Extreme DUI Defense in Phoenix AZ

by Aaron Black • August 08, 2016
Extreme DUIIf you are facing charges of Extreme DUI in Phoenix, it’s essential to speak with a Phoenix DUI lawyer who has a clear understanding of the complexities of extreme DUI laws.

Charges of Extreme DUI in Phoenix 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.

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
Although the evidence may seem overwhelming against you a compelling strategy for your individual case by an experienced attorney in extreme DUI defense can mean all of the difference.

Possible DUI Defenses

  • There was no probable cause to arrest
  • The driver was not in actual physical control of the vehicle
  • There was no reasonable suspicion to stop
  • The Police denied you the right to counsel
  • Your Blood alcohol Content (BAC) below a .08% at the time you were stopped
  • Your Miranda Rights were violated
  • Illegal blood draw was performed
  • The blood draw was contaminated
  • The Police reports were misleading
If you have questions or if you are facing extreme DUI charges in Phoenix, don’t take chances with your future. Click here to contact me or call 480-729-1683 for a free consultation today!