What is Extreme DUI, and can I go to jail?

by Aaron Black • January 24, 2012

 Extreme DUI is charged when your BAC is over a .15 BAC and under a .20 BAC.

Super Extreme DUI is charged if your BAC is over a .20 BAC.

Depending what offense you are convicted of and how many DUI priors you have will determine the jail sentence. In Arizona, Extreme DUI and Super Extreme DUI convictions carry mandatory jail.

If you are convicted of Extreme DUI and have no prior DUI convictions within 7 years the mandatory minimum sentence is 30 days in jail. This could go up to 6 months.

If you are convicted of Extreme DUI and you have a prior DUI within 7 years the mandatory minimum sentence is 120 days in jail. This could go up to 6 months.

If you are convicted of Super Extreme DUI and have no prior DUI convictions within 7 years the mandatory minimum sentence is 45 days in jail. This could go up to 6 months.

If you are convicted of Super Extreme DUI and have a prior DUI conviction within 7 years the mandatory minimum sentence is 6 months in jail.

If you have been arrested for Extreme DUI or Super Extreme DUI in Phoenix, Arizona do not fear. There are many defenses to DUI. It is important you retain an experienced, qualified, and recognized Phoenix DUI Lawyer to represent you. Phoenix DUI Lawyer Aaron Black has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2012 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star which will be published din April 2012. This honor is only given to the top 2.5% of lawyers in their field who are under 40 years old or have been practicing law for less than 10 years.