Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

Important Steps to Take at a DUI Checkpoint

In Arizona, it is legal for police officers to conduct a random driving under the influence (DUI) stops at checkpoints. An Arizona Supreme Court decision ruled DUI checkpoints and roadblocks constitutional. DUI checkpoints do not involve any specific suspicions; rather, they stop every driver at a certain point to check for DUI. Checkpoints are random… read more

Five Unavoidable Facts About DUIs in Arizona      

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious criminal charge in Arizona, with penalties ranging from 10 to 180 days in jail and fines from $1,500 to $5,000. The more you know about Arizona’s DUI laws, the better equipped you will be should you ever face this charge. Always trust a DUI defense attorney for… read more

Court Rules Medical Marijuana Users Cannot Be Convicted of DUI in Arizona     

In December 2016, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the courts cannot convict medical marijuana users of driving under the influence (DUI) without proof of actual impairment. This was a major step forward for marijuana patients in the state, who had previously faced the burden of having to prove they were not impaired to… read more

What is an aggravated DUI in Arizona?

If you have a DUI charge, you might be wondering what penalties you will face. If you are dealing with a DUI conviction, you can anticipate the judge to apply various guidelines to your case. In certain cases, the judge might apply a minimum sentence because there are explainable causes to your impairment. Other times,… read more

How some medication errors happen

Arizona patients who are prescribed medications that have a larger dose available in a multiple of 10 might be in more danger of being given the wrong dosage than people whose medications do not come in factors of 10. According to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, there have been a number of reports of… read more