Arizona DUI Blog

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Phoenix, AZ Street Racing’s Dangerous Past & Present

by Aaron Black • May, 16, 2019
Department of Public Safety officers can cite racers not only with this statute but also with criminal speeding and reckless driving. more...

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Fleeing Serious Injury and Fatal Crashes is a Felony

by Aaron Black • May, 09, 2019
Leaving the scene of a fatal crash is a violation of Arizona Revised Statute §28-661 and a class 3 felony. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 27  

Arizona’s Tough Aggravated Domestic Violence Law

by Aaron Black • May, 02, 2019
Police who are called to answer an aggravated domestic violence call don’t need an arrest warrant to take the suspect into custody as long... more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 60  

Beware: Arizona Bans Texting While Driving

by Aaron Black • April, 25, 2019
Arizona also became the 18th state to ban using a handheld cellphone while driving. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 94  

Moving Violations Causing Serious Injuries or Death in Phoenix, AZ

by Aaron Black • April, 19, 2019
Under Arizona law a conviction for a class 3 misdemeanor can mean serving time in county jail. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 75  

Negligent Homicide: The Prosecution’s Low Card in Arizona

by Aaron Black • April, 11, 2019
Committing a negligent homicide is a class 4 felony that require a term of incarceration be served in state prison and fines. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 58  

Legal and Illegal Cultivation of Marijuana in Arizona

by Aaron Black • April, 06, 2019
Since the legalization of medical marijuana in Arizona, understanding of what’s legal and what’s not can be unclear. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 136  

‘Phantom’ Checkpoints in Phoenix and surrounding areas

by Aaron Black • March, 28, 2019
A Phantom Checkpoint is merely a sign that’s used for real DUI checkpoints indicating that a checkpoint is a short way ahead more...

Posted in: DUI Information  |   Views: 89  

The US Appellate Court Rules Passengers Can Refuse to Show ID to Police

by Aaron Black • March, 21, 2019
The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decided in January after hearing a case from Arizona Police can’t extend a traffic stop because a passenger declines to show their ID. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 93  

Possession of Drugs for Sale or Transportation in Maricopa County

by Aaron Black • March, 14, 2019
If you’ve been arrested for selling a small quantity of illegal drugs, the state of Arizona will charge you under its drug sale and distribution law. more...

Posted in: Drug Possession  |   Views: 162  

Georgia Rules DUI Breath Tests as Evidence Unconstitutional

by Aaron Black • March, 07, 2019
Due to a Georgia Supreme Court Ruling, the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council recommends that police stop administering the breath test in Georgia. more...

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Possessing Drug Paraphernalia and Avoiding Felony Charge in Maricopa County

by Aaron Black • February, 28, 2019
Possessing drug paraphernalia in Maricopa County means incarceration if convicted and has consequences impacting your quality of life after serving a sentence. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 186  

Penalties & Risks of Manufacturing Dangerous Drugs in Phoenix, AZ

by Aaron Black • February, 21, 2019
A conviction of manufacturing dangerous drugs in Phoenix, AZ is includes prison, hefty fines and a felony conviction on your record. more...

Posted in: Criminal Defense  |   Views: 151  

Fighting Opioid addiction with e-prescriptions in Phoenix, AZ

by Aaron Black • February, 14, 2019
As of January 1, 2019 doctors in the Phoenix metropolitan area will only able to write prescriptions for opioids online. more...

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First Electric Scooter DUI Arrest Made in Tempe, AZ

by Aaron Black • February, 08, 2019
The first drunk riding arrest for riding a popular ride share electric scooter in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun. more...

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DUI Taskforce is in full swing at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

by Aaron Black • February, 01, 2019
If you are planning to attend the Waste Management Phoenix open and plan on drinking, an alternate method of transportation to and from the event is encouraged. more...

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Utah Tightens Its DUI Legal Limit to 0.05 BAC, Will Arizona Follow?

by Aaron Black • January, 17, 2019
Utah was the first state to adopt the 0.08 BAC law in 1983 and recently the only state to adopt a .05 BAC level. more...

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You can now be charged with a DUI while operating a Scooter in Scottsdale, AZ

by Aaron Black • January, 10, 2019
The new Scottsdale, AZ ordinance in regards to Scooters defines “all bicycles and scooters, electric or otherwise” as electric and motorized bicycles, motorized skateboards, motorized play vehicles and stand-up electric mini-scooters. more...

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Vehicular Endangerment in Phoenix, AZ

by Aaron Black • December, 29, 2018
Police can charge you with vehicular endangerment even if no one was hurt or killed. more...

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Happy New Year from the Law Office of Aaron Black!

by Aaron Black • December, 28, 2018
Should you find yourself in need of legal assistance over the New Year holiday, the Law Office of Aaron Black will be available 24 hours a day. more...

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