domestic violence

Marissa Devault Sentenced to Life in Prison

Marissa Devault was sentenced to life in prison on April 30 for the murder of her husband in 2009. On April 9, 2014, Marissa Devault of Gilbert was convicted for bludgeoning her husband to death with a hammer in 2009. The trial took many turns amid conflicting statements from the defendant and witnesses as the jury worked to determine whether Devault should be sentenced to death or spend her life in prison. Marissa Devault’s husband, Dale Harrell, was found in the master bedroom of their home, his face and head severely beaten with a claw hammer on January 14, 2009. […]

Scottsdale Law Firm Corso Law Group Believes in Providing the Best Possible Legal Representation, Clients Say

A strong passion for justice and dedication to defending the rights of their clients as well as an extensive knowledge of Arizona state and national laws have given Corso Law Group a competitive edge against other Arizona attorneys, and satisfied clients are sharing their positive experiences. “Providing a personal touch is one of the rules we live by at Corso Law Group,” said founding partner Christopher P. Corso, Esq. “All of the positive reviews and positive feedback we receive bring us closer to our clients and allow us to continue to grow as a firm. Several triumphant clients support Corso’s […]

Marissa Alexander, Domestic Violence and the “Stand Your Ground” Defense

Imagine facing up to 60 years behind bars for protecting yourself during a domestic dispute incident. That’s the legal predicament Marissa Alexander was convicted on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Jacksonville, Fla. in 2012. Alexander fired a warning shot in the direction of her estranged husband and his two kids after she said they had been fighting and he threatened to kill her that day. The shots hit the wall and no injuries resulted from the gunfire. She was sentenced to 20 years, three counts served concurrently adding up to 60 years in prison, but […]

Arizona Domestic Violence Arrests Bring with Them Plenty of Frequently Asked Questions, According to Corso Law Group

Scottsdale, Ariz. – Arizona domestic violence charges are serious and come with serious implications for Arizona families, according to the experienced domestic violence lawyers at Scottsdale-based Corso Law Group. “Domestic violence charges can be embarrassing and very costly for families,” said Christopher P. Corso of Corso Law Group. “Having an experienced domestic violence lawyer on your side can make a world of difference.” In Arizona, domestic violence charges can be filed against spouses, partners, former partners, people who live together, people dating, family member, relatives and even the elderly. Domestic violence charges in Arizona can be filed by the victim of […]

Jerice Hunter, Mother Of Missing Arizona Girl Jhessye Shockley, Arrested Again

Christopher Corso of the Arizona defense law firm Corso Law Group discusses the charges Jerice Hunter, whose daughter Jhessye Shockley has been missing since October 2011, has been rearrested on in Arizona.