Category Archives: DUI defense

Is It Worth Hiring a DUI Lawyer in Arizona?

The consequences of being convicted of drunk driving in Arizona are severe and could have life-altering consequences. If you’re questioning, “Is it worth it to hire a DUI lawyer,” the answer is usually yes. Even in seemingly simple, relatively straightforward cases, an attorney can identify potential defenses and help you negotiate. The Law Office of Karl A. Mueller, PLC, is Gilbert’s trusted DUI attorney, representingContinue reading

Will You Go to Jail for a Second DUI in Arizona?

Like any legal question, the short answer to whether you will go to jail for a second DUI is that it depends. However, the penalties are almost universally harsher for a repeat DUI offender, especially in Arizona, which has some of the strictest DUI laws in the country. This article outlines situations in which you could go to jail in Arizona if you have aContinue reading

What Happens to My CDL If I Get a DUI/OWI in Arizona?

Getting a DUI in Arizona (Driving Under the Influence) or OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) can have severe consequences for individuals who hold a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). CDL holders are subject to stricter regulations and penalties regarding DUI/OWI offenses than regular drivers. Here are some general consequences you might face if you hold a CDL and are charged with a DUI/OWI in Arizona: Immediate Disqualification:Continue reading

Study shows Arizona has strictest DUI laws in the nation

Drunk driving crashes are responsible for more than 10,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The agency says DUI-related crashes are responsible for nearly one-third of all traffic fatalities. A survey by the financial website WalletHub ranks Arizona as having the strictest laws and penalties for DUI offenses. The 2017 study places The Grand Canyon State firstContinue reading