearby college campuses?  Arizona State students frequently run into serious offenses which require the need of a highly skilled Phoenix campus crime defense attorney.  While campus crime is not a distinct category of criminal law, it becomes an important umbrella term for crimes which occur on or near campus by a university student.

Campus Crimes

Campus crimes can range in severity, but typically include:

  • DUI defense
  • Drug offenses
  • Noise violations
  • Underage drinking
  • Assault
  • Sex Crimes

While these crimes are not as serious as they could be, they could well affect your future, any scholarships you have worked hard for, and your degree plan.  Schools often punish students for receiving criminal charges, and it is important that you gain the assistance of an experienced campus crime attorney shortly after being arrested on campus.  You do not want to wait until you have lost your scholarship or have been kicked out of school.

Campus Crime Defense

When you or your child is facing expulsion from the school of their dreams, do not trust their representation to a court-appointed attorney.  Many attorneys are focused on ensuring their clients stay out of jail and do not recognize the importance of defending their client against all charges to ensure the charges do not remain on their record, which can result in expulsion.    A poor decision from one night should not drastically alter your future.

A well-experienced Phoenix campus crime defense attorney will examine all evidence in the case, including whether you had the right to be searched.  If you are over the age of 18, you do not need to involve your parents in this type of proceeding if you do not want to.  As an adult, you are able to handle your defense on your own along with the assistance of an experienced attorney.

Dwane Cates | Phoenix, Arizona Campus Crime Attorney

Dwane Cates years of experience in defending clients accused of a wide array of charges, including those listed above.  His vast experience in the courtroom guarantees that he will have the best strategy to tackle your offenses head-on.  Do not let your mistakes from one night dictate your future.  Dwane Cates understands that college is about experiencing your first bout of freedom away from your parents, and we try to ensure our clients retain this freedom by helping students avoid severe penalties for their mistakes.

Contact our Phoenix campus crime defense lawyers today for your initial free consultation where we can go over the details of your case and decide on the best strategy.  We will examine all evidence related to the case and seek dismissal of charges if there is not enough evidence to hold up the charges.