Arizona Basic DUI Attorney

A.R.S. § 28-1381

First Offense
Impaired to the Slightest Degree by alcohol, drugs, and/or vapor releasing substance; or BAC above .08 (but less than .15); or having any illicit drug or its metaboliteyour system:

  • Sentencing can range from one day to six months in jail. The minimum sentencs is 10 days in jail, of which nine may be suspended if successfully complete alcohol classes.
  • A minimum of $250 fine, $210 surcharge, $500 prison fund, $500 public safety equipment fund, $20 time pay fee, $20 probation fee and $13 law enforcement assessment. Adding up to $1,513 in total fees, fines and payments.
  • License issues include nothing beyond admin Per Se: 30 days complete suspension; then 60 days restricted (to/from work/school) in MVD’s discretion. However, if DUI drugs, revoked one year. Defendant must pay to get license / privilege to drive reinstated after end of suspension.
  • Other consequences include: possible probation up to five years, alcohol/drug screening and classes, possible community service, pay for jail incarceration, possible monthly probation fees, possible SR22 insurance and one year Ignition Interlock

Second Offense
Second DUI must be within 84 months of any other DUI commission date:

  • Sentencing can range from 30 days to six months in jail. The minimum sentencs is 90 days in jail, of which 60 may be suspended if successfully complete alcohol classes.
  • Eligible for work furloughs
  • A minimum of $500 fine, $420 surcharge, $1,250 prison fund, $1,250 public safety equipment fund, $20 time pay fee, $20 probation fee and $13 law enforcement assessment. Adding up to $3,473 in total fees, fines and payments.
  • License is revoked for one year. Possible to get To/From Work Permit. Defendant must pay to get license / privilege to drive reinstated after end of suspension.
  • Other consequences include: possible probation up to five years, alcohol/drug screening and classes, 30+ hours of community service, pay for jail incarceration, possible monthly probation fees, possible SR22 insurance and one year Ignition Interlock

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