Extreme DUI Defense

Charges of Extreme DUI in Phoenix, Arizona result from driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content (BAC) above .15 but less than .20.  Penalties vary for first-time or repeat offenders. These offenses carry mandatory prison terms and it is important you have a lawyer who has experience defending Extreme DUI in and other vehicular crimes.  Aaron Black aggressively defends vehicular cases. Many of Aaron’s Extreme DUI defense cases result in dismissals, not guilty verdicts, no jail time, or substantially reduced charges.

If you are facing charges of Extreme DUI in Phoenix, it’s essential to speak with a lawyer who has a clear understanding of the complexities of DUI laws in Maricopa County.  Aaron practices DUI defense law and handles each client’s case personally.  Though the evidence may seem overwhelmingly against you, Aaron draws from his knowledge and courtroom experience to provide the most compelling strategy for your individual case.  His skill in defending DUI cases can make all of the difference in the courtroom.  Aaron Black possesses the skills and resources required to personally fight your case and defend you against any DUI charges.

The penalties for Extreme DUI in Arizona are some of the harshest in the country and are more severe than those of DUI. A conviction carries mandatory jail time, mandatory fines, license suspension, and adding an ignition interlock device to your vehicle. In addition, you may also be required to carry SR-22 insurance. SR-22 insurance which is sometimes referred to as a certificate of insurance or a financial responsibility filing is simply a high-risk insurance policy required by law if you have been convicted of a DUI/DWI in Phoenix. Because of the severity of penalties and potentially life-changing implications of a conviction, Aaron’s goal is to keep you out of jail and fight for dismissal of your case.

The following overview of Extreme DUI penalties in Arizona is provided for your information.  If you have questions, or if you are in need of DUI defense, please contact or call Aaron Black for a free consultation at 480-729-1683

1st Time Extreme Driving Under the Influence Above a .15 BAC (but less than .20)

  • Minimum Jail - 30 days jail
  • Maximum Jail – 6 months
  • Fines:
$250 Fine
$210 Surcharge
$250 Driving Under the Influence Fund 
$1000 Prison Fund 
$1000 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 90 day License Suspension
  • Possible Probation up to 5 years
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Pay for jail incarceration
  • Possible monthly probation fees
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 1 year Ignition interlock

2nd Time Extreme Driving Under the Influence Above a .15 BAC (but less than .20)

  • New DUI charge must be within 84 months of date of 1st DUI conviction.
  • Minimum Jail - 120 days jail, at least 60 days of which must be served consecutively, but must serve entire sentence.
  • Maximum Jail – 6 months
  • Fines
$500 Fine
$420 Surcharge
$250 Driving Under the Influence Fund 
$1250 Prison Fund 
$1250 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$10 Probation Fee
  • 1 year license revocation (no driving at all)
  • Possible Probation up to 5 years
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • 30+ hours community service
  • Pay for jail incarceration
  • Possible monthly probation fees
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 1 year Ignition interlock 
If you have questions or if you are facing DUI charges in Arizona, don’t take chances with your future.  Contact or call experienced DUI defense attorney, Aaron Black, today for a free consultation at 480-729-1683.
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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