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Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Arizona?

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Arizona?

You are driving home after a busy day at work and you see a police car signaling you to pull over. The law enforcement officer presents you with a Breathalyzer and tells you that you have to take a breath test. Should you consent to it or refuse?
Unfortunately, you […]

What is the Penalty for DUI in Arizona?

What is the Penalty for DUI in Arizona?

Driving a car on the roads of Arizona is a privilege, not a right, according to the state’s Department of Transportation. Therefore, earning a driver’s license means accepting to oblige all the traffic laws, including the ones that refer […]

What Does Suspicion of DUI Mean in Arizona?

What Does Suspicion of DUI Mean in Arizona?

Before the dreaded moment when you see police lights in your rearview mirror, your driving behavior or vehicle gives them a reason to pull you over. If you’ve had even just a beer before driving, you should be extra careful about how you’re driving to avoid attracting such […]

The Top Factors that Shape

The Top Factors That Shape DUI Case Outcomes

If you are arrested for DUI in Arizona, you are likely wondering what, exactly, will determine the outcome of your case. The facts are certainly important yet the quality of your Arizona DUI attorney is a primary determinant of how your case will turn out. Even the

The Temporary Shelter DUI Defense Strategy in Arizona

The Temporary Shelter DUI Defense Strategy in Arizona

Did you know you don’t have to be driving an automobile to be convicted of DUI? The wording of Arizona’s DUI laws makes it a crime to be in control of a vehicle when an […]

Can You Get a DUI on Private Property in Arizona?

Can You Get a DUI on Private Property in Arizona?

There is a general misconception that it is not possible to be charged with DUI if on private property in Arizona. DUI is an acronym that is short for driving under the influence. Though some states do not charge people with DUI if on private […]

DUI and Licensed Professionals in Arizona

DUI and Licensed Professionals in Arizona

If you get arrested and charged for DUI in Arizona, you’ll be facing very serious penalties. Of course, you’ll have to deal with fines and possible jail time. You may have to attend alcohol classes. Depending on how high your […]

Legalization of Marijuana and DUI in Arizona

Legalization of Marijuana and DUI in Arizona

Throughout Arizona, DUI attorneys are reporting an uptick in DUI arrest cases since voters passed Proposition 207. Proposition 207 decriminalized the use of marijuana and joined neighboring states California and Nevada in allowing the recreational use of marijuana. […]

How Much Jail Time for DUI in Arizona?

How Much Jail Time for DUI in Arizona?

Anyone arrested for DUI in Arizona is going to spend at least one night in jail. The law is structured so that all DUI offenders, regardless of the level of the offense, will spend at least one day in jail. Technically, you can be ordered to serve ten […]

DUI and Jail Time in Arizona

DUI and Jail Time in Arizona

If you’re pulled over for DUI in Arizona, the cops are going to do a few things. First, they’ll look around to see if they see any open containers of alcohol in the car. They’re also going to look for drug paraphernalia, especially if they smell marijuana. They’re also going […]