I got a DUI on New Year's 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona, what do I do?

by Aaron Black • January 02, 2013

According to The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com Phoenix area police arrested over 4000 people for DUI and extreme between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. The DUI arrests have increased over the last three years. Between January 1, 2012 and January 1, 2013 over 27,000 people were arrested for DUI in the Phoenix area. What is astonishing is that the number of extreme DUI's have also increased. Extreme DUI is when someone's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is over a .15.

  • Punishment for a first time DUI under a .15 is 10 days in jail with 9 days suspended. 
  • Punishment for a first time extreme DUI .15 - .19 is 30 days in jail.
  • Punishement for a first time super extreme DUI .20 and above is 45 days in jail.
  • All DUI convictions require an ignition interlock, fine, fees, and alcohol classes.

If you were recently arrested for DUI in the Phoenix area you need immediate legal representation. Call Phoenix DUI Lawyer Aaron Black for a free consultation at 480-729-1683.

Aaron Black is a Phoenix DUI Defense Lawyer and one of the leading trial attorneys in Arizona. Aaron Black.  Aaron Black is recognized as a 2012 and 2013 Super Lawyer Rising Star in Criminal Defense (Top 2.5% of lawyers under 40 in Arizona and New Mexico). He is rated 10/10 on AVVO.com, rated by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Preeminent Lawyer, and North Valley Magazine selected him as a Top DUI Lawyer in the Valley.