Alcohol DUI

Best DUI lawyer Scottsdale, AZ

At Dow Law Office we understand that a DUI charge is not a reflection of your character. We also understand that a DUI conviction may not only have an impact on your reputation, but also your career. At Dow Law Office we are knowledgeable and experienced in criminal DUI laws and will review your police report to ensure that your constitutional rights were not violated based on an improper and unlawful stop. A skilled attorney will review the specifics of your case and if applicable, will call into question the accuracy of breath and/or blood tests. Dow Law Office is committed to not only achieving the best resolution possible, but also keeping you informed every step of the way.

 

First Time Misdemeanor DUI – DUI above .08 BAC (but less than .15)

 

One charged with a 1st time Misdemeanor DUI violates A.R.S. §28-1381 and can face a possible 10 days in jail (9 days may be suspended based on the completion of alcohol classes); fines and fees around $1,510; your drivers license may be suspended for 90 days (60 days may be restricted, meaning that you can drive to work and to school only at the DMV’s discretion); 1 year ignition interlock device, possible SR22, possible probation, possible community service, among others.

 

Second Time Misdemeanor DUI – DUI above .08 BAC (but less than .15)

 

One charged with a 2nd time regular DUI violates A.R.S. §28-1381 and faces a possible 90 days in jail (60 of which may be suspended if you successfully complete alcohol classes); fines and fees around $3,468; license can be revoked for one year (can get restricted ignition interlock device after 45 days at MVD’s discretion); possible probation; possible alcohol classes; possible community service and 1 year ignition interlock devise among others.

 

First Time Extreme DUI – DUI above a .15 BAC (but less than .20)

 

One charged with a first time extreme DUI faces a possible minimum of 30 days in jail, however, 21 days maybe suspended if you install an ignition interlock devise in your vehicle; about $2,760 in fines and fees; possible 30 day license suspension followed by 60 day restricted driving permit that will allow you to drive to school and work only (at MVD’s discretion); you may be required to install an ignition interlock device into your vehicle; possible probation; possible alcohol classes; possible community service and possible SR22.

 

First Time Super Extreme Misdemeanor DUI – DUI above a .20 BAC

 

One charged with a first time super extreme DUI violates A.R.S. §28-1382 and faces a possible minimum sentence of 45 days in jail (31 days may be suspended if ignition interlock is installed in the vehicle for 12 months); fines and fees in an amount around $3,218; drivers license may be suspended for 30 days followed by a possible 60 days with a restricted driving permit (driving to school and work alone); you may be required to install an ignition interlock device into your vehicle; possible probation; possible alcohol classes; possible community service and possible SR22.

 

Aggravated DUI – Class 6 Felony with no prior felonies

 

One charged with an aggravated DUI violates A.R.S. §28-1383(A)(3) and can face jail time; fines and fees in an amount around $4,675.50; license revocation; you may be required to install an ignition interlock device into your vehicle; possible probation; possible alcohol classes; possible community service and possible SR22.

 

Having an experienced DUI attorney can help mitigate the stress and may reduce criminal repercussions.  At Dow Law Office we are aware that people make mistakes.  We will represent your interests zealously and assert any and all possible defenses and use our knowledge and experience to get you the best result possible. Contact us here to speak with a legal advisor