These cases are treated differently and the consequences can be even more severe.
In Arizona, domestic violence often involves the following types of domestic relationships: More information about domestic violence offenses can be found under the Domestic Violence tab under Practice Areas.
If this crime is committed in retaliation for someone reporting a crime, this increases the penalty to a class 6 felony.
These types of charges are taken very seriously and often lead to severe punishment, including time in jail.
The law enforcement officer at the scene of the crime will make a decision whether or not to arrest someone for threatening and intimidation.
This crime is a class 3 felony, with the penalty up to to 8.75 years in prison, a fine of up to $150,000 and 5 years probation on the first offense.
If the defendant and the victim are in a domestic relationship, the crime is considered one of domestic violence.
Threatening or intimidating can be physical or verbal, and may include injury to another person or another person’s property.