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Extreme DUI

What is an “Extreme” DUI in Arizona?

DUI charges can be confusing and difficult to understand. While anyone found to have a Blood/Breath Alcohol Content (BAC) over 0.08% may be arrested for impaired driving, a BAC of 0.15% or higher can trigger an “Extreme” DUI charge in the State of Arizona.

An Extreme DUI is a class 1 misdemeanor. If you are found guilty, your penalties may include:

  • A mandatory minimum of 30 days in jail;
  • $2,500.00 fine, plus surcharges;
  • Up to 5 years of probation;
  • Drug/Alcohol Screening and Treatment.

In addition to these court-ordered penalties, your driver’s license may be suspended for 90 days and you may be required to have an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle for a period of one year. There is no reduction of the one year period for a conviction for an Extreme DUI.

Gallagher & Kennedy Can Help With Your Extreme DUI Charge

Our Arizona DUI attorneys have extensive experience defending clients facing these and other serious DUI offenses. If you have been charged with Extreme DUI consider consulting with an experienced Arizona DUI lawyer as soon as possible to learn how proper representation can be beneficial to the outcome of your case. Our DUI defense lawyers will prepare your case for court by scrutinizing all evidence brought against you for errors or inconsistencies and help protect your rights.

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If you have been charged with an Extreme DUI in Arizona, you may be facing severe penalties if convicted. To discuss your legal options with an experienced Arizona DUI Lawyer, contact the attorneys of Gallagher & Kennedy, by calling (602) 510-9999 today.

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