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Liquor Laws Regarding Minors in Arizona

Arizona Liquor Laws and Minors With the establishment of the National Minimum Age Drinking Act of 1984, the legal drinking age at which any individual is allowed to purchase and consume alcohol in any of the 50 United States is 21. However, individual states still retain some jurisdiction regarding the consumption of alcohol in private […]

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What Is an Aggravated DUI?

Aggravated DUI in Arizona Driving under the influence, or DUI, refers to operating a vehicle when your blood alcohol level is above the legal limit. An aggravated DUI, also called a “felony DUI” or “extreme DUI,” is a more serious DUI charge that may arise under certain circumstances. Keep reading to find out more about […]

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A Look at Arizona Misdemeanor DUI Violations

Arizona Misdemeanor DUI Violations Over the past few decades, many states—including Arizona—have developed stringent laws regarding DUI charges and punishments. A misdemeanor is a type of crime that typically carries a punishment that may include up to year of jail time, a fine, required community service, or a probationary period. In the state of Arizona, […]

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Supreme Court Rules Against Warrantless Blood Tests in DUI Cases

Warrantless Blood Tests and the Supreme Court In Missouri, police officers had broad discretion in administering blood tests to suspected intoxicated drivers without a judge’s approval. The rationale for this discretion was that alcohol naturally dissipates over time, so a driver’s blood alcohol content would lower by the time the warrant was issued. In 2013, […]

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A Look at Probation Following a DUI Charge

My Arizona Probation Options with a DUI Charge Probation is an option to stay under the court’s supervision for a period of time instead of going to jail. If you are placed on Arizona probation following a DUI charge, you will need to adhere to several conditions, including regularly reporting to your probation officer. You […]

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Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in Arizona?

Arizona Implied Consent Law and Breathalyzer Test Arizona has an “implied consent” law requiring someone to submit to a blood, breath, or urine test if lawfully arrested for DUI. However, the arresting officer must have reasonable grounds to believe the driver has been driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Even though the officer […]

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Arizona Laws for DUI and DWI

DWI and DUI in Arizona If you are found guilty of a DWI or DUI in Arizona, you may face harsh penalties from the courts and the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division. Even though your specific penalties depend on the circumstances surrounding your DUI, you likely face jail time, fines, and mandatory completion […]

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