DUI Defense

DUI Penalties
Drunk driving convictions in Arizona carry harsh mandatory penalties that are not discretionary by the judge. However, there are ways an experienced Arizona drunk driving defense lawyer can challenge your DUI charges ...Read more.

DUI Arrest
A DUI arrest in Arizona is only the first phase in what will otherwise be a traumatic and stressful process, unless you retain a top Arizona DUI defense lawyer like James Novak, of the Law Office of James E. Novak. Without ...Read more.

Drunk Driving Laws in Arizona
Drunk Driving laws are strict and penalties. Arizona DUI – DWI laws include mandatory Arizona DUI punishments and sentencing. Drunk driving laws are also referred in Arizona as “Driving Under the Influence (DUI)” ...Read more.

Drunk Driving Arizona Criminal Rights
Even a first time misdemeanor drunk driving conviction will expose you to jail time. Ref: A.R.S. 28-1381. Your best chance of getting AZ DUI, DWI and drunk driving charges dismissed is to hire a private practice ...Read more.

First DUI Arizona
A first DUI offense in Arizona that is non-extreme, with no aggravating factors is classified as a Misdemeanor. However, just because it is the first Arizona DUI or first DUI anywhere else, does not reduce the severity ...Read more.

Differences between DUI and DWI in AZ
here are probably more similarities than differences. However, there are indeed differences. Both DUI and DWI charges are serious criminal charges in Arizona. For starters DUI is the acronym for “Driving Under the Influence” ...Read more.

What to do if you have AZ DUI charges
First, and the most important, if you have been arrested for a DUI DWI or drunk driving charges in Phoenix AZ or surrounding East Valley cities in Maricopa County, you should call the DUI defense Law Office of James Novak ...Read more.

DUI Tests - Blood Alcohol Content BAC AZ
Under Arizona DUI laws the prosecution has the burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were in “actual physical control” of your vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. You can be charged with ...Read more.

In Arizona a DUI arrest is commonly filed as a misdemeanor DUI. However there are three main factors that will escalate a DUI charge to an Arizona Felony DUI, a more serious crime with harsh punishments ...Read more.

Misdemeanor DUI DWI AZ
When you hear the word “misdemeanor” naturally, it does not sound like a serious crime. However, that is not the case for “DUI Misdemeanor” charges in Arizona. They are treated seriously in Arizona. In fact, Misdemeanor ...Read more.

Underage 21 Drinking AZ
The legal age for drinking alcohol in Arizona is 21. Arizona is a "Zero Tolerance" State for DUI laws related to Under Age 21 Drinking. The Under Age 21 Defendant will face criminal charges if they are found to have consumed ...Read more.

Drunk Driving Defense AZ
Hiring a private practice drunk driving lawyer to defend your DUI in Arizona can be an emotional and exhaustive task, especially if you have never needed to hire an AZ criminal defense attorney or DUI lawyer before. ...Read more.

DUI Defense Attorney for Breath Tests, Chandler AZ
Arizona Law A.R.S. 28-1324 the Director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety is responsible for adopting rules, procedures and methods for administering DUI Breath Tests. ...Read more.

Plea Agreements
Most criminal convictions in Arizona and throughout the United States result from plea agreements. If you face criminal or DUI charges, the ideal outcome is to have charges dismissed. ...Read more.