Phoenix DUI Attorney
Stopped for DUI in Phoenix?
If you have been stopped for DUI, it vital to act quickly to save your driver's license. You have fifteen days from the date of your arrest to request a Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) hearing. It is vital that you be represented at that hearing as well as in the court action for the DUI. A strong and effective DUI defense attorney will greatly increase your chances of a favorable result. You are urged to contact a Phoenix criminal defense attorney without delay.
Penalties for DUI
For a first-time DUI conviction, the jail time may range from 24 hours to 10 days. The fine is usually about $1,800 plus jail costs. You may be placed on probation for five years and have to do community service. You are required to have an ignition interlock device placed in your vehicle preventing you from starting the car if you are intoxicated. The MVD will suspend your license for 90 days. You will be eligible for a work permit or school permit after 30 days.
Criminal Lawyer in Phoenix
At The Wallin Law Firm, we have been defending clients' rights for 25 years. We serve the Phoenix area with defense of DUI charges. When we take on a case we meet with the client and learn the circumstances of the charge. We are particularly interested in the legality of the stop and whether police complied with procedures in administering drug and alcohol screening tests. We appear at the MVD hearing and aggressively present our defenses to protect the client's license. We also defend the client at the criminal proceeding arguing our case and challenging the state's evidence.
We are accomplished in our DUI defense and have won many dismissals and acquittals. We urge you to contact the firm for a free, confidential consultation.
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