Posted on February 21, 2018 in Drunk Driving
Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious crime that can not only cause serious injury and death to one’s self, but to others on the road. Aside from the direct impacts that can occur at the scene of an accident, DUI’s can impact one’s life for years to come. From economic repercussions, to jail time and probation, being convicted of a DUI will affect your life for the rest of your life. If you have been arrested for a DUI, contact a defense attorney at first chance, to help understand your rights and your future within the legal system.
Being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in the state of Arizona carries stiff penalties. A first offense DUI conviction can come with:
Consequences can go well beyond that list as it may also affect your livelihood. A DUI conviction can result in consequences that impact your career:
Driving under the influence is a serious charge. Because of the severity of the charge and the potential for devastating consequences, it’s essential that you have strong representation. Just because you’ve been arrested and charged with a DUI, does not mean that you will be convicted. A DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you to determine the strength of the case or if the police handled the matter properly. In some cases, the charges may be dismissed for lack of evidence or a technical error.