Nogales DUI Attorneys

Dunham & Jones
Attorneys at Law, P.C.
2375 E. Camelback Road, Suite 600
Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-888-8000

Arizona DUI Defense Attorneys Dunham & Jones

Nogales DUI Defense Attorneys

Arizona DUI Attorney Christian Lueders

CHRISTIAN LUEDERS, ATTORNEY
FORMER COUNTY PROSECUTOR
Dunham & Jones
Attorneys at Law, P.C.
Arizona DUI Defense Lawyers
2375 E. Camelback Road, Suite 600
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Call 24/7 602-888-8000

Call 602-888-8000 today for a FREE consultation and talk to a Nogales DUI Attorney at Dunham & Jones and see how they can help you fight your DUI, Aggravated DUI, Extreme DUI, or Super Extreme DUI case in Santa Cruz County. When you call ask for Christian Lueders, who is a Former County Prosecutor. Dunham & Jones #1 Goal is a DISMISSAL or REDUCTION in your Santa Cruz County charge.

Dunham & Jones offers easy Payment Plans and in many cases don’t require any money down to get started working your DUI defense in Nogales. Call 602-888-8000 today and speak with Nogales DUI Defense Attorney Christian Lueders at Dunham & Jones for a FREE DUI consultation and get a FREE copy of your DUI arrest report in Santa Cruz County.

An arrest for DUI, Aggravated DUI, Extreme DUI, and Super Extreme DUI cases in Nogales can result in thousands of dollars in fines, higher auto insurance costs, loss of license, community service, and even jail time in Santa Cruz County. There is hope, however. A qualified and experienced Nogales DUI attorney can make a difference in the outcome of your case.

For an immediate FREE consultation on your DUI charge in Santa Cruz County call 602-888-8000 and ask for DUI Defense Lawyer Christian Lueders. The DUI lawyers at Dunham & Jones handle all alcohol-related and drug-related cases in Nogales and throughout Santa Cruz County.

How to fight your DUI in Nogales

All you have to do to start fighting your DUI arrest in Nogales is to call DUI Defense Lawyer Christian Lueders at Dunham & Jones at 602-888-8000 immediately, because the clock has started running on your criminal case and driver’s license case. The worst thing you can do is wait to the last minute or not do anything at all. Dunham & Jones offers affordable payment plans and in many cases doesn’t require any money down to start working on your DUI defense in Nogales. Dunham & Jones #1 Goal is a DISMISSAL or REDUCTION in your Santa Cruz County charge..

Experienced Nogales DUI Defense Lawyer

When selecting your DUI defense lawyer, realize that your lawyer’s experience is very important. The way your DUI case is handled will have an influence on the outcome and your entire future. Having an experienced Nogales DUI defense lawyer on your side can mean the difference between obtaining a good result or a bad result. At Dunham & Jones our #1 Goal is a DISMISSAL or REDUCTION in your Santa Cruz County charge.

Dunham & Jones #1 Goal

Dunham & Jones has accumulated a highly successful record of acquittals, dismissals, and reductions in the defense of DUI, alcohol-related and drug-related cases. Each client’s case is different, but note that the criminal defense attorneys at Dunham & Jones always start with the goal of getting your DUI in Santa Cruz County DISMISSED or REDUCED to a traffic ticket.

Affordable Pay Plans & Low Fees for DUI Defense in Nogales

Dunham & Jones has always offered fair and competitive fees with affordable payment plans. In many cases they don’t require any money down. The initial consultation to discuss your DUI in Nogales at length is always FREE. When you factor in the experience and proven results, Dunham & Jones is a good choice for those who want the highest quality of legal representation at a fair and reasonable cost.

Serious Consequences for a DUI in Santa Cruz County

A conviction of a DUI in Santa Cruz County can have serious consequences. You may lose your driver’s license, experience a substantial increase in auto insurance rates, pay large fines and court costs, community service and possibly face jail time in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

Don’t leave your future to chance. Call 602-888-8000 and talk to a Nogales DUI Defense Attorney who knows how to fight for you. Dunham & Jones will work for DISMISSAL or REDUCTION of your DUI charges. Don’t let your arrest report affect your job and your future; call 602-888-8000 immediately to discuss how Dunham & Jones will handle your DUI defense case in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

Driver’s License Warning after A DUI in Nogales

A First-Time DUI Offender in Nogales is facing a mandatory 90-day license suspension and if a chemical test was refused then they are facing a mandatory 1-year license suspension. A Second-Time DUI Offender in Nogales is facing a 1-year license revocation. If you’ve been charged with a DUI in Nogales or Santa Cruz County, call 602-888-8000 and talk with a Nogales DUI Defense Attorney at Dunham & Jones.

Call a Nogales DUI Lawyer Christian Lueders for a Free Consultation

For immediate help with your DUI in Santa Cruz County, call a Nogales DUI attorney Christian Lueders at Dunham & Jones at 602-888-8000. The initial consultation is always FREE and there’s no obligation, so call 602-888-8000 now and ask for Christian Lueders.

After a DUI in Nogales, there are 2 things that you need to consider:

  1. Take your DUI arrest in Santa Cruz County very seriously. A conviction for a DUI in Santa Cruz County will have long lasting consequences on your life. A criminal record can affect your current employment, your future employment and your personal freedom. You can’t get your record expunged of a DUI in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
  2. Hire a qualified Nogales DUI Defense Attorney who is experienced with the DUI laws in Arizona. Understanding Arizona’s DUI laws and Santa Cruz County’s’ courtroom procedures can be a challenge. Hiring an experienced DUI defense lawyer who’s practice concentrates on DUI, alcohol-related and drug-related defense can make a difference in the outcome of your DUI arrest in Santa Cruz County. For a FREE consultation and case review call DUI defense attorney Christian Lueders at Dunham & Jones at 602-888-8000.

