Man pulled over in a DUI checkpoint.

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Arizona?

Ordinarily, a police officer must have probable cause to pull over a driver for suspicion of DUI. This means that the police officer must have a legally sufficient reason to believe that the driver he or she pulls over is under the influence of alcohol. Swerving around in the road, for example,...

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A DUI and Your Professional Degree

Will I lose my professional license if I am convicted of a DUI?

A DUI conviction can have serious consequences on nearly every aspect of your life.  While potential prison time, fees, and loss of your driver’s license may be the first negative repercussions that come to mind, there are many possible others. ...

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Defending Against Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

What are the penalties if I am convicted of vehicular manslaughter?

When you drive a car, you are operating over 4,000 pounds of solid steel and aluminum.  If your car collides with another vehicle or a pedestrian, the result can be catastrophic.  Nearly 40,000 people are killed in car accidents each year.  At...

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Defending Against Money Laundering Charges

What are the penalties for money laundering?

Money laundering is a serious crime in the state of Arizona as well as a severe federal offense.  The crime of money laundering involves a financial transaction scheme in which funds made through unlawful activities are then transferred to legitimate businesses or accounts, with their illegitimate...

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Woman being pulled over for a DUI.

Life After a DUI

How will I find employment with a DUI conviction on my record?

Being convicted for a DUI can feel overwhelming. You may be dealing with mandatory jail time, satisfying fines and fees, and loss of your driver’s license. You might find yourself worrying about your future. It is important to know that you...

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Man arrested for violating his probation.

Defending Against a Probation Violation

What will happen if I am found to have violated my probation?

Probation violations occur when an individual fails to comply with his or her terms of probation. A probation violation can have serious consequences for individuals in Arizona. Probation is an intensive process and those who violate the terms of their probation...

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Man on trial for assault charges.

Defending Against Assault Charges in Arizona

What are the penalties for aggravated assault charges?

We all have likely found ourselves in the middle of a disagreement at one point or another. At times, a simple argument can escalate and become ugly. It is natural to become angry during a disagreement. As tempers flare, one party may call the police...

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Eliminating Your DUI Record in Arizona

Can I set-aside my DUI conviction in Arizona?

Having a criminal DUI record can greatly impact your college admissions, job prospects, scholarship eligibility, voting rights, and ability to carry a firearm. It is easy to feel as though your DUI conviction will forever exist as a stain on your record. However, those who...

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