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A Look at the Statistics of Drunk Driving in Arizona

Statistics for Drunk Driving in Arizona According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, someone in the country dies in an alcohol-related accident every 33 minutes. In 2003, the United States recorded a total of 38,252 fatal motor vehicle traffic cashes, which accounted for 42,643 fatalities. Though drunk driving is a national concern, these statistics […]

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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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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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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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Understanding Search and Seizure Laws

What are Search and Seizure Laws The police’s ability to search your property, make arrests, and take your property as evidence must conform to the limitations of the Fourth Amendment. To protect your privacy, the Fourth Amendment protects you from unreasonable searches and seizures. As a result, the police need a warrant and probable cause […]

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