Arizona Drunk Driving Lawyer DUI & DWI Defense Attorney
DUI, also known as driving under the influence, is a serious crime in Arizona.
Montano Arentz & Associates, PLLCis one of Arizona's leading Criminal and DUI defense firms with attorneys that limit their practice to Criminal and DUI defense. Phillips Law Group, P.C. attorneys do not practice criminal law and refer their cases to Montano Arentz & Associates, PLLC.
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Montano Arentz & Associates, PLLCfeels this is necessary because Arizona's DUI statutes are zealously enforced and provide substantial punishments. The DUI attorneys atMontano Arentz & Associates, PLLC work hard to negotiate the best possible deal for their DUI defendants. When a plea bargain cannot be negotiated,Montano Arentz & Associates, PLLC DUI attorneys provide experienced legal representation for their defendants at trial. They will not recommend that a client plea guilty to DUI unless, after an investigation, they believe such a plea would be in their client's best interest.
Robert Arentz and Jose Montano, former attorneys at Phillips & Associates Law Offices, P.C. are available to help with Arizona DUI and criminal cases. You can reachMontano Arentz & Associates, PLLC by calling 602-266-9600 or by visiting their website at www.mylawyeraz.com.
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Arizona DUI Laws 2008- 2009
Title 4 - 244.33 Underage Driving Under the Influence
ARS 4- 244
For a person under the age of 21 years to operate or be in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while there is any spirituous liquor in the person's body. A conviction for Underage DUI is a misdemeanor criminal conviction.
Title 28-1381: Driving Under the Influence
It is unlawful for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle in this state under any of the following circumstances:
While under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, a vapor releasing substance containing a toxic substance, or any combination of liquor, drugs or vapor releasing substances if the person is impaired to the slightest degree.
If the person has an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of the vehicle.
While there is any drug defined in Section 13-3401 or its metabolite in the person's body.
If the vehicle is a commercial motor vehicle that requires a person to obtain a commercial driver's license as defined in Section 28-3001 and the person has an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more. A conviction of DUI is considered a Misdemeanor criminal conviction.
Title 28-1382: Driving Under the Influence with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .15 or more (Extreme DUI)
It is unlawful for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a motor vehicle in this state if the person has an alcohol concentration of 0.15 or more within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of the vehicle. A person who is convicted of a violation of this section is guilty of driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle while under the extreme influence of intoxicating liquor. A conviction of Extreme DUI is considered a misdemeanor criminal conviction.
Title 28-1383: Aggravated Driving Under the Influence
A person is guilty of aggravated driving or actual physical control while under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drugs if the person does any of the following:
Commits a violation of section 28-1381 or 28-1382 or this section while the person's driver license or privilege to drive is cancelled, suspended, revoked, or refused while a restriction is placed on the person's driver license or privilege to drive as a result of violating section 28-1381, 28-1382, or under 28-1385.
Within a period of sixty months (5 years) commits a third or subsequent violation of section 28-1381, 28-1382, or this section.
Commits a violation of 28-1381 or 28-1382 while a person under 15 years of age is in the vehicle. A conviction of Aggravated DUI is considered a felony conviction.
Montano Arentz & Associates, PLLCand Phillips Law Group, P.C. are separate independent law firms from other firms listed on this website. Phillips Law Group, P.C. handles only contingency fee cases. This includes automobile and vehicle accidents and all personal injury cases but we also handle medical malpractice, product liability, employment, wage and hour cases, Social Security disability and worker's compensation cases. Montano Arentz & Associates, PLLC, handles only Criminal and DUI cases, as well as consumer Bankruptcy and Debt Relief cases, and Immigration Law cases.