In Arizona, even your first DUI offense under ARS 28-1381 can lead to jail time, license suspension, a required interlock ignition device in your car, and a costly fine.
Arja Shah has a proven track record of successfully defending DUI cases and fully understands all DUI laws in Arizona. Arja will investigate all charges and devise a strong defense that can help you get reduced or dismissed DUI charges.
By contacting Phoenix DUI attorney Arja Shah immediately, you can ensure that your rights, your record, and your future are protected.
There are many important decisions to make when facing a DUI charge, and none more vital to your defense than hiring a DUI Defense Law Firm that provides incredible value, experience, and knowledge of the proper way to handle a DUI charge. Arizona statutes take DUI charges very seriously and have some of the harshest penalties for first-time offenders in the nation. As such, these charges can be some of the most difficult to defend against.
Attorney Arja Shah’s drunk driving defense experience means that your case will be thoroughly investigated, and a strong defense devised.
Some of the aspects of your case Arja will challenge include:
- DUI Stops: Did the officer have a suspicion to stop your car? Were there signs you were impaired?
- Field testing: Were the sobriety tests conducted by law according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration?
- Blood/breath testing: Were there any malfunctions associated with the testing?
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*** If your DUI Charge was considered a Felony DUI or Aggravated DUI under ARS 28-1383 – Click Here.
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Possible Consequences of a DUI in Arizona:
Even a first-time DUI is nothing to take lightly, which is why is it important to hire an experienced Phoenix DUI lawyer. The penalties can put a real hardship on your personal and professional life.
- Mandatory Jail Time: Sentencing can range from one day to six months in jail. The minimum sentence is 10 days in jail, of which nine may be suspended with successful completion of alcohol classes.
- Financial Penalties: A minimum of $1,250 fine for a Regular first-time DUI (non-extreme), over $3,000 for a Second Regular DUI (non-extreme), a minimum of $2,500 for a first-time Extreme DUI, and over $3,250 for a Second Extreme DUI – expect to pay more.
- License Suspension: Conviction will include a minimum 90-day license suspension with a maximum of one year.
- Other consequences include: Possible probation of up to five years, mandatory alcohol/drug screening and classes, possible community service, jail incarceration fines, possible monthly probation fees, possible SR22 insurance, and one-year mandatory Ignition Interlock.
If you’re facing DUI charges in or around Phoenix Arizona, schedule a professional legal consultation with Phoenix DUI Attorney Arja Shah today.
Give us a call at (602) 560-7408 and be assured of the best defense possible. Arja represents clients in all of Arizona, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Goodyear, and Apache Junction.
An Experienced DUI Defense Law Firm
Shah Law PLLC solely practices criminal and DUI law. Having worked as a DUI defense lawyer for one of the largest law firms in Phoenix, Arja has defended hundreds of Arizona drivers facing serious criminal charges and successfully represented over 1,000 individuals charged with some form of driving under the influence. Mounting a victorious DUI defense involves thoroughly understanding Arizona’s complicated DUI laws and knowing the science involved.
Many lawyers are ill-prepared for DUI defense litigation. Arja is not one of them. In fact, a large contingent of Shah Law’s clients has paid thousands of dollars to other law firms for inadequate representation before turning to the DUI defense law firm of Arja Shah. While Shah Law cannot guarantee a specific outcome, the firm does guarantee a reasonable fee and an aggressive defense built from years of experience. When you hire our Phoenix DUI attorney, you can benefit from:
Accessibility: You deserve to know that your attorney will be there for you when you need her. Arja Shah provides the personalized service that clients depend on when they are fighting DUI charges. You will always speak directly with Arja. No associate or paralegal will be making decisions on your case.
Flexible Rates and Payment Plans: Arja prides herself on providing exceptional service at a great price. Need to work out a payment plan? The Shah Law Firm can help.
The Stakes are Too Hight to Face These Charges On Your Own.
No Prior Conviction: Sentencing can range from four months to nearly four years in jail. The minimum sentence is four months in jail, every day of which must be served. A conviction also carries with it a three-year license revocation, hefty fines, and fees that typically exceed $4,600.
One Prior Conviction: The penalties become more severe if you have a prior felony conviction. Sentencing ranges from two years in jail to more than seven years in prison. This also includes fees in excess of $4,600 and three-year license revocation.
Two or More Prior Convictions: Those with two or more prior convictions face at least six years and the possibility of up to 15 years in prison. Your life can change forever if you receive the maximum penalty, which is why you need Phoenix DUI Attorney Arja Shah fighting for you.
Give us a call today at (602) 560-7408 if you’re looking for a DUI defense law firm with the compassion, skills, experience, and passion to provide you with the kind of powerful defense you deserve.
We proudly serve clients in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Apache Junction, and surrounding cities.
How Will the DUI Defense Law Firm of Arja Shah Help You?
Quality Consultation: During your consultation, Attorney Arja Shah will conduct a complete review of your case and take a look at what details could have an impact on the outcome.
Personalized Representation: When your future is on the line, you need a Phoenix DUI Attorney who will communicate regularly and return your calls. Once you begin working with Arja, she’ll provide you with the type of personalized service and representation you deserve. For the best possible representation, it is essential that your attorney does not change throughout your case.
Effective Defense Strategies: When you’re charged with a DUI, you need an attorney with a proven track record of success. Arja has the legal experience to provide you with expert guidance and effective defense strategies. There are numerous options that many DUI lawyers won’t discuss with you, but Arja will. Ask about Knapp Counsel and Subsection I.
Schedule Your Free Consultation with DUI Lawyer Arja Shah
If you are facing DUI charges, get in touch with the Shah Law Firm as soon as possible. It’s important to have the guidance of a Phoenix DUI Attorney who can help you navigate the complexities of the Arizona criminal justice system. The sooner you schedule a consultation, the sooner Arja can begin preparing your defense.
During the free consultation, you’ll receive a detailed review of your case and the best course of action.