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Posts Tagged ‘collateral consequences’

DUI & Your CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)

Arizona interstates are teeming with commercial drivers, including many commercial drivers from out of state. When you drive for a living, a DUI charge can be devastating. If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL), Arizona (like every other state) holds you to a much higher standard when it comes to safety and Arizona DUI…

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If Your Car Was Impounded After A DUI…

Car towed for police impound

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…

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Doctors Charged with DUI

MD License and DUI

One of the many possible “collateral consequences” of a DUI charge in Arizona is its effect on employment. For Arizona doctors, who must be licensed by the Arizona Medical Board, a DUI charge can be particularly troublesome. Arizona Medical Board In Arizona, doctors charged with DUI will not only have to deal with the court,…

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Effects of DUI on a Nursing License in Arizona

effect of DUI on nursing license

There can be consequences to a criminal conviction beyond the sentence imposed by a judge. These are often called “collateral consequences.” One possible collateral consequence of a DUI is its effect on your employment. This is especially true for anyone involved in or aspiring to a career that requires professional licensure, including nurses and nursing…

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Arizona’s Underage Drinking Laws & "Baby DUI"

University Police patrolling for underage drinking

Arizona’s underage drinking laws address not only underage drinking, but specifically underage drinking and driving.  The consequences of a misdemeanor DUI in Arizona are already severe, but they are even worse if you’re under 21 years old. Minor in Possession A.R.S. 4-244(40) prohibits anyone under the age of 21 from having alcohol in their body.…

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Tucson Domestic Violence Attorney

Arguments in Tucson can be domestic violence

The title of “domestic violence” carries some pretty severe connotations (not to mention legal consequences) that aren’t always warranted.  After having been subjected to numerous public service campaigns and news reports regarding a number of high profile/celebrity cases, I think most of us are aware that domestic violence is a serious problem in our society. …

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