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Arizona Breathalyzer Laws

Arizona Breathalyzer Laws

What is a Breathalyzer?      

Arizona Breathalyzer LawsWhen police officers suspect a driver is under the influence, they are allowed to request the driver to comply with a variety of field sobriety tests. If you are asked to provide a breath or blood sample, you […]

Unreasonable Search and Seizure related to an Arizona DUI

Unreasonable Search and Seizure related to an Arizona DUI

unreasonable search and seizureA police officer must prove probably cause or reasonable suspicion to make a lawful arrest or take next steps in searching you or your vehicle during a traffic stop. But if you’ve never studied or […]

What If You Were Arrested for DUI but Not Drunk?

What If You Were Arrested for DUI but Not Drunk?

arrested for dui but not drunkIt is a Friday night and you and some friends from work got off a little early and decided to head out for a bite to eat. You all had a few beers […]

How to Get My License Back After a DUI?

How to Get My License Back After a DUI?

how to get my license back after a duiBeing convicted of a DUI in Arizona means serving a 90-day license suspension or a full year of license revocation. You may have the option to get a restricted license following […]

Is There a Field Sobriety Marijuana DUI Test?

Is There a Field Sobriety Marijuana DUI Test?

marijuana dui testPolice officers in Arizona can ask you to do a field sobriety test if you get pulled over and there are suspicions of driving under the influence. These tests are used to determine whether you’ve consumed alcohol. You […]

Can You Avoid the Ignition Interlock Device after an Arizona DUI?

Can You Avoid the Ignition Interlock Device after an Arizona DUI?

dui ignition interlock deviceThe installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) is a common consequence of committing a DUI in Arizona. This device, however, comes with associated costs and it requires maintenance. As a result, many people […]

What is a Super Extreme DUI in Arizona?

What is a Super Extreme DUI in Arizona?

what is super extreme dui in arizonaArizona, an already strict state when adjudicating DUI offenders, goes above normal sentences and suspensions when intoxication reaches .200. Dubbed the “Super Extreme DUI”, violators will experience losses in many ways both on, and […]

5 DUI Tips for Arizona Drivers

5 DUI Tips for Arizona Drivers

dui tipsDrunk driving is Arizona’s unavoidable nightmare responsible for nearly one life per day statewide, and had induced 10,265 deaths in 2015 alone. Growing concern over drunk driving has caused Arizona, like most states, to take a tougher stance by ramping […]

Definition of DUI in Arizona

Definition of DUI in Arizona

definition of dui in arizonaDriving under the influence is a serious offense in any state in the United States.  However, Arizona is a state that imposes some of the most serious consequences for DUIs.  This blogpost will discuss some of the important terms […]

DUI Appeal in Arizona

DUI Appeal in Arizona

dui appealBeing charged with, then sentenced for, DUI ends the prosecution’s case – at least in their eyes. Sometimes, the trial court gets things wrong. In other cases, the state stepped outside their legal limitations to sentence or convict you.

When certain parts of your […]