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When is a DUI Considered a Misdemeanor in Arizona?

DUI charges are typically classified as misdemeanors in the state of Arizona. This means that if you are convicted of a DUI, you could face jail time and fines, but your record will not be affected as severely as it would if you were convicted of a felony. In this article, we will discuss what constitutes a misdemeanor DUI...

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How to Beat a DUI in Arizona [Step by Step]

Nobody ever expects to be arrested for DUI, but if you find yourself in that situation, it’s important to know what to do. In this article, we will discuss the steps you need to take to give you the best chance of beating a DUI charge in Arizona. We will also provide some tips on how to prepare for...

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Do You Get Your License Suspended After a DUI in Arizona?

If you are arrested for a DUI in Arizona, your license is automatically suspended. This is true even if you have not yet been convicted of the crime. In some cases, you may be able to get a restricted license that will allow you to drive to work or school. In this article, we will explain what happens to...

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Does Arizona Have Mandatory Jail Time for DUIs?

In Arizona, the punishment for a first DUI conviction may include jail time. However, the amount of time you will spend in jail depends on several factors, including your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of arrest and whether or not you have any prior convictions. In this article, we will discuss the possible consequences of a first...

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Can You Get a DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

If you have been arrested for a DUI, you may be wondering if it is possible to have the charge reduced to reckless driving. The answer to this question depends on several factors, including your criminal history and the facts of your case. In this article, we will discuss how DUI charges can be reduced to reckless driving and...

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Arizona DUI & License Suspensions

If you are arrested for a DUI in Arizona, your driver’s license will be automatically suspended unless you act immediately. In this article, we will discuss the different types of license suspensions and how to fight them. We will also provide information on the steps you need to take after a DUI arrest to protect your driving privileges. Arizona...

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Costs & Benefits of Hiring a Good DUI Lawyer

If you have been arrested for a DUI, you are undoubtedly wondering what to do next. One of the most important decisions you will make is whether to hire a lawyer. This is a big decision, and it’s important to weigh the costs and benefits of doing so. In this blog post, we will discuss the costs and benefits...

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When is a DUI Considered a Felony in Arizona?

While the majority of DUIs that occur in Arizona are misdemeanor violations, a significant number can also be charged as felonies. All DUIs in Arizona involve impairment by alcohol or drugs, but when certain additional factors are present in a DUI arrest, then a DUI becomes a felony. In this article you will learn when a DUI is considered...

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What Happens After a Second Offense DUI in Arizona?

In Arizona, a second DUI can carry with it higher fines and jail time than a first-time DUI offense. This article discusses when a DUI counts as second-offense DUI, how the punishment can be increased, and whether a resolution for lower charges may be possible.  What Happens if You Get Two DUIs?  If this is your second DUI within...

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Why Was I Charged or Arrested for a DUI but Not Convicted?

Many people who are facing DUI charges are experiencing the criminal justice system for the first time. For people inexperienced with criminal law, the procedures and terminology for a criminal case can be confusing. And it is important to understand the concept of a DUI charge versus a DUI conviction. Both a charge and a conviction can have certain consequences that you...

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