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Arizona DUI Jury Selection

Arizona DUI Jury Selection

While it is rare, some DUI cases do go through the jury system. You have a right to a speedy and public trial by jury thanks to the sixth amendment and Arizona’s constitution.

Jury members are randomly selected using Arizona’s motor vehicle driver’s license […]

How to Avoid Getting Pulled Over After Drinking in Arizona

How to Avoid Getting Pulled Over After Drinking in Arizona

Law enforcement has many options for pulling you over, but they can’t do so without a qualifying reason or everything they discover could be void. That means that unless you break the law or attract attention to yourself, law enforcement cannot legally stop you.

If you’ve been […]

A Significant Change to Arizona Parking Laws

A Significant Change to Arizona Parking Laws

You should be careful where you park anytime because you could face parking tickets for failing to heed posted parking instructions. But if you’ve been out partying, your judgment could be further impaired, and a small parking ticket could lead to DUI charges if law enforcement finds you’ve been […]

How Much Time Can You Get Off for Good Behavior in Arizona?

How Much Time Can You Get Off for Good Behavior in Arizona?

Truth-in-Sentencing Laws took effect in 1993 in the state of Arizona. This revised the existing Criminal Code and allows the state to incorporate good behavior when considering the […]

Marijuana DUI Laws in Arizona – Phoenix DUI Laywer

Marijuana DUI Laws in Arizona

Over the last decade, the legal framework concerning the use of marijuana has changed tremendously. From being a prohibited substance, it became legal for medical use in 2010 and, with the adoption of Proposition 207 in 2020, for recreational use, as well. However, this does not mean that you cannot get […]

Can You Get a DUI While Not Driving in Arizona?

Can You Get a DUI While Not Driving in Arizona?

The definition of driving under influence – DUI in Arizona law, is the following: “ to drive or be in actual physical control of the vehicle”. The last part of the definition makes it possible for law enforcement […]

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