If you are facing a DUI at the Country Meadows Justice Court, it is vital to have a knowledgeable defense attorney in your corner. This is because the process of the court is very complex and if you are found guilty your life can change forever. Therefore, it is not wise to rely on the court to protect your rights. The board-certified DUI attorneys at Rosenstein Law Group will provide you with a free consultation to explain the process to you. The Rosenstein Law Group can be reached 24/7 at 408-248-7666.
Arizona has some of the most severe penalties for DUIs. Depending on various factors you can be charged with a felony on your first offense.
You will be charged with a Regular DUI if you are arrested while operating a motor vehicle and your BAC is 0.08%. (0.04% if operating a commercial vehicle.) Additionally, if you have not yet turned 21, you can face a DUI charge if you have any detectable amount of alcohol in your system. A Phoenix DUI defense lawyer can assist you with your case and fight for the best possible outcome.
The possible punishments for a first-offense DUI are at least ten days in jail, a fine of at least $1,250 plus additional fees and surcharges, alcohol screening/treatment, community service, and you must equip your car with an ignition interlock device. For a second and/or subsequent offense, you will face a minimum of 90 days in jail, a minimum fine of $3000 plus additional fees and surcharges, and suspension of your driver’s license for a year. In addition, you will be required to complete alcohol screening/treatment, perform community service, and equip your car with an ignition interlock device.
You will be arrested for an extreme DUI if you are operating a vehicle with a BAC of at least 0.15%.
If it is your first extreme DUI offense you will serve at least 30 days in jail and must pay a fine of at least $2500 plus additional fees and surcharges. Also, you will be required to complete alcohol screening/treatment, perform community service, and equip your car with an ignition interlock device. For each subsequent extreme DUI subsequent offense, the minimum jail sentence is 120 days, the fine is a minimum of $3,250 plus additional fees and surcharges, and you will lose your driver’s license for a year.
Aggravated DUIs occur in three instances:
You will likely receive a prison sentence of up to 2 years if convicted, lose your license for up to a year, and you will be required to complete alcohol screening/treatment, perform community service, and equip your car with an ignition interlock device.
In addition, you can receive a DUI if you are under the influence of drugs, even if you are not impaired and a doctor prescribed them. This does include medical marijuana.
Given the extreme consequences of a DUI conviction, you need an aggressive attorney from Rosenstein Law Group fighting for you at the Country Meadows Justice Court.
The Country Meadows Justice Court is located at 10420 W. Van Buren St. Avondale, AZ. You can reach the court at (602) 372-8001. They are open from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays. The presiding judge is Anna Huberman. You can find more information here: Court Locations (maricopa.gov.)
The initial appearance will be your first appearance. The court will advise you of the charge and the maximum possible sentence.
An arraignment is where you plead guilty or not guilty. This is typically combined with the initial appearance. Between the initial appearance/arraignment, your attorney will work with the State to ensure you are getting the most desirable outcome possible. If your case is not settled prior to trial, the next step is a jury trial. The trial is where your attorney will argue your case in front of a judge, and you will be found either not guilty or guilty. If you are found guilty, the court will sentence you.
The Rosenstein Law Group is the only firm in the county that has board-certified DUI attorneys. You can feel rest assured that you are getting the best defense possible in your DUI case at the Country Meadows Justice Court.
Why should you use our board-certified attorneys to fight your DUI charge? The firm has over 100 years of combined legal experience. The board-certified DUI attorneys at Rosenstein Law Group will manage all aspects of your case. Our attorneys understand that every client facing a DUI at Country Meadows Justice Court should have personalized services for their unique needs. We will investigate your case to ensure you have the best chance of prevailing.
The experienced Phoenix DUI Lawyers at Rosenstein Law Group can help you understand the charges you face and guide you through the process of your case at Country Meadows Justice Court. We are highly skilled and aggressive DUI defense lawyers who work hard to secure the best possible outcomes for our clients. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our DUI Law specialist attorneys by calling 480-248-7667 or by clicking here.