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In Arizona, you can be prosecuted for driving under the influence of legally-prescribed medication. When this happens, you need an experienced prescription drug DUI defense attorney from The Shah Law Firm to represent you. We have years of experience with these types of charges, understand prescription drug DUI laws in Arizona, and can uphold them in all legal proceedings.

Prescription Drug DUI Charges in Arizona

There are two different misdemeanor prescription drug DUI charges in Apache Junction, Arizona. The first is driving with an illegal drug in one’s body. This means that it is illegal to drive with any type of drug. This is a strict liability crime, meaning that it doesn’t matter if someone was impaired or not, but rather, that they had a drug in their system at all. The second charge is known as Impairment to the Slightest Degree. This makes it illegal to drive while impaired by drugs or alcohol or a combination. The state has a zero tolerance DUI charge, which prohibits driving under the influence in any way.

Penalties for Prescription Drug DUI Charges in Apache Junction

Penalties associated with prescription drug DUI charges in Apache Junction include a 90-day license suspension, up to five years of probation, a mandatory interlock ignition device for six to 12 months, drug or alcohol counseling, community service, and up to 180 days in jail. Whatever the details of your case are, our experienced prescription drug DUI defense attorney from The Shah Law Firm PLLC can help you.

Schedule a Free Legal Consultation with an Experienced Prescription Drug DUI Defense Attorney in Apache Junction Today

Having a prescription medicine in your system isn’t a viable defense in or around Apache Junction. As such, our job as your prescription drug DUI defense attorney is to prove that the medication didn’t impair your driving in any way. Proving such can lead to reduced or dismissed charges. To schedule a free legal consultation with The Shah Law Firm PLLC, call us at (602) 560-7408 today.

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