Arizona Vehicular Second-Degree Murder

Vehicular Second-Degree Murder in Phoenix In Phoenix, vehicular second-degree Murder, as defined by A.R.S. §13-1104, is a crime where the death of another person was not premeditated or planned in advance. Second-degree murder can be charged when a person intentionally kills a person. It is already defined as second-degree murder when one’s action causes death [...]

By |2018-10-09T00:34:07+00:00October 9th, 2018|DUI, Murder, Vehicular Crimes|Comments Off on Arizona Vehicular Second-Degree Murder

Is Refusing Breathalyzer or Other Chemical Tests a Good Idea?

If you are stopped by a police officer for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you may think refusing breathalyzer, blood, or urine tests is a good idea. After all, why should you practically hand the cops evidence that you were driving while impaired with alcohol or drugs? Or perhaps [...]

By |2018-03-21T15:32:55+00:00February 14th, 2018|DUI|Comments Off on Is Refusing Breathalyzer or Other Chemical Tests a Good Idea?

Do You Need Help Fighting a Holiday DUI?

While you might have planned on celebrating with your friends and family, you probably didn’t plan on getting a holiday DUI. Due to our busy social calendars (and increased law enforcement efforts), we typically see an increase in DUI arrests over the holidays. If you’re facing drunk driving charges, make sure you understand your legal rights before you [...]

By |2018-03-30T09:40:40+00:00January 16th, 2018|DUI|Comments Off on Do You Need Help Fighting a Holiday DUI?

The Sobering Truth About Holiday Drunk Driving Statistics

National holiday drunk driving statistics paint a grim picture. Between work parties, family gatherings, and celebratory bar nights, people tend to consume more alcohol during the holidays. And, since more people travel during the holidays than other times of the year, the number of serious and fatal DUI accidents also increases. This isn’t just true over the [...]

By |2018-01-16T20:05:41+00:00January 16th, 2018|DUI|Comments Off on The Sobering Truth About Holiday Drunk Driving Statistics

LOSING YOUR LICENSE: THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE IMPLIED CONSENT LAW

When you are facing a DUI prosecution, you need to be concerned about your driver’s license. There are two basic and very different concepts that you need to understand. First, driving is a privilege. It is not a right. Whether or not you physically lose or have your license confiscated by police, the issue is your privilege [...]

By |2018-04-20T12:29:25+00:00December 3rd, 2017|DUI|Comments Off on LOSING YOUR LICENSE: THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE IMPLIED CONSENT LAW

How to Fight an Extreme DUI in Arizona

Many people don’t realize that Arizona is unique in its DUI laws. There is a special category of offense called an “extreme DUI” which impacts drivers who are driving with a blood alcohol level of between 0.15% and 0.20%. A measurement of over 0.20% will lead to a charge of a “super extreme DUI”. These [...]

By |2016-08-18T08:04:59+00:00August 18th, 2016|DUI, Legal Advice|Comments Off on How to Fight an Extreme DUI in Arizona

Client Just Stopped For A DUI: Basic Issues To Consider

Your client was heading home after getting together with co-workers for a couple of drinks. Next thing they know, they see the red and blue lights of the police cruiser in their rear view mirror. After saying, “Oh @#@#,” trying to gain their composure, saying a prayer to the almighty and crossing their fingers, they [...]

By |2016-03-28T20:23:33+00:00March 28th, 2016|Criminal Procedure, DUI|Comments Off on Client Just Stopped For A DUI: Basic Issues To Consider

Common DUI Myths

Whether the subject of urban legend, television, or social media, several misconceptions about DUI cases and their prosecution exist. In this brief article, I hope to present just a few of the most common myths concerning DUIs. MYTH #1: I CAN ONLY BE PROSECUTED FOR A DUI IF CAUGHT IN THE ACT Actually, you may [...]

By |2018-04-20T00:06:35+00:00January 4th, 2016|DUI|Comments Off on Common DUI Myths
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