Aggravated DUI Defense

Aggravated DUICharges of Aggravated DUI in Phoenix Arizona are the result of driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle, driving under the influence with a suspended license or three DUI convictions within a eighty-four months. These offenses are classified as felonies and carry mandatory prison terms.

Experience matters

Cases such as these can be extremely complex, so it is essential that you have a lawyer who has experience defending vehicular crimes. Aaron Black aggressively defends his clients charged with aggravated DUI and many of his client’s cases result in dismissals, not guilty verdicts, no jail time, or substantially reduced charges.

If you are facing charges, it is essential to speak with a lawyer who has a clear understanding of the complexities of the laws in Maricopa County. Aaron Black focuses on criminal and DUI defense, and he handles each of his client’s cases personally. Though the evidence may seem overwhelmingly against you, Aaron draws from his extensive history of DUI defense to provide the most compelling strategy for your individual case. His legal knowledge and experience can make all of the difference in the courtroom.
 
Aaron has been practicing criminal and DUI defense for over 10 years. Understanding that good people sometimes find themselves in bad situations, he looks at his job as a check and balance on the Police, Prosecution and the Courts. Focusing on the fact that we all have Constitutional Rights Aaron personally works represents his clients to make sure that their rights are protected while in the court system.

What's as stake?

If you are found Guilty under ARS 28-1383, there are “mandatory minimum” sentences. For example, if convicted, you must serve a minimum 4 months in the Arizona Department of Corrections. If on the other hand you are granted probation, it can last up to 10 years. Furthermore, if this is a first felony conviction and you are not given probation, you would serve 1 - 3.75 year. Because of the severity of penalties and potentially life-changing implications of a conviction.

The following is an overview of felony DUI penalties in Phoenix.

Aggravated Driving Under the Influence “Kid in Car” (Younger than 15) Class 6 Felony

  • Minimum Jail - 10 days jail, but 9 may be suspended
     
  • Maximum Jail - 2 years in prison. The maximum jail time can be higher if there are prior felony convictions
     
  • Fines:
$250 Fee
$750 Fine
$630 Surcharge
$1500 Prison Fund 
$1500 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 3 year license revocation
  • Probation up to 10 years if jail sentence
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Up to 10 years of
  • probation
  • Monthly probation fees – usually $65/month
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 2 years Ignition Interlock
  • DNA taken
  • Victim Impact Panel
  • Possible Driving Under the Influence Court program
  • Felony on your record

Aggravated DUI Due to License Suspension or Third DUI in 84 Months Class 4 Felony

  • Minimum Jail - 4 months in prison
     
  • Maximum Jail - 3.75 years in prison. The maximum jail time can be higher if there are prior felony convictions
     
  • Fines:
$250 Fee
$750 Fine
$630 Surcharge
$1500 Prison Fund 
$1500 Public Safety Equip. Fund
$20 Time Pay Fee
$20 Probation Fee
  • 3 year license revocation
  • Probation up to 10 years if jail sentence
  • Alcohol / Drug Screening & Classes
  • Possible community service
  • Up to 10 years of probation
  • Monthly probation fees – usually $65/month
  • Possible SR22 insurance
  • 2 years Ignition Interlock
  • DNA taken
  • Victim Impact Panel
  • Possible Driving Under the Influence Court program
  • Felony on your record

Help is a phone call away

If you are facing felony Aggravated DUI charges in Phoenix, Arizona, don’t take chances when your freedom is at risk. Contact the Law Office of Aaron Black or call 480-729-1683 for a free consultation.
 
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of South Dakota
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice

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