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After being arrested for a DUI or Criminal Offense in Chandler, Arizona, you should take immediate steps to protect your rights. Whether charged with a DUI, Extreme DUI, Super Extreme DUI or any misdemeanor or felony crime, you risk the possibility of jail, probation, huge fines, mandatory counseling and a permanent mark on your record. I have been representing people in Chandler Municipal Court for over twenty years and have obtained great results for my clients.
CHANDLER DUI DEFENSE
Police in Chandler, Arizona have a reputation of thoroughly and aggressively investigating people who they believe may be impaired while operating a motor vehicle. During a DUI investigation, police will make specific observations of your driving behavior and look for specific cues which might indicate that you are impaired. Once stopped, you will be questioned about your alcohol consumption and asked to participate in a number of field tests such as the Walk and Turn, One Leg Stand and Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus ("the eye test"). You will also be asked to provide a preliminary breath test at the scene and if arrested, will be required to submit to a blood test for the purpose of determining your alcohol concentration or to see whether you may have ingested any illegal drugs. Upon receipt of your blood test results, you can be charged with:
Unfortunately, these are serious charges which are aggressively prosecuted and can result in:
- Jail terms up to six months
- Fines of $2500 plus mandatory surcharges
- A suspension of your drivers license
- Mandatory Alcohol Screening and Education Classes
- An ignition interlock device on your vehicle
Rest assured, all is not lost however. There are a number of items which many be investigated and used as a defense to any DUI charge. These include:
- Police having no legal basis to stop you
- No probable cause to arrest
- Satisfactory performance on the field sobriety tests
- A violation of your Miranda Rights
- Challenges to the reliability or accuracy of blood test results.
By contacting my office, I can assist you in obtaining a possible dismissal of the DUI charges, a reduction in the penalties you might face or obtaining the most favorable outcome possible. During my representation, I will also advise you about:
- The Court Process
- License Suspension Issues
- Possible Defenses to be used at trial or during negotiations.
- Removal of your car from impound.
As you can see here, I have been very successful in helping clients obtain favorable results after being investigated, arrested and charged with DUI in Chandler and throughout the greater Phoenix area.
Chandler, Arizona Criminal Defense
People who are arrested and convicted of criminal offenses in the Chandler City Court will face harsh consequences which can have a long lasting and negative effect on their futures. Although the Chandler City Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor crimes, a conviction can still result in:
- Jail terms
- Fines and Court fees
- A permanent mark on your record
Unfortunately, even a misdemeanor conviction can affect your ability to secure housing, credit and employment. Consequently, it's important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side when facing a criminal charge in Chandler. On many occasions, I have been able to assist clients in avoiding a conviction, having charges dismissed and reducing potential penalties. I routinely represent people in Chandler who are facing charges related to:
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Call (480) 833-8613 for Help with Your Chandler DUI or Criminal Case
The Chandler City Court is located at:
200 East Chicago Street
Chandler, AZ 85225
Phone: (480) 782-4700
Fax: (480) 782-4752