Can Diabetes Cause a False DUI Charge? | DUI Attorney

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Can Diabetes Cause a False DUI Charge? Due to a lack of police training in Arizona, diabetics can be the unfortunate victims of unjust charges of driving under the influence (DUI) charges. Diabetics experience a condition known as hypoglycemia when their blood sugar level drops dangerously low. Unfortunately, many of the symptoms of hypoglycemia mimic the symptoms a police officer … Read More

DUI MVD Ignition Interlock | DUI Defense Attorney

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I Had a DUI, but why is the MVD Forcing Me to Keep an Ignition Interlock for a Second Year? When you are charged with DUI, you face two complex legal battles. The first is with the criminal courts and involves the harsh reality of mandatory jail time and thousands of dollars in fines, assessments and jail costs. The second … Read More

DUI Defense Lawyer | DUI For a Busted Tail light?

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How can they charge me with DUI when I was stopped for a busted tail light? Before becoming an Arizona DUI defense lawyer, I was a police officer for several years and received specialized training in DUI enforcement. One of the first things a rookie cop learns is that probable cause for a DUI arrest does not have to exist … Read More

DUI Driver’s License Suspension Changes | DUI Defense Attorney

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Arizona Finally Removes Driver License Disparity in Misdemeanor DUI Cases. As a former police officer turned DUI defense attorney, I have represented numerous misdemeanor and felony DUI clients in every county in Arizona. Some clients fixate on the potential jail time. Others are troubled by the obnoxious fines and fees. But sooner or later, every DUI client wants to know … Read More

Traffic Ticket Attorney | Trapped by Old Traffic Fines?

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I am a seasoned traffic ticket attorney and everyone needs to know that many years ago, the Arizona legislature decriminalized most traffic offenses. While DUI, Driving on a Suspended License, Reckless Driving and Hit & Run all maintained their misdemeanor criminal status, the majority of Arizona traffic offenses (such as speeding, stop signs and car pool lane violations) became civil … Read More

DUI Defense Attorney | What To Do If Stopped for DUI

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What to do when a traffic stop turns into a DUI investigation As a DUI defense attorney and a former prosecutor, I’m used to interacting with police officers. Usually those interactions are in court or during a pretrial interview where the attorney is in control. Recently, I was pulled over by police for going 7 miles per hour over the … Read More

DUI Defense Attorney | What If I Don’t Trust the Cops’ Breath or Blood Test?

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After twenty-five years as an Arizona DUI defense attorney, I can safely say that my DUI clients have a universal distrust of police breath machines and governmental sample tests. What I cannot figure out is why this massive skepticism has not lead to more independent blood tests. The constitutions of both the United States and the State of Arizona give … Read More

DUI Marijuana Defense – Can I Get a Conviction Overturned?

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As an Arizona DUI marijuana defense attorney, I have fielded numerous inquiries from individuals seeking to have their old DUI – marijuana convictions overturned, set aside or expunged. On April 22, 2014, the Arizona Supreme Court issued a ruling declaring that from that day forward: “Drivers cannot be convicted of the [DUI – marijuana] (A)(3) offense based merely on the … Read More

Traffic Defense Attorney | How Often Can I Go to Defensive Driving School?

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As an Arizona traffic defense attorney, I receive dozens of calls each month from good people who just happen to be on the wrong end of a traffic ticket. Many of these citations are civil in nature and carry no possibility of jail time. That does not mean, however, that they can be ignored. Failure to respond to a civil … Read More

DUI Criminal Defense and The Blood-Breath Partition Ratio

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Arizona law states that “alcohol in the breath does not cause impairment; impairment results when alcohol enters the body, is absorbed into the bloodstream, and is transported to the central nervous system.” Guthrie v. Jones, 202 Ariz. 273, 274, 43 P.3d 601, 602 (App. 2002). None of my DUI clients struggle with this concept. Their struggle comes when instead of … Read More