Phoenix, AZ asked in DUI / DWI for Arizona

Q: If I got a dui off the clock, can I be fired?

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Brian Chase
Brian Chase
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes. Arizona is a right-to-work state, meaning an employer can fire you for any reasons, as long as it is not unlawful. That means employers can have rules about their employees having no criminal convictions.

There are many professions where getting a DUI will result in termination. This is why it can be so important to fight a DUI charge. Often, if you can win the case, there will not be adverse consequences at work.

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