Here is a guide to follow if you are stopped and investigated for DUI during the upcoming holiday season
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As a former police officer and detective, attorney Raymond Kimbleis able to identify many of the procedures that law enforcement officials use when gathering evidence, interviewing suspects and building cases. As a former prosecutor in Maricopa County, Mr. Kimble understands how prosecutors will pursue criminal convictions. This experience allows Mr. Kimble to evaluate cases from all angles and to provide quality representation to his clients.
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The Law Office of Raymond Kimble was founded in 1999 and has practiced criminal and DUI defense exclusively since its inception.
Our firm is currently located in Tempe, Arizona, and we serve clients throughout Arizona, including the Phoenix area, who have been arrested for misdemeanor and felony offenses, including:
Our firm represents individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes that include:
Drunk Driving and DUI Offenses
Assault, homicide and violent crimes
Theft and Property Crimes
Prior to opening his firm, Mr. Kimble worked as a police officer and attended the Seton Hall University School of Law, where he graduated in the top ten percent of his class. After completing law school, Mr. Kimble moved to Arizona and prosecuted a wide variety of felony matters, including DUI's, as a prosecutor with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office.
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Our firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients and pursuing justice through experienced legal representation. Contact the Law Office of Raymond Kimble to schedule a free consultation. Call 480-833-8613 to make an appointment and get the help that you need. For the convenience of our clients, we are available nights and weekends, offer payment plans and accept all major credit cards.
Arizona law allows people to be arrested and charged with DUI regardless of your blood alcohol concentration. Consequently, just because you've only consumed one or two drinks over the course of an evening, you may still be prosecuted for DUI.
Similar to DUI, domestic violence arrests have a tendency to increase during the holidays. If you are arrested or charged with a domestic violence arrest, you should immediately consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney.
When stopped by police for a motor vehicle violation, you should remain calm and polite but be aware of your rights and obligations.
One of the first steps a person. must take after being arrested for a DUI is to request a hearing with the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division so that your driving privileges can be protected.
Domestic Violence offenses are aggressively investigated by police and prosecuted by city and county attorneys. Convictions for a domestic violence offense could carry very serious penalties and have negative consequences. If you are charged with a domestic violence offense, you should immediately contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
Police in Arizona often use DUI checkpoints to deter and locate drivers who may be impaired by alcohol or drugs.
Under Arizona Law defining Manslaughter and the need for a "Voluntary Act," the defendant in the recent "Texting Suicide Case" would likely not be prosecuted for Manslaughter.
Even though you are arrested for a drug offense resulting from information provided by a confidential informant, there are defenses available which can lead to a favorable outcome of the charges.
In Arizona, people can be investigated and arrested for DUI after being contacted by police for a traffic violation or even just sitting in their vehicle while it is parked.
As the summer holidays approached, police will be increasing their attention toward drivers who may be impaired by alcohol or drugs. Here is a brief guide to follow if you find yourself stopped by police and being investigated for DUI in Arizona.
In certain circumstances, the law in Arizona permits you to apply for a court order which terminates your obligation to register as a sex offender after you have been convicted for a sex offense.
Arizona Courts have placed important limitations on the ability of police to obtain blood samples from people suspects of DUI when they have been transported to a hospital or other medical facility.
If you are suspected of DUI, there is no legal requirement for you to participate in field sobriety tests. Therefore, you should politely refuse to participate in any testing prior to being arrested.
If you are arrested for DUI and refuse to take a breath, blood or urine test your license can be suspended for one year. You can request a hearing with Arizona MVD to challenge the suspension.
If you have been arrested for DUI or another type of misdemeanor offense while visiting or vacationing in Arizona, an attorney can assist you in resolving your case without you having to travel back and forth to Arizona for court.
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Class 6 Un-Desgnated Felonies allow people who have pled guilty to certain criminal offenses to have their charges reduced to a misdemeanor after they have satisfied all of their probation terms.
Arizona Medical Marijuana patients now have a strong defense if they have been stopped by police and arrested for DUI resulting from their use of medical marijuana.
Usually, nurses and other healthcare professionals will not lose their licenses following a DUI charge or conviction.
The Criminal Trial Process Of the 40,0000 criminal cases which are filed in Maricopa County each year, less than five percent will actually proceed to jury trial. For those who have never been through a trial before, here is a brief overview of the jury trial procedure in Maricopa County.