I was pulled over, parked on the side of a residential area asleep in my driver side chair. Awoken by PD taken from car where they found my keys upon the pat down but bac was .085 and they charged me 2 years later by mail. Is there anyway to fight this ?
There are two potential issues from your question. The first is whether you were in actual physical control of the car. In Arizona you can get a DUI for driving or being in actual physical control. However, sometimes actual physical can be hard to prove especially without evidence of driving or...Read more »
If he is found guilty, DUI in Arizona carried mandatory minimum jail time. A first offense extreme DUI with a BAC above 0.15 carries mandatory minimum jail time of 30 days with the judge having discretion to suspend all but 9 days with an interlock. A super extreme DUI with a BAC above 0.20...Read more »
An exforman drugged me and I do not remember anything of that night or 3 days following that. All I remember is waking up in jail. What is the least amount if time I am looking at if it is my very 1st dui, and I am 63 years old?I graduated the salvation army 5 years ago and haven't touched any... Read more »
Each case is different and you should reach out to a criminal defense attorney immediately to discuss your case. Most defense attorneys (myself included) will talk to you about the maximum sentence, minimum sentence, options and possible defenses for no cost at all. The information you have...Read more »
I was charged dui 1 both times, I've been working on that part of my charges, can I also be charged seperately though prosecuted for a felony for that same arrest. It was dui other both times, and same sentence for both. Now fearful of felony
The answer is it depends. Generally speaking, it isn't uncommon for DUI charges to start off as a misdemeanor and then be referred up to county for felony prosecution. I've seen this happen plenty of times before. It really will depend on the fats of your case and the way they charged it....Read more »
I requested for an MVD hearing in Arizona, to challenge an implied consent license suspension (for failure to submit to DUI alcohol testing). This automatically stayed my license suspension, pending an administrative hearing.
Per A.R.S. 28-1321(I): "On the receipt of a request for a... Read more »
This is a good question because according to statute these hearings are supposed to be held within sixty (60) days. Unfortunately, the delay alone will not void the suspension. For the past 2+ years the administrative hearings have typically been delayed past the 60-day timetable. Arizona case...Read more »
I was getting a ride from acquaintance . I was sitting front passenger seat of a mini van.
I just got into the vehicle not only two miles down the road the cop pulls him over for making an illegal turn. The vehicle ended up being searched and the cops found a bag carrying illegal... Read more »
Yes! Once you have completed ALL requirements for your DUI conviction, then you can apply for a Set Aside. All requirements means you have completed the jail, counseling, IID (if ordered in an extreme DUI), FINES, and anything else ordered by the judge. Usually most people are on a payment plan for...Read more »
The judge is correct the time to argue facts are trial. I understand this is not the answer you were hoping to hear, in criminal cases there is not a Motion for Summary Judgment where you are permitted to get a ruling of guilty or not guilty based on undisputed facts prior to trial. You can...Read more »
If by drug screening you are referring to UA ordered by Court/probation/pretrial services to determine whether there are any drugs in your system, typically you will be ordered to a specific provider such as Averhealth. You will have to go to that provider unless you will get permission from the...Read more »
I was given a breathalyzer and field sobriety test, arrested. Then released about an hour later. I was given a traffic ticket and complaint for DUI .08%, DUI slightest, and no lights. I have a court date. Why isn’t my case showing online?
1. The officer has not filed the Complaint yet with the Court or it was recently filed and has not been processed yet in Court. Normally it will take a couple days from the arrest for the Complaint to be reflected in the court system online....Read more »
I was sleeping parked on the side of the road. No one was hurt, i did get little scratch on the car from scrapping a business gate (very minor). I did comply with the police. They said since I complied with them they will put down that i did comply and made it easier for them. I am trying to see if... Read more »
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Why did t the police do this on the date of the "DUI"? I wasn't even given a court date. Just a impounded vehicle and this paper that says my dui charges and that I have to show up on a wed. at least 10 days from date of ticket to get thos done. No court date. They couldn't... Read more »
I was scratching a lottery ticket and I didn't think I was sleeping but the cop said he was standing there for "5 mins" I was arrested and charged with 2 DUI's. Blew 0.00 blood could not be drawn and urine sample was taken. I told the officer that my pee would not be clean but I... Read more »
You should contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Peoria often draws blood so it is curious as you post blood could not be drawn. A urine test may have issues with the results. There also may be an issue as to driving or actual physical control. You should avoid posting any...Read more »
If by unsettled DUI in Florida you mean you have an active warrant for your arrest to appear in Florida, you'll need to quash the warrant and remove the hold on your license there before Arizona will issue a license. You should contact an attorney licensed in Florida to address the Florida DUI.
The length of time both since the date of arrest and date of sentencing can both be used as factors for considering a set aside. Although it depends on the judge, even more important is usually the length of time since completing the sentence. This is also a specific factor to be considered under...Read more »
I failed due to not walking straight said officer but had foot surgery while back so hard to put full pressure on it. I plead the 5th after that and was arrested. The other officer searched my car without my permission and found a pipe what do I do
There are no guarantees as to what will increase or decrease jail time. Arguments to "aggravate" or "mitigate" a sentence can be made by the defense attorney and the prosecutor, and the judge will ultimately make the decision. If your defense attorney can successfully show...Read more »
At an Early Disposition Court session, you as a defendant will be arraigned, and a plea agreement will be offered by the County Attorney. If you accept the plea agreement, sentencing will occur that day or at an EDC session. If you do not accept the offered plea agreement, you will be allowed time...Read more »
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