Underage DUI in Arizona

March 12, 2014

In Arizona (and the rest of the United States), the drinking age is 21, and consumption of alcohol by anyone under 21 years of age is illegal. There are only two exceptions to this law: if the drinking is being done for religious purposes (i.e. drinking wine in religious ceremony)…

Drug Related DUI in Arizona

March 3, 2014

Over the last 10 years, there has been an increase in drug-related DUI’s in Arizona. Even if you don’t have alcohol in your system, you can still be charged with a DUI if there are drugs or controlled substances in your system. This kind of DUI can apply to a…

How A DUI Can Affect Your Insurance Premium

February 26, 2014

If you are charged with driving under the influence, chances are your insurance premium will be affected. How clean (or not clean) your driving record is can play a big role in determining what you pay for car insurance. Your driving record will show any kind of marks on your…

How To Handle Getting Pulled Over On Suspicion of DUI

February 17, 2014

If you are pulled over and the police office suspects that you have been drinking, you will more than likely be asked to answer a few questions and perform a field sobriety test. Anything you say or do can and will likely be used against you by the officer, so…

Factors That Can Affect Breathalyzer Tests, Provide Inaccurate Results

February 14, 2014

When someone is pulled over on suspicion of a DUI, one of the steps that an officer must take is perform a breathalyzer test, provided that the driver does not refuse to take the test. There are many things that can affect the results of a breathalyzer test, which would…

Arizona’s Super Extreme DUI Law

February 3, 2014

Arizona is one of the few states that has a law referred to as the “Super Extreme DUI” law. A DUI is considered “Super Extreme” if a person’s BAC is measured at .20 or higher. The crime is still filed as a misdemeanor, but the minimum jail time is longer…

Getting A DUI When Visiting Arizona

January 27, 2014

If you live in Arizona, you more than likely are aware of the strict penalties that the state holds for those that are convicted of a DUI. But what happens to a person that is visiting Arizona and is charged with a DUI? If you are an Arizona resident and…

Getting A DUI Without Actually Driving

January 20, 2014

DUI may stand for “Driving Under the Influence,” but according to Arizona DUI laws, you don’t necessarily have to actually be driving a vehicle to be guilty of a DUI, as long as you are considered to have been “controlling” the car you are in, even if you had no…

Reducing Your DUI Charge To Lesser Offense

January 13, 2014

If you have been charged with a DUI, it is not doubt that you want your charges to be dismissed, and Thrush Law Group can help do just that for you, if possible. Dismissal is less likely to happen in most cases, but what is more possible is that your…

Alternative DUI Punishments

January 6, 2014

When you have a reputable, experience DUI attorney on your side, it is possible to make negotiations in your DUI case for alternative punishments instead of jail time. Often this goes hand-in-hand with a plea agreement. Some alternatives to mandatory, full jail time sentences can include: Work Release Work release…