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Understanding MVD Hearings for License Suspensions

If you receive a notice that your driver’s license is going to be suspended, you may have the opportunity to request a hearing with the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) to fight against the suspension. The most common circumstance for this type of hearing is a license suspension under Arizona’s implied consent law in a driving under the influence (DUI) case. DUI and Implied Consent License Suspensions If you are pulled over in Arizona and accused of driving under the

The Consequences of Driving on a Suspended License

In Arizona, a driver could face a criminal and/or administrative suspension of his or her driver’s license for numerous reasons. Driving on a suspended license is against the law. If a driver gets caught operating a vehicle with a suspended, revoked or canceled license, he or she could be penalized. This can include jail time, in some circumstances. Why Might a Driver’s License Get Suspended in Arizona? The law in Arizona provides many opportunities for the criminal courts as well

The Long-Term Consequences of a DUI Conviction

Being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Arizona can have consequences that remain with you for life. Arizona takes drunk driving crimes very seriously, with severe punishments and harsh sentences. A DUI conviction can have a ripple effect on your job, professional licensure, constitutional rights and many other aspects of life. A Criminal Record Getting a DUI in Arizona will give you a criminal record that can be viewed by employers, landlords, schools, law enforcement and the general

The Impact of a DUI on Your Driver’s License in Arizona

In Arizona, the law takes driving under the influence (DUI) offenses very seriously. In an effort to dissuade drivers from drunk driving and to make an example out of offenders, Arizona penalizes DUI crimes harshly. One of the many potential consequences of a DUI is the suspension or revocation of your driver’s license. This can interfere with your job, school, personal relationships, child custody and many other aspects of your life. License Suspension Being arrested for a DUI will trigger

The Role of Chemical Tests in DUI Cases

In Arizona, chemical tests are almost always used as part of a driving under the influence (DUI) criminal investigation. These tests measure the amount of alcohol or drugs in a person’s body at the time of a DUI arrest. Chemical tests may rely on the individual’s breath, blood or urine. If the test results show that someone is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, it can be used as evidence in a DUI case. Arizona’s Legal Limit In Arizona,

Tips for Choosing the Right DUI Lawyer

If you are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Arizona, your choice of criminal defense attorney is important. Not all DUI defense lawyers are created equal. You need to take the time to select the right lawyer based on your case and circumstances. With a good attorney, you can protect your rights and potentially have DUI charges reduced or even dismissed. Use these tips to find the right Scottsdale DUI lawyer for you. Search for a Local Criminal

What Is Arizona’s Set Aside Law?

Historically, Arizona has been unique in that it did not allow people who were convicted of crimes to expunge their criminal records; instead, they could only ask to have them set aside. The setting aside of a record does not erase it or seal it from public view, but it can still have many benefits. Under a new law, however, expungements are available for qualifying individuals as of January 2023. What Does it Mean to Set a Criminal Record Aside?

How to Fight a CDL Ticket in Arizona

As a commercial driver, you have greater responsibilities than an ordinary driver. You face harsher penalties for an infraction than drivers without commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) in Arizona. A ticket for an infraction such as speeding could go on your truck driving record – potentially threatening your career. It is important to fight a CDL ticket using proven strategies if you wish to protect your job and future. Hire a CDL Traffic Lawyer As a commercial driver, you have to

Arizona CDL Speeding Ticket Cost

A speeding ticket as a commercial driver is different from the average ticket. Drivers with commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) have more to lose. A mark against a commercial driver on his or her record could ultimately lead to the loss of a career in commercial driving. A commercial driver will have more to worry about than just the dollar amount of a CDL speeding ticket. A ticket could have life-changing consequences. The Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicles Division (MVD)

[Study] The Cost of a Speeding Ticket in Arizona

Speeding tickets in Arizona are often costly, but determining the exact fine amounts can be difficult to find sometimes without the help of a traffic violation lawyer or CDL traffic ticket attorney. Although all Arizona citizens must follow the same statutes regarding speeding and traffic safety, the resultant fees may vary from county to county – and in some cases, even precinct to precinct. In order to make this information easier to find, we worked with data firm 1Point21 Interactive
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