Phoenix, AZ asked in DUI / DWI for Arizona

Q: DUI - Impaired to the slightest degree citation (BAL < 0.08). When will my license be suspended?

I did not receive an "Admin Per Se/Implied Consent Affidavit" when cited (BAL 0.07) so my license was returned to me. Will my license only be suspended if found guilty of the above charge or will it be automatically suspended at some future date?

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Matthew Maerowitz
Matthew Maerowitz
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: If you are found guilty of DUI impaired to the slightest degree you will get a 90 day license suspension + a 1 year interlock requirement by MVD. The suspension will happen after you are found guilty of DUI on your court case because MVD will receive an abstract from the Court saying you were found guilty. Because the State does not get a presumption of impairment with an alcohol content below 0.08, it is normally not advisable to take a plea that involves pleading guilty to DUI with an alcohol content below a 0.08 if no drugs are present.

You definitely should speak with a lawyer to discuss further. Many firms offer free consultations.

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