Have you been charged with driving under the influence in Mesa?
An arrest for a charge of DUI or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or a combination of the two, is met with little indulgence in Arizona courts. Even first time DUI offenders must content with some of most strict drunk driving laws in the nation. If you have been arrested for DUI in our state, you may experience quick conviction and punishment without the assistance of a professional Mesa criminal defense attorney well versed in Arizona DUI law. DUI cases present unique legal problems very different from other criminal cases. Attorneys who approach the DUI administrative hearing and criminal trial incorrectly, and unprepared, may leave their client facing substantial jail or prison time.
Mesa DUI Defense Lawyer
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) can have life-altering consequences for all parties. Even driving alone, having caused no injury or property damage, you are still considered a threat in the eyes of the law when operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Whether or not you have caused damage or injury, you may face fines, jail time, and probation and community service. Minimum penalties for first-time offenders causing no injury or property damage include:
- 90 days suspension of driving privileges, unless driver prevails at an MVD hearing,
- Mandatory alcohol education, and an
- Alcohol and/or drug treatment program.
Do not hesitate, contact a competent Mesa DUI Defense Attorney Today
When you are arrested for drunk driving, you literally face an unthinking, uncaring machine. The state will never look at your circumstances. Any attempt to reason with law enforcement will be discounted at best. Explanations don’t count in the face of laws and codes; only the laws count. Further, in both your administrative and MVD hearing before an administrative law judge, and the DUI trial in criminal court, strict time limitations apply. With Workman Law Group you will retain competent, aggressive legal representation, dedicated to defending your rights against all odds.
A DUI arrest can be overwhelming. At this critical time, it is vital to contact a Mesa DUI defense attorney from our firm today. It can mean the difference between imprisonment and the freedom to move forward with your life.