Category Archives: DUI

When Should I Hire a Lawyer?

Deciding whether to hire a lawyer can be a very stressful and difficult task. Lawyers can make your case easier on you, but can also run up a high tab. There are certain circumstances in which hiring a lawyer will always be more beneficial than not. This article is aimed to help you make these difficult decisions. When to consider hiring an Arizona lawyer Some cases will have you in over your head. In these situations, its always beneficial to … Read More

Arizona DUI Law; AKA: Don’t Even Think About It

It’s common knowledge at this point in the greater Phoenix area that Arizona has some of the toughest laws in the country in regards to how DUIs are prosecuted and punished. Thanks to national media attention, most people know about the grueling conditions in Tent City and how DUI offenders are pretty much destined to spend some time there. The law is becoming more severe, and there is now such a thing as a Super Extreme DUI offense. Here’s a … Read More

I was just in an Accident with an Uninsured Motorist

Although proving financial responsibility is required when registering a vehicle with the Arizona department of transportation, about 14% of drivers are driving around Phoenix with no insurance coverage on their vehicles. This means that there’s a chance that if you’re involved in an accident, the other driver may not have any car insurance. While their reasons for not having insurance may vary, most of the time, when economic conditions are poor, people look for ways to cut their expenses in … Read More

Options for a ride home if you’re drunk

Arizona has some of the most stringent DUI laws in the country.  Aside from spending a couple nights in jail, a DUI arrest means months, if not years of court dates and hefty fines.  At the same time, there’s just too much going on in Phoenix these days to not take advantage.  Here are some alternatives to drinking and driving that are well worth exploring if you’re heading out on the town any time soon. Public Transportation.  This works best … Read More

What if you get pulled over and have medical marijuana on you?

In 2010, Arizona became the 15th state to legalize the use of medical marijuana.  Since then, patients have been protected from arrest and prosecution for using the plant for medicinal purposes. Employers would also not be allowed to discriminate in hiring employees, as well as terminating employment against registered cardholders. However, there are stringent laws regarding driving and medical marijuana. You cannot operate a motor vehicle under the influence of anything much less marijuana. Even if you are a legal … Read More