What You Need to Know About Extreme DUI Charges in Arizona

What You Need to Know About Extreme DUI Charges in Arizona

There are few things more damaging to someone’s record than obtaining a DUI. Unfortunately, if you are someone who was caught with a blood alcohol content of .150 and .199 percent in Arizona, you most likely received an extreme DUI and now facing even harsher consequences than that of a standard DUI. That is why if you find yourself in this situation, you must continue reading and speak with our experineced Arizona DUI defense attorney today. Our firm has helped countless individuals like you over the years, and we can do the same for you. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are the penalties for a first-offense extreme DUI in Arizona?

If this is your first offense extreme DUI in Arizona, the consequences you may face are as follows:

  • You may spend up to 180 days in jail
  • You can have your license revoked for up to 1 year
  • You will have to use the Ignition Interlock Device for at least one year
  • You will have to attend alcohol screening and counseling
  • A $2,500 fine
  • A $250 DUI Abatement Fee
  • $1,000 Prison Construction Fee
  • $1,000 Department of Public Safety Fee
  • You may face up to 5 years of probation
  • You may face a 30-day vehicle impoundment

What are the penalties for a second extreme DUI in AZ?

For a second extreme DUI in Arizona. you are looking at the following penalties:

  • You may spend up to 180 days in jail
  • You may have to pay a $2,500 fine, as well as a $250 DUI Abatement Fee, a $1,250 Prison Construction Fee, and a $1,250 Department of Public Safety Fee
  • Your vehicle may be impounded for up to 30 days
  • You may have to do up to 30 hours of community service
  • You will have to undergo alcohol screening and treatment
  • You will have the ignition interlock device for more than one year
  • You will most likely face five years of probation
  • You will most likely lose your license for at least one year

The bottom line is that no matter your situation if you have been charged with a DUI in Arizona, you absolutely require the assistance of an experineced Arizona DUI defense attorney. Our firm is here to fight your charges, tooth-and-nail so that you can move on with your life. All you have to do is give us a call today.

Contact our experienced Arizona firm

The legal team at Weintraub & Weintraub has years of experience representing clients who have been injured in accidents due to the negligence of others as well as those who are facing charges of driving under the influence. Those injured due to another party’s negligence should never have to suffer alone. If you need strong legal representation, please do not hesitate to contact our firm today.

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