A Word of Warning about your Arizona Driver’s License

  • A First-Time DUI Offender in Santa Cruz County will be facing a mandatory 90-day license suspension after a DUI arrest.
  • A First-Time DUI Offender in Santa Cruz County will be facing a mandatory 1-year license suspension if a chemical test is refused.
  • A Second-Time DUI Offender in Santa Cruz County will be facing a 1-year license revocation.

What happens to First-Time DUI Offenders in Santa Cruz County?

First-Time DUI Offender in Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Most DUI arrests in Santa Cruz County, Arizona involve 2 common DUI charges and offenders are commonly charged with both charges.

  • Diving While Impaired ‘to the slightest degree’ by alcohol or drugs;
  • Having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher within 2 hours of driving.

Your license will be taken and automatically suspended or revoked for a period of 90 days to 2 years depending on the number of priors.

A first offense Extreme DUI carries a minimum sentence of 30 days in jail, 21 of which can be suspended under certain conditions, but a First-Time DUI Offender will serve at least 10 days in jail.

First-Time DUI Offender Penalties (BAC .08 or higher):

Over 90% of DUI offenders in Arizona plead guilty. If you plead guilty as a First-Time DUI Offender, you will most likely face the following consequences:

  • JAIL: Minimum 10 consecutive days in jail. Maximum 6 months. The court may suspend 9 of the 10 days if you agree to get an alcohol and/or drug evaluation, and submit to treatment.
  • FINE & COSTS: A minimum of $1,500+ in fines and fees.
  • LICENSE: The MVD will suspend your driver’s license for 90 days.
  • COUNSELING: If recommended in your evaluation and you want the Judge to suspend all but 1 day in jail.
  • PROBATION: You will probably be placed on probation, usually for 1 year, but possibly for up to 5 years.
  • IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE: You will be required to have an Ignition Interlock Device installed on your vehicle.

First-Time DUI Offender-Extreme DUI (BAC above .15)

  • JAIL: 30 consecutive days in jail. The Court may suspend 21 of the 30 days if you agree to get an alcohol and/or drug evaluation, and submit to treatment;
  • FINE & COSTS: $250.00 fine, plus a $170 surcharge, plus two additional $1,000 assessment to the Arizona DUI abatement fund;
  • LICENSE: The MVD will suspend your driver’s’ license for 90 days;
  • COUNSELING: If recommended in your evaluation, the Judge may suspend all but 9 days in jail;
  • PROBATION: You may be placed on probation for up to 5 years.
  • IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE: You will be required to have an Ignition Interlock Device installed on your vehicle.

NOTE: Extreme DUI is still a misdemeanor, not a felony. However DUI arrests involving the following are commonly felonies with substantially greater penalties, as are repeat offenses with 2 or more prior DUIs:

  • Passengers under 15 years old;
  • Wrong-way driving;
  • Driving while your license is suspended;

DUI Test Refusal in Santa Cruz County
If you refuse the BAC test in Santa Cruz County, your license may be suspended for 1 year. This is true even if you are found not guilty of the DUI charge in Santa Cruz County, AZ.

Alcohol Abuse Screening
First-Time DUI Offenders in Santa Cruz County must complete an alcohol abuse screening, in order to avoid jail time. The court may order you to obtain counseling, education, or treatment if the court or the screening facility determines that you have a substance abuse problem.

Restricted License in Arizona
If you didn’t cause serious physical injury to another person, haven’t been convicted of a prior DUI, you are entitled to a reduced punishment of a 30 day suspension and a 60 day restricted license.

A Restricted License in Arizona allows the driver to operate a motor vehicle to and from work, medical appointments, and counseling sessions.

Commercial Driver License in Arizona
If you have a Commercial Driver license (CDL) and are arrested while operating a commercial vehicle with an alcohol concentration of .04 or more:

FIRST-TIME CDL DUI OFFENDER

  • You will be sentenced to serve not less than 10 days in jail, 9 days of which may be suspended with court-ordered screening and recommended treatment.
  • Fine: minimum of $1,500 in fines and fees.
  • Your license will be suspended for 1 year, and you may be sentenced to some community service.

SECOND-TIME CDL DUI OFFENDER

  • You will be sentenced to serve not less than 90 days in jail, 30 days of which shall be served consecutively, and will not be eligible for probation. However, the judge may suspend all but 30 days of the sentence if the person completes a court ordered alcohol or other drug screening, education or treatment program.
  • Fine: minimum of $3,000 in fines and fees.
  • Permanent revocation of your CDL.

Underage Drinking and Driving in Santa Cruz County

DUI Under 21 in Santa Cruz County
Underage Drinking and Driving in Arizona is a serious offense and isn’t taken lightly by law enforcement in Santa Cruz County. An underage DUI has severe punishments and consequences.

If your under 21, a First-Time DUI violation with ANY detectable alcohol in your system (even a trace odor on your breath), you will have to serve a minimum of 10 days in jail and pay fines and fees of over $1,500. However, the judge may suspend the jail sentence under certain circumstances and order community service in place of some of the fees.

In addition, the consequences to your insurance and driver license can be even more severe. You will face a mandatory 2-year license suspension, you will need to purchase prepaid insurance (SR-22) for years, and your insurance company may drastically increase your rates or drop you completely.

Map to Dunham & Jones Attorneys at Law, P.C.

2375 E. Camelback Road, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Arizona DUI Defense Attorney Christian Lueders
Dunham & Jones Attorneys at Law, P.C.
Nogales DUI Lawyer
2375 E. Camelback Road, Suite 600
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Call 24/7 602-888-8000

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