10 Facts You Need to Know about Your Arizona DUI Case

If you are facing a DUI charge in Arizona, you must make informed decisions about your defense. What you don’t know can cost you; if you make mistakes, you can face life-altering consequences unnecessarily. So, what do you need to know about your case? The simple answer is, “More than you might think.” Several key [...]

By |2023-03-06T08:00:09-05:00September 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

These DUI “Defenses” Could End Up Putting You in Jail

If you are facing a DUI charge in Arizona, you could have several defenses available depending on the facts of your case. But, you also need to be careful to avoid asserting “defenses” that don’t protect you under Arizona law. In fact, if you say the wrong thing, not only could your “defense” be ineffective, [...]

By |2023-03-16T09:36:12-04:00July 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Facing a DUI Charge in Arizona

In a previous article, we discussed 10 things not to do if you want to avoid getting arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). But, what if it’s already too late? What if you got arrested, and you are now awaiting trial on a DUI charge with your future hanging in the balance? If you [...]

By |2023-02-23T11:28:15-05:00June 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

10 Questions to Help You Choose a Phoenix DUI Lawyer

If you are facing a DUI charge, an aggravated DUI charge, or an extreme DUI charge in Arizona, you need experienced legal representation. You are facing steep penalties, and the prosecutor assigned to your case will do everything he or she can to secure a conviction. With so many Phoenix DUI lawyers out there, how [...]

By |2023-04-07T11:40:10-04:00May 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

Can You Fight Your Arizona DUI if You “Failed” the Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs)?

In Arizona, you are not required to take the field sobriety tests (FSTs) when the police pull you over on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). But, most people don’t know this; and, even among those that do, most aren’t comfortable telling the police, “No.” This is especially true when standing on the side [...]

By |2023-02-23T11:26:01-05:00April 1st, 2022|DUI Defense, Aggravated DUI|

6 Myths About Facing a DUI Charge in Arizona

When you are facing a DUI charge, you need to make informed decisions based on accurate information and reliable legal advice. As a former Arizona criminal court judge, I have seen far too many cases of unrepresented defendants making extremely costly mistakes due to having fundamental misunderstandings of the law. Unfortunately, there are several myths [...]

By |2023-07-03T21:41:54-04:00March 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

Does a DUI Arrest Result in a Driver’s License Suspension in Arizona?

Find Out What to Expect after Getting Arrested for Drunk Driving in Arizona from Our Tempe and Phoenix DUI Lawyers If you get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Arizona and your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) according to a breath or blood test exceeds 0.08 percent (or if you refuse to submit to [...]

By |2023-07-03T21:42:16-04:00February 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

Should You Consent to the Field Sobriety Tests During Your DUI Arrest in Arizona?

Learn what You Need to Know about the Field Sobriety Tests During a DUI Traffic Stop in Arizona from Phoenix DUI Defense Attorney Mark Weingart To arrest you for driving under the influence (DUI) in Arizona, the police officer who pulled you over must be able to establish “probable cause.” This requires much more than [...]

By |2023-07-03T21:42:47-04:00January 1st, 2022|DUI Defense|

Will an Officer’s Body Camera Footage Help or Hurt Your Arizona DUI Case?

Nearly all law enforcement agencies in Arizona now use body-worn cameras to capture the events that occur during traffic stops and other interactions between officers and citizens. While body camera footage can either protect or condemn an officer who is accused of police misconduct, it can also play a key role in a DUI case [...]

By |2023-01-09T08:25:07-05:00December 1st, 2021|DUI Defense|

Arizona DUI Task Forces Aggressively Target Drunk Drivers During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is almost here, and that means police departments throughout Arizona will soon be ramping up their efforts to stop and arrest drunk drivers. Studies show that drunk driving increases during the holiday season; and, in order to combat this, the police aggressively target individuals suspected of DUI specifically in November and December. [...]

By |2023-08-04T14:52:43-04:00November 1st, 2021|DUI Defense, Aggravated DUI|