As a Surprise criminal defense lawyer
, we help those that have been charged with an extreme DUI (driving under the influence to the extreme) in Surprise AZ. An Extreme DUI is far more impacting for those facing this charge than regular DUI
).Extreme DUI is ARS 28-1382
(Arizona Revised Statutes) makes it illegal for a person to drive under the extreme influence of alcohol, meaning with a blood alcohol level of .15 or more. Even a person who tests at above a .15 alcohol level 2 hours after parking their car may be charged with driving under the extreme influence of alcohol, depending on the circumstances.
Penalties for an Extreme DUI in Surprise Arizona
Extreme DUI Attorney, Thomas Hogle has represented those charged with an Extreme DUI in Surprise for years and know that this type of charge can be life-changing. If you are deemed to be excessively under the influence of alcohol, the state of Arizona will charge you with a class 1 misdemeanor. This level of misdemeanor holds a maximum jail term of 6 months, and a maximum fine of $2,500.More likely, however, you will be sentenced to 30 days in jail, to be served consecutively, and will not be eligible for release until the whole term has been served. You will receive a minimum fine of $250 and may need to attend community restitution. You may also be required to have any vehicle you drive fitted with an ignition interlock system that will not allow you to drive if it detects any alcohol in your system.If you re-offend within the next 84 months, you will face a minimum of 120 days in jail, with at least 60 to be served consecutively. Offenders will also face further fines and will have to serve a minimum of 30 hours of community restitution, as well as having your driverâ€™s license revoked for 12 months. A judge may also order you to attend and pass a traffic survival school course.
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At Canyon State Law
, it's our mission to help those that have been charged with a misdemeanor in Arizona. Our criminal defense attorneys would love to sit down or discuss by telephone your options if you or a loved one has been charged with an extreme DUI in Surprise. Contact our law firm office in Surprise AZ for your complimentary legal consultation.Canyon State Law - Surprise
15331 W Bell Rd Ste 212Surprise, AZ 85374(623) 404-4702
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