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ARIZONA DUI DEFENSE BLOG

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DUI Penalties

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First time DUI misdemeanor penalties include:

  • Jail time
  • Fines and fees
  • License suspension
  • Possible probation
  • Alcohol/Drug classes and screening
  • Community Service (possible)
  • SR22 insurance (possible)
  • Possible community service
  • Ignition interlock installation

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DUI Felonies

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Extreme DUI conviction in Arizona (BAC – Blood Alcohol Content) is above 0.15 but below 0.20:

  • Minimim fine of $250
  • Minimum of thirty days in jail (consecutive)
  • Fine of $250 to the city or state treasurer
  • Fine of  $1,000 for installation of inter-lock device in vehicle (1 year)
  • Felony charge on permanent record

When a BAC is above 0.20:

  • Minimum fine: $500
  • Minimum 45 days in jail (consecutive)
  • Fine of  $250 to the city or state treasurer
  • $1,000 installation fee for Interlock Device in vehicle (1 year)

AGGRAVATED DUI FELONY CHARGE

A misdemeanor or Extreme DUI can become an aggravated DUI charge if a child under 15 years old is in the car at the time of arrest, if a driver’s license was revoked or suspended at the time of arrest, if the offender was arrested after being required to use an Ignition Interlocking Device, or if the offense is the 2nd DUI within 7 years.

Penalties for Aggravated DUI in Arizona may depend on the specifics of the situation:

  • Jail time- minimum 8 months in jail
  • Alcohol/Drug screening/education/treatment
  • License suspension – 1 year
  • Interlock Device installation (2 years)
  • Initial fine of $250
  • Minimum fine of  $750
  • Fees paid to the county, state treasurer or city –  $1,500

DUI DEFENSE

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