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What Happens If I have a Warrant for My Arrest?

When a warrant for arrest is issued, it is in your best interest to take steps to resolve the issue immediately. Whether the warrant was issued because police believe they have probable cause to arrest you or you simply failed [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|criminal- defense, dui dwi|Comments Off on What Happens If I have a Warrant for My Arrest?

Can You Get a DUI While Riding a Bicycle in Arizona? [Infographic]

A recent WalletHub survey found that Arizona has the strictest DUI laws in the country. If you are wondering whether these same strict penalties apply to riding a bicycle, the short answer is “perhaps”. Arizona DUI law requires the alcohol-impaired operation [...]

By |January 24th, 2018|dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on Can You Get a DUI While Riding a Bicycle in Arizona? [Infographic]

Can Criminal Charges from Other States be Held Against Me in Arizona? [Infographic]

If you are wanted for criminal charges committed in another state, Arizona will generally transfer you and give custody to that state. This process is known as interstate extradition, and these laws are governed by §13-3855 and §13-3857 of the A.R.S. These [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|criminal- defense, dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on Can Criminal Charges from Other States be Held Against Me in Arizona? [Infographic]

Penalties for a DUI with a Child in Car  [Infographic]

Arizona law treats any DUI as a serious legal offense and public safety risk. However, penalties for a DUI when a child is present in the car are far more severe than a standard misdemeanor DUI. If an Arizona driver [...]

By |December 20th, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on Penalties for a DUI with a Child in Car  [Infographic]

Penalties for a DUI with a CDL [Infographic]

Commercial drivers are held to a higher standard than ordinary drivers in Arizona, and the serious penalties for a DUI with a commercial driver's license (CDL) reflect this fact. Commercial drivers are also held to a higher standard insofar as [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on Penalties for a DUI with a CDL [Infographic]

Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenders in Arizona

DUI penalties, even for a first offender, are serious and carry long-term repercussions. That said, the penalties for repeat DUI offenders in Arizona are treated far more severely. Arizona law allows fines, restrictions on driver's licenses, jail time and similar [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi|Comments Off on Penalties for Repeat DUI Offenders in Arizona

How Is Your BAC Calculated? [Infographic]

Arizona classifies certain DUI offenses based on blood alcohol content (BAC), which is a measure of the percentage of alcohol in a person's bloodstream. For example, a standard DUI is classified as driving a vehicle with a BAC of 0.08% [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on How Is Your BAC Calculated? [Infographic]

What Do You Do in a Field Sobriety Test?

If an Arizona police officer suspects a driver of a DUI or DWI, it is likely that the officer will request the driver to perform a field sobriety test. As the name implies, a field sobriety test may be one [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|criminal- defense, dui dwi|Comments Off on What Do You Do in a Field Sobriety Test?

Can I Get a DUI for Using My Own Prescription Drugs?

When the average person hears DUI, it is almost a certainty they will assume alcohol was involved. Given that there were 4,941 alcohol-related crashes in 2015 alone, it is understandable that alcohol often takes center stage in the DUI discussion. [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|dui dwi|Comments Off on Can I Get a DUI for Using My Own Prescription Drugs?

Getting Through DUI Checkpoints [Infographic]

DUI checkpoints are intended to discourage drunk driving. Here are some important things to keep in mind if you find yourself going through one. You MUST show your ID and registration. You MUST step out of the vehicle if you [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|dui dwi, Infographic|Comments Off on Getting Through DUI Checkpoints [Infographic]