Drug DUI

Phoenix Drug DUI Attorney

Who Defends Drug related DUI charges, Drug DUI, Medication DUI and any DUI with drugs in Arizona:

If you were arrested for a DUI in Arizona involving DUI with Drugs, Contact Attorney James Novak at (480) 413-1499 today!

Arizona's DUI law allows police to arrest, prosecute and convict you for DUI or DWI even if you did not drink any alcohol at all. You could be charged with being "impaired to the slightest degree" due to the police allegation that you used drugs, prescription or nonprescription, legal or illegal drugs, other drugs including, marijuana, controlled substances such cocaine or ecstasy, or prescription narcotics (whether illegally obtained or prescribed by a doctor, or medications purchased over-the counter) that they allege were found in your system. When it comes to driving under the influence of drugs, you don't even have to have consumed the substance that same day. If a test indicates that there is any amount of the drug in your body, you could be charged with DUI. You could even be charged with DUI if the drug you took was a legally prescribed drug. It is very important that you speak with an experienced attorney if you are facing drug-related DUI charges. A greater Phoenix DUI attorney could be able to maximize your chances of success in your criminal case.

Unlike alcohol, any amount of drugs in your bloodstream can provide prosecution grounds for conviction even if they were taken weeks ago. You can be charged with a Drug DUI whether or not these drugs did in fact, diminish your ability to operate your vehicle. Then you are forced to prove that although you may have ingested a drug or chemical, it did not impair your ability to drive. You will need an experienced DUI attorney who is well versed at defending drug DUI cases on a regular basis. Special skills and training are needed to handle such cases. This is the type of experience, training and education that James Novak of the Law offices of James Novak can bring to your defense.

Experienced Drug, DUI and Drug DUI Defense Attorney and Drug DUI Lawyer

If you have been arrested for a drug-related Arizona DUI call James Novak for an immediate FREE initial consultation with an Arizona Drug DUI lawyer. The Law Office of James Novak serves Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, and Gilbert and surrounding cities within Maricopa County, Arizona.

James Novak Provides a Strong Defense for Driving While Impaired by Drugs

Attorney James Novak offers aggressive and affordable defense for your drug DUI charge. He challenges the prosecution's case, the evidence and any violations of your constitutional rights. A drug-related DUI charge is often based on unsupportable conclusions from field sobriety tests and physical observations by the arresting police officer. The police officer doesn't know you and any physical limitations you may have. There are many explanations other than drugs for your performance on roadside tests. In fact you can find some of these defenses outlined in detail in the Free Books written and published by James Novak, the author of Arizona Winning DUI Defense Strategies © Book Series, one of which include one entitled “101 Winning Arizona DUI Defenses”. © (All three abridged versions can be downloaded free of charge at this website http://www.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com

James Novak’s knowledge and use of Arizona DUI defense strategies is unmatched. For a proven, powerful, yet affordable legal defense when drugs and DUI are connected, contact James Novak Today! James Novak provides a free and confidential initial consultation to discuss the facts and your best options to avoid an Arizona drug DUI conviction on your record.

What James Novak, Phoenix DUI & Drugs Attorney can do for you!

If you face charges of driving under the influence of drugs, your chances of getting your case dismissed, charges reduced, or a better outcome in your case increase drastically with legal representation by James Novak, Criminal, DUI, Drug, and Drug DUI defense Attorney.

Law enforcement agents have the legal right to arrest you, take a blood or urine sample and charge you with an Arizona drug DUI if they suspect you are driving under the influence of drugs. Drugs can include street drugs (controlled substances) such as marijuana, cocaine, LSD, ecstasy or prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, legal or illegal drugs, dangerous or drugs or not. If the police “suspect” whatever you ingested caused impairment in your ability to drive to the slightest degree (even if in fact that was not true) they can arrest you. Then you are forced to fight your battle in the court system, and their job is done, in their opinion. They do not care about how the conviction will effect you or your family or the hardships you will face because of their decision to arrest you. And the prosecutions, and court systems are on their side. They want nothing more that for you to incriminate yourself and go at it alone, without a good private practice DUI defense Attorney. It fast tracks their ability to convict you. You don’t need help to get yourself convicted. And anything you say can and will be held against you, as innocent as it may be or as good as your intentions may have been to “tell your story” on your own. The fact is there is a protocol, strict legal processes, motions to file, evidence to examine to challenge and dispute. No one will do this for you except a good private practice Arizona DUI defense Attorney, with many years of experience, specialized training and education, and a lot of time in the court room litigating cases like yours.

An experienced DUI defense attorney should be able to work with you to provide you with the best possible defense. Your Arizona DUI defense may include contesting the stop, test results, field sobriety tests at the time of arrest or other factors. Your DUI lawyer should be able to build a solid defense case based upon the facts of the arrest and anything that could have happened at the time that violated your rights.

Greater Phoenix DUI & drugs attorney James Novak is highly experienced and skilled in handling a wide range of DUI-related cases. Mr. Novak is aware that your future and your freedom could depend on the outcome of your Arizona DUI drug case. James Novak goal in all cases is to give you the best chance at a case dismissal or reduced sentence.

Contact James Novak, DUI Drug Attorney Today at (480) 413-1499. Don’t wait. Get time and a good defense on your side!

Arizona has some of the toughest drug DUI laws in the nation for driving with illegal drugs or prescription drugs. If you have been arrested for a drug DUI in Tempe, Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale or Phoenix, call today for your FREE consultation with a drug DUI lawyer. Arizona DUI charges involving drugs are reviewed by prosecutors and proven at trial based police field sobriety tests, physical characteristics of driver, incriminating statements and drug results. At the Law Office of James Novak we evaluate all aspects of your Arizona Drug Dui case including stop, the arrest, police conduct, your rights, and any drug test evidence. Only then can we consider taking a plea or going to trial.

Contact a Tempe Drug DUI lawyer for a free consultation with a DUI attorney about your case. James Novak works hard to fight to get the best outcome on your DUI offense. The Law firm of James Novak represents clients throughout Maricopa County, including Tempe, Scottsdale, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, and Phoenix, Arizona.

Arizona Drug DUI Penalties

Drug DUI charges can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or felony. If police find drugs or paraphernalia on you or in your vehicle as a result of the traffic stop, you may face additional felony charges of drug and or paraphernalia possession.

Either way you could be facing serious a criminal sentence for your drug DUI conviction. Sentencing for your misdemeanor drug DUI offense includes:

  • Jail (incarceration)
  • License revocation for one year
  • License revocation
  • Probation
  • Counseling
  • MADD program

Arizona DUI Laws involving Drugs

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A.R.S. Section 28-1381(A)(1) states that it is unlawful for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle:

While under the influence of . . . any drug, a vapor-releasing substance containing a toxic substance, or any combination of … if the person is impaired to the slightest degree.

A.R.S. Section 28-1381(A)(3) states that it is unlawful for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle:

While there is any drug defined under A.R.S. Section 13-3401 (Drug Listings) or its metabolite in the person’s body.

Contact James Novak, Proven and Successful Phoenix DUI Attorney and DUI with Drugs Attorney – Experience Matters!

If you face any type of DUI charges, it is important that you retained an experienced and proven criminal defense attorney. James Novak is a former prosecutor and highly skilled DUI defense lawyer with great deal of experience defending impaired driving charges. Call today for a free initial consultation (4870) 413-1499 and discuss your matter directly with James Novak.

Don’t wait. The sooner you contact James Novak, the sooner he can begin mounting a winning defense strategy for your case. James Novak proudly defends clients with criminal or DUI charges in Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Chandler and surrounding cities throughout Maricopa County in Arizona.