Romeo and Juliet Law in Arizona

Romeo and Juliet Law in Arizona

Have you ever heard of the Romeo and Juliet law? The Romeo and Juliet law is part of Arizona’s statutory rape laws. Statutory rape is a type of sex crime that involves a difference in age rather than force.  In this post, sex crimes attorney Belen Olmedo Guerra will...
Arizona Age of Consent

Arizona Age of Consent

Do you know the Arizona age of consent? “Age of consent” refers to the age a person must reach before they can legally consent to sexual intercourse with another person. Every state’s age of consent law is a little different, but in every state, violating these laws...
Solicitation of Prostitution Defense in Phoenix

Solicitation of Prostitution Defense in Phoenix

Solicitation occurs when one person entices, requests, or demands that another person engages in criminal activity. While solicitation can refer to any felony or misdemeanor, it is most often used to refer to the solicitation of prostitution. Of all fifty states,...
Phoenix Child Pornography Charges

Phoenix Child Pornography Charges

In Arizona, child pornography, also known as child sexual exploitation or sexual exploitation of a minor, is defined in ARS § 13-3553 as “recording, filming, photographing, developing, or duplicating any visual depiction in which a minor is engaged in exploitative...