DUI, or driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, is a class one misdemeanor
Mark W. Hawkins has 30 years of trial experience in Arizona. He is a former deputy county attorney and a former assistant city prosecutor.
Susan Hamblin Hawkins is a former assistant city prosecutor with more than a decade of trial experience handling DUI cases.
Our DUI attorneys handled cases in Scottsdale, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, and Phoenix, Arizona, both city court cases and felony matters.
A defense is a successful motion to suppress for stopping a DUI defendant without a reason.
Statements made during custodial interrogation without Miranda may be suppressed.
Our attorneys have participated in the following cases:
- Woman has a BAC over .15; she slows down and nearly stops at a green light. Verdict: Not Guilty
- Judge disbelieves police supervisor who testifies regarding use of force at jail in DUI case. Verdict: Not Guilty
Arizona DUI categories:
- DUI: Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) .08 or more
- EXTREME DUI: Blood Alcohol Content .15 or more
- SUPER EXTREME DUI: Blood Alcohol Content .20 or more
- DUI Second offense
- EXTREME DUI Second Offense
- SUPER EXTREME DUI Second Offense
Aggravated DUI is a Class 4 Felony pursuant to A.R.S. 13-1383, requiring a minimum of 4 months prison:
- Third DUI
- DUI with a suspended driver’s license
- DUI with an ignition interlock order
Aggravated DUI is a Class 6 Felony:
- DUI with a child under 15 in vehicle
LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT
Leaving the scene of an accident is a misdemeanor pursuant to A.R.S. 28-662.
Leaving the scene of an accident is a Class 6 Felony if there is injury or death and the accused fails to render assistance. A.R.S. 28-663