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Should You Hire an Attorney for a DUI Case?

Getting involved in a DUI can have adverse consequences and effects on your record. If you find yourself being charged with a DUI, here’s why your first thought should involve engaging the services of an attorney. Coming Up with Your Defense A solid defense strategy can make the difference between going to jail and paying…

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3 Facts About Driving Under the Influence

Driving under the influence is already one of the top killers of Americans under the age of 21. According to the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, alcohol-impaired driving fatalities accounted for about 28 percent of the total number of vehicle traffic deaths in 2016. Here’s are three facts you need to know about drunk drivers…

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Misdemeanors in Arizona: A Quick Guide

A misdemeanor arrest can be a terrifying experience, especially if you’ve never been arrested before. Almost every client I speak to wants to know exactly what it means to be charged with a misdemeanor. While some misdemeanors carry their own unique penalties, such as DUI, there are some basics we can easily cover here. There…

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How DUIs Affect Financial Aid and Scholarships

Research shows that 30% of college students drive after drinking alcohol. This choice can often lead to several consequences: accidents, injuries, and death. Even if an inebriated student manages to drive home unscathed, Arizona still has the toughest DUI laws in the nation. This means if you get pulled over intoxicated, you’re going to get…

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Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints

A DUI checkpoint, also known as a sobriety checkpoint, is a location where law enforcement officers are stationed to check drivers for signs of intoxication and impairment. If you find yourself pulled over at a DUI checkpoint, it’s important to know your rights. At the checkpoint, you must: Pull over if the officer signals you…

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Unlawful DUI Traffic Stops in Arizona

If you want to avoid a DUI conviction, your defense attorney will review the evidence filed against you. Your attorney will ask you questions about what happened during the traffic stop, including the reasons the officer gave for pulling you over, what was said, and what actions were taken. Even if you tested over the legal…

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Need Legal Help After Spring Break?

Hopefully, your spring break went off without a hitch. You traveled, had fun, enjoyed good company, and stayed reasonably safe. In a perfect world, you didn’t run afoul of the law during spring break. We don’t live in a perfect world. The good news is that facing civil or criminal charges doesn’t have to end…

How to Survive a Traffic Stop
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How to Survive a Traffic Stop

Being pulled over can be a scary, tense, and stressful situation for everyone involved, as a simple traffic stop can lead to a loss of money, liberty, or even life. You never know what type of officer you will be interacting with or what kind of shift that officer had worked. Your main priority should…