Penalties For Aggravated DUI In Arizona
An Aggravated DUI in Arizona is when a person is under the influence of alcohol or drugs in addition to one of these additional factors:
- Your driver’s license is suspended or revoked
- You commit your third or more DUI within a seven year period
- If you have a child who is 15 years of age or younger in the vehicle
- If you commit a DUI while you have an Ignition Interlock Device in your vehicle
Being charged with an Aggravated DUI is not something to take lightly. This charge carries its own set of penalties. The penalties for an Aggravated DUI in Arizona are:
- Mandatory 4 months in prison
- Potentially up to 3.75 years in prison
- Mandatory enrollment and attendance in Substance Abuse Screening
- Suspension of your driver’s license for 3 years
- Installing of an Ignition Interlock Device in your vehicle for 3 years
- Minimum of $2,000 in fines and court costs
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How A DUI Can Become Aggravated
DUI’s are a common offense in Arizona. When a DUI charge becomes an Aggravated DUI, then the case becomes more serious. If you have been charged with Aggravated DUI, then that means your DUI met the criteria of:
- You were driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle that is 15 years old or younger.
- You were operating a vehicle while under the influence and also while having your license suspended or revoked.
- You caused an accident while under the influence that caused property damage, bodily injury or death.
- You have received 3+ DUIs within the last 7 years.
2nd Offense Extreme DUI
Reduced to Reckless Driving
Extreme DUI reduced to Regular DUI
Charges reduced to reckless driving.
Aggravated DUI Lawyer In Phoenix, Arizona
If you or a loved one have been charged with a crime then this is a very stressful time in your life. The most important step you can take right now is consulting with an experienced attorney that has extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system and how to handle misdemeanors. If you choose to work with our firm, you will always have direct access to your attorney and will be working with one of the most knowledgeable criminal attorneys in Arizona.
Our firm serves the areas of Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Glendale, Tempe, Chandler and other areas around Arizona. If you or a loved one have been charged with a Aggravated DUI in Arizona, please contact us today to schedule your free consultation.
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