Miranda Rights as read by Tucson and Pima County police when investigating criminal charges in Arizona

One of the most common questions I get as a criminal defense attorney is “what happens if the police didn’t read me my Miranda rights?”  Many people are under the mistaken impression that if the police didn’t read them their rights, then their charges will be dismissed.  That’s not the way it works.  A police…

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Suspect in Tucson AZ DUI or drunk driving investigation ordered to do field sobriety tests on the side of the road after traffic stop

If the police suspect you are driving under the influence (“DUI”), they will begin a DUI investigation.  Like any criminal investigation, a DUI investigation can be very stressful and sometimes confusing.  Understanding how a DUI investigation is normally conducted can help you get through it without unwittingly providing police with “evidence” of guilt.  The way…

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