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If you have been arrested for a DUI charge, you may be wondering what the next steps are. Learn here what to expect and how to handle a DUI charge.

Your Phoenix DUI Lawyer

If you face a charge for driving under the influence (DUI) or other vehicular crimes in Phoenix, you could face severe criminal penalties like mandatory jail time.

Other penalties for DUI include the required use of an ignition interlock device, fines, and community service. With your liberty, finances, and freedom of movement on the line, it may be in your best interests to hire an experienced DUI lawyer to guide you on your case.

What Can A DUI Lawyer Do For You?

A DUI conviction is a serious charge that could change your life forever. Having a DUI defense law firm provides you with competent DUI attorneys who can help you manage the situation and give legal representation in court.

A super extreme DUI includes reckless driving and vehicular manslaughter. These increase the regular felony and misdemeanor DUI charges that you may face. When it comes to such situations, you will need the help of criminal law attorneys.

Phoenix DUI attorneys will defend you against the charges of prosecution and will appear in court with you or on your behalf for all your proceedings.

If you are facing the combined legal issue of a DUI and personal injury case, experienced DUI lawyers in Phoenix, AZ, can negotiate a reduced sentence or reduced charges for your case.

You may not know what to expect at your court hearings. Phoenix DUI attorneys will advise you about the DUI laws and help you understand the possible outcomes.

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Why Hire a Phoenix DUI Lawyer?

DUI cases are complex, but Phoenix DUI lawyers know how the courts run inside and out. A criminal defense attorney will help you negotiate a better plea deal for you. If you are facing a 2nd DUI in Arizona, typically the DUI prosecutor will be less lenient on you. Getting legal assistance from a criminal attorney can potentially help lower your fines and penalties.

How Much Does a DUI Lawyer Cost in Phoenix, AZ?

The cost of hiring Phoenix DUI lawyers is dependent on various factors. First, is the skill level and experience of the attorney in representing DUI clients. The second is the offense level: first-offense DUI, extreme DUI, misdemeanor, or felony DUI cases. The third depends on whether the case will go to trial.

It is important to note that different Phoenix DUI lawyers charge different rates depending on the law firm. Some will charge DUI clients at an hourly or flat fee rate.

Many law firms offer a free consultation. Before hiring Arizona attorneys for your DUI case, meet with them and get a clear picture of what to expect from working with them, including how much DUI defense services may cost.

What is a DUI? Here are the potential penalties in Phoenix:

Standard DUI (BAC higher than .08%)

1st Offense

  • Jail Time: 24 hours to 10 days
  • License Suspension: 90 days to 1 year
  • Penalties and Fines: At least $250
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

2nd Offense

  • Jail Time: 30 to 90 days
  • License Suspension: 90 days to 1 year
  • Penalties and Fines: At least $500
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

3rd Offense

  • Jail Time: At least 4 months
  • License Suspension: 1 year
  • Penalties and Fines: At least $750
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

Extreme DUI (BAC higher than .15%)

1st Offense

  • Jail Time: 30 days
  • License Suspension: 90 days
  • Penalties and Fines: Upwards of $2,780
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

2nd Offense

  • Jail Time: 120 days
  • License Suspension: 1 year
  • Penalties and Fines: Upwards of $3,740
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

Super Extreme DUI(BAC higher than .20%)

1st Offense

  • Jail Time: 45 days
  • License Suspension: 90 days
  • Penalties and Fines: Upwards of $3,240
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

2nd Offense

  • Jail Time: 180 days
  • License Suspension: 1 year
  • Penalties and Fines: Upwards of $4,650
  • Interlock ignition device mandatory

Experienced DUI Lawyer

How to Find a Good Phoenix DUI Lawyer

Online reviews will show you some of the top criminal law attorneys in your area who have handled DUI convictions in the past.

Referrals from friends, family, and colleagues can lead you to good Phoenix DUI lawyers who will take your case for felony and misdemeanor charges.

Another option is to look at the top-rated defense lawyers listed in the state bar registry of preeminent lawyers.

Factors to Consider Before Hiring a DUI Lawyer

Level of experience: Experienced DUI lawyers will give you an upper hand because they know how to navigate within the court system. Some are former prosecutors meaning they have dealt with extreme DUI criminal cases in the state.

Cost: You should hire a DUI attorney that you can afford. In some cases, if you cannot afford representation, a public defender may be available to you at no cost.

Communication: An experienced attorney will communicate any case updates or news to you on a regular basis.

Confidence: Many Phoenix DUI law firms provide a free consultation. During your first meeting, you should determine whether you are comfortable working with a specific DUI defense lawyer. This will help you in making your final decision.

Consult a Lawyer

A DUI can be a serious felony in Phoenix, AZ. It’s normal to feel scared if you face such charges, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Hiring a Phoenix DUI lawyer from Future First Criminal Law can help you know what to expect and let you feel comfortable that you’re taking every step you can to protect your future.

You deserve a lawyer who will do all they can to fight for your rights. Before taking any steps like taking a guilty plea, consult with a DUI criminal attorney today!

Frequently Asked Questions

It is possible to dismiss a DUI case under the circumstances

  • Inaccurate tests of the BAC
  • Illegal search in your vehicle
  • The police officer lacks probable cause to stop the car

DUI convictions will stay on your criminal record forever. There is no way to erase them.

A first-time DUI offense in Arizona is a Class 1 misdemeanor. You will be subject to:

  • Minimum fine of about $1500
  • Possible community service
  • Alcohol drug test and counseling
  • Suspension of your driver’s license
  • Use of Ignition interlock device for six months to one year
  • Possible jail time

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“Great Attorney! Hands down affordable payments. He was quick and responsive and very informative, got my charge which I would be facing jail time reduced to reckless driving and a fine...”

5.0
J.S.

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“I hired Zachary after I found myself charged with a felony. He put me at ease right away and during the whole process he explained each step to where I understood everything and was always available for any questions I had. ”

5.0
S.N.

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“Attorney Zachary is a brilliant attorney, I highly recommend his company to resolve any legal/criminal matter satisfactorily. He still continue to work on my case to tie some loose ends. He is intelligent , prompt and a problem solver. I thank him a million times to protect my dignity and reputation.”

5.0
D.G.

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Divelbiss in the past and know him to be a hard working professional. His attention to detail and care for his clients set him apart from the rest!”

5.0
Joshua Black, Attorney

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“Attorney Divelbiss is a hard worker and will advocate for his clients with an attention to detail that you don't see very often these days.”

5.0
Brandon White, Attorney

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“Attorney Divelbiss is bright, hard-working, and well-versed in criminal law. His legal writing is superb, and his commitment to his clients is outstanding. He will fight for you and offer you the best defense possible. Additionally, he is a pleasure to work with. I fully endorse this lawyer.”

5.0
Josephine Hallam, Attorney

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“Mr. Divelbiss and I worked in the same office, although we were at different law firms. He was eager to learn and developed a reputation for honesty and zealous advocacy.”

5.0
Kristopher Califano, Attorney

54+ Five-Star  Google Reviews

“Mr. Divelbiss is a GREAT attorney, very honest and reliable. He takes his times with every client and answers all questions and concerns. Is been a pleasure working with Mr. Divelbiss and he serves his clients very well!”

5.0
Allen Hsu, Attorney