DUI And Your Arizona Real Estate License

Most people know that a DUI conviction in Arizona carries some pretty severe penalties, but the consequences of a DUI conviction don’t necessarily end when the case is over and you’ve completed your sentence. A DUI can cause major problems with employment, including professional licensing. In this post we’ll focus on real estate professionals and […]

If Your Car Was Impounded After A DUI…

If your car was impounded by the police, you’re probably trying to figure out how to get your car out of impound as soon as possible. One of the many inconvenient things about being charged with driving under the influence in Arizona is that police can impound your car. In other words, they can have […]

Dealing With A Bench Warrant in Arizona

Criminal bench warrants are pretty common in Arizona, especially bench warrants issued in misdemeanor cases. Judges issue a bench warrant to force people into court after they have missed a court date, failed to respond to a court summons, or failed to complete a court ordered sentence. Some people with misdemeanor bench warrants don’t even […]

Road Rage & Aggressive Driving in Arizona

Arizonans do a lot of driving and traffic here can get pretty bad, especially during rush hour. We have a unique mixture of college age drivers, elderly drivers, and out-of-state drivers. This can lead to frustration. Road rage type incidents seem to be getting more common here in Tucson. In Arizona, Aggressive Driving is usually […]

Arizona Hit And Run Charges

Hit and run charges, also known as leaving the scene of an accident, can occur when you fail to stop after getting into a car accident. It seems like a lot of these cases have been in the news lately and some of them are pretty egregious — like the woman who hit a pedestrian […]

In Arizona, Reckless Driving Has Serious Penalties

Reckless driving is not just a civil traffic offense in Arizona, it is a crime that can carry a mandatory jail sentence and result in the suspension of your driver’s license. Although a reckless driving conviction may be preferable to a DUI conviction in many cases, the Arizona MVD considers it an 8-point violation — the […]

When A Domestic Violence Victim Doesn’t Want To Press Charges

Domestic violence is as big a problem in Arizona as it is everywhere else. It’s a problem that became the focus of law enforcement years ago and has led to the proliferation of special “domestic violence courts” across the country, including in Arizona. A spat of recent high-profile domestic violence cases involving athletes and celebrities […]

Can You Get A DUI If Your Not Driving?

Most people assume that you actually have to be driving to be charged with driving under the influence. In Arizona, that’s not true. You can get a DUI if your not driving because the charge of driving under the influence in Arizona only requires that a person is either driving a vehicle or is in […]

Arizona Marijuana DUI Laws Changing Again

Arizona marijuana DUI charges have always been difficult to defend because the law basically says a person is guilty if they have marijuana or any of its metabolites in their blood within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle. The Arizona marijuana DUI law does not require that the […]

Accident or Aggravated Assault in Arizona?

Accidents will always happen because humans make mistakes.  It’s human nature to want to blame someone when someone gets hurt and, most of the time, someone is at fault.  Our legal system deals with these people in a couple of different ways: (1) through the civil justice system, where the person at fault can be […]