If charged with Extortion in Arizona you are facing a mandatory minimum sentence of between 7 and 21 years in prison.
You stand little chance against prosecution without a top-notch Criminal Defense Law Firm acting in your defense who is experienced in defending allegations Extortion.
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Extortion ARS §13-1804
Extortion occurs when a person commits Theft by knowingly obtaining or seeking to obtain property or services by means of a threat. Threats may include causing physical injury by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, causing physical injury in some other manner, causing damage to property, engaging in other conduct constituting a criminal offense, accusing someone of a crime or bringing criminal charges against anyone, exposing a secret or asserted fact – whether true or false, or causing anyone to part with any property.
Possible Sentences For Extortion
If the Extortion occurs when somebody threatens to use or causes physical injury while using a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument then this is a class two felony. If the person actually used a deadly weapon in the victim’s presence, then they are facing a dangerous offense, which carries prison only sentences.
- First Offense: Mandatory Minimum 7 – 21 Years Prison
- Second Offense: 14-28 Years Prison
- Third Offense: 21-35 Years Prison
If the accused threatens to use the deadly weapon and did not actually display the weapon sentences range:
- First Offense: Up to 12.5 Years Prison
- Second Offense: 4.5 Years to 23.25 Years Prison
- Third Offense: 10.5 to 35 Years Prison
For all other situations, Extortion is charged as a class four felony.
- First Offense: Up to 3.75 Years Prison
- Second Offense: 2.5 Years to 7.5 Years Prison
- Third Offense: 6 to 15 Years Prison
The Criminal Trial Lawyers at The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor take pride in knowing more about the defense of Extortion than prosecutors and police officers. We will defend you against these drug related charges in a “Beyond Aggressive” manner. Some possible defenses are:
- Assertion of Lawful Claim
- Forensic Flaw Exposure
- Miranda Rights Violation
- Denial of Right To Counsel
A conviction of Extortion has lifelong consequences. You cannot afford to be represented by anyone less than the best Criminal Defense Attorneys.
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