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Tempe DUI Lawyer – Defense Strategies for DUI in Tempe, AZ

Tempe is a college town. It’s home to Arizona State University (and college parties) and is known for fun bars on Mill Avenue, Tempe Marketplace and Tempe Town Lake (where outdoor concerts and drink/food festivals happen). Because of this, Tempe Police are always vigilant looking out for people they think may be breaking the law. Check out our Top 5 DUI Defenses for beating a Tempe DUI.

Watch this video of David Michael Cantor, ranked a “best DUI lawyer in Tempe, AZ“, talk about what to do or expect when charged with a DUI in Tempe.

The laws in Tempe are the same as the laws that govern the State of Arizona. The punishments for DUI in Arizona is recognized nationally as some of the strictest in the country. David Michael Cantor is a criminal defense lawyer who specializes in DUI charges in Tempe. David and his team have documented more than 2,500 DUI / Vehicular victories in Arizona and they are ready to defend your case.

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Got a DUI in Tempe? Find Out Why you Need to Hire a DUI Attorney.

If you are facing DUI charges in Arizona, you need experience on your side. The lawyers at the DM Cantor know the Arizona DUI laws inside and out. We also have many years of experience crafting the best DUI defenses that actually work. David and his team are consistently rated as some of the best DUI lawyers in the State of Arizona. We know where to look for police errors, whether it is in the validity of the stop or in administering field sobriety tests. We also go the extra mile by hiring our own experts and interviewing all potential witnesses.


Punishment for a Tempe DUI Conviction

Tempe DUI LawyerThe penalties for a DUI conviction in Arizona are very harsh; each charge carries jail time. Depending on the experience and skill of your DUI lawyer, you might be able to get the charges dismissed or reduced so you won’t have to spend a single night in jail. Below is a breakdown of penalties for a first offense DUI out of the City of Tempe.

(Find out more about a  2nd or 3rd offense DUI. If you are a minor and student at ASU or live in Tempe, and were cited for Underage DUI, learn more about underage DUI penalties here.)

Misdemeanor DUI/DWI – ARS 28-1381 (A)(1)/ARS 28-1381 (A)(2) (.08 – .149 BAC)

  • 10 days jail
  • Driver’s license suspension for 90 days
  • Ignition interlock device installed for one year
  • Alcohol screening and classes
  • Fines in excess of $1,500

Extreme DUI/DWI – ARS 28-1382 (.15 – .199 BAC)

  • 30 days in jail
  • Driver’s license suspension for 90 days
  • Ignition interlock device for one year
  • Alcohol screening and classes
  • Fines in excess of $2,700

Tempe DUI AttorneySuper Extreme DUI/DWI – ARS 28-1382 (D)(1) (.20+ BAC)

  • 45 days in jail
  • Driver’s license suspension for 90 days
  • Ignition interlock device installed for 18 months
  • Alcohol screening and classes
  • Fees in excess of $3,200

If you have two or more DUI convictions already on your record in the last seven years or if you were driving on a suspended license, you face being charged with an Aggravated DUI. Likewise, if you had a child under the age of 15 in your car when cited, your case will be charged out of the Superior Court as a felony.

First Offense Aggravated DUI (Third DUI in seven years; or when licensed is suspended; or with a child under 15 years old in the car)

  • A felony conviction (loss of the right to vote and bear arms)
  • Four Months in Prison
  • Driver’s license revoked
  • Ignition interlock device
  • Alcohol assessment and classes

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If you need immediate assistance, call our 24 hour DUI Lawyer helpline at (602) 307-0808.

How much is your freedom and life worth to you? It is important that you hire only the best attorneys that will mount a strong and aggressive defense. Our team of DUI attorneys can help you through the legal process with our years of experience in Tempe Municipal Court. Call us today for a Free Case Consultation. We have been extremely successful in defending cases out of the City of Tempe Court.


Should I Hire a Tempe DUI Lawyer?

If you found our website then you know there are many choices for criminal defense attorneys near Tempe, AZ. There are quite a few good drunk driving attorneys in Tempe, so if you’re looking for a DUI defense lawyer, how do you know if they are any good?

DUI Attorney TempeHere is a list of suggested questions to ask prospective attorneys:

1) What are their recent case victories? David Cantor and his staff have amassed over 2,800 DUI victories in Arizona.
2) How long have they been licensed to practice in Arizona? Together, the attorneys at the DM Cantor have over 100 years of legal experience.
3) Are they a Certified Criminal Law Specialist?  David Michael Cantor has been licensed to practice criminal defense in Arizona for over 25 years and is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist per the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. DM Cantor has also received the prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. David and his team of best DUI lawyers in Phoenix* are consistently rated some of the best in the state of Arizona.

Fighting a DUI in Tempe without proper representation can have severe consequences. Our team of highly trained defense attorneys have decades of winning experience. Contact our law firm today by phone (602) 307-0808 or fill out our secure online form.

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