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Extreme DUI Law

Choose James E. Novak, a Skilled Extreme DUI Lawyer

Man undergoing an alcohol test using a breathalyzer. With years of experience, attorney James E. Novak understands all of the details surrounding extreme DUI law in the state of Arizona, and can provide the most professional and expert defense for clients who have been arrested for DUI. A person with a BAC level higher than 0.15% but less than 0.20% within two hours of operating a vehicle may be charged with an extreme DUI. The state of Arizona has some of the strictest DUI laws in the country, with some of the harshest penalties and fines. It is crucial that you have extreme DUI lawyer, James E. Novak in Phoenix, AZ, on your side, who will work diligently to have your case dismissed or your sentence reduced. Contact The Law Office of James Novak today to schedule your initial case consultation.

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A person with a BAC level higher than 0.15% but less than 0.20% within two hours of operating a vehicle may be charged with an extreme DUI.

Penalties for an Extreme DUI

The penalties for an extreme DUI are steep, even for a first offense. The minimum mandatory penalties for an extreme DUI conviction are as follows:

  • A minimum of 30 days in jail
  • $2,500 or more in fines and fees
  • Mandatory participation in an alcohol counseling program
  • Suspension of license for three months or more
  • An ignition-interlocking device installed in vehicle for a year or more following suspension
  • May also require an alcohol monitoring device to be worn on the ankle for 30 or more days

The penalties for a second offense are more harsh, and the penalties for repeat offenses continue to increase in severity. The penalties for a second offense extreme DUI include the following:

  • A minimum of 120 days in jail
  • $3,250 or more in fines and fees
  • Mandatory participation in an alcohol counseling program, typically 30 or more hours
  • Revocation of driver's license for one year or more
  • An ignition-interlocking device installed in vehicle for 18 months or more following revocation
  • May require an alcohol monitoring device be worn on the ankle for 90 days or more
What is the Difference Between an Extreme DUI and a Super Extreme DUI?

You may be charged with an extreme DUI if your BAC was greater than 0.15% but less than 0.20% within two hours of operating a motor vehicle. If your BAC was greater than 0.20% within two hours of operating a motor vehicle, you can be charged with a super extreme DUI .

A first offense for a super extreme DUI carries more severe penalties than that of a first offense DUI or extreme DUI. With a first-offense super extreme DUI conviction, you may spend a minimum of 45 days in jail, pay over $2,700 in fines and fees, have your license revoked, and more.

Contact The Law Office of James E. Novak

With the proper legal defense, the charges against you could be completely dismissed. If a dismissal is not possible, an experienced DUI lawyer such as James E. Novak can try for a reduced sentence, allowing you to serve a minimum sentence. If you have been charged with an extreme DUI, it is important to contact a lawyer who specializes in DUI law to represent you. Contact The Law Office of James Novak today to schedule your initial consultation.

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