In Arizona, there are DUI’s, Extreme DUI’s, and Super Extreme DUI’s. According to § AZ-28-1382, an extreme DUI classification depends on the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC) levels measured within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of the vehicle. For a DUI to be charged as an Extreme, The BAC must be between .15 and .20. A BAC greater than .20 would be a Super Extreme DUI.
In Peoria, an extreme DUI is a misdemeanor. However, the penalties are much more severe than a standard DUI. They include:
Other factors like previous convictions and minors present in the vehicle elevate the consequences of an extreme DUI. A second extreme DUI offense would result in at least 120 days in jail and over $3,000 in fines.
Getting convicted for an extreme DUI will have consequences on your life that can last for many years. A strong defense can mean the difference between imprisonment and exoneration. At Rosenstein Law Group, we know what we’re doing. We’re experienced criminal defense attorneys with a strong focus on representing DUI cases of all varieties. Whether it’s a standard or extreme DUI. An extreme DUI can happen at any time of day or night, and we’re available 24/7. We even provide you with a free legal consultation and initial case evaluation; click here to get started or call us at 480-248-7666.