DUI Case Results

The following includes results from past DUI cases where we provided representation. Please feel free to look over these examples to see the types of cases that our award-winning Arizona DUI defense lawyers have previously handled.

Please note that every case we represent is different, as such individual results will vary. To offer the best assistance with your own DUI our legal team will first need to evaluate your circumstances. Then, they will be able to offer invaluable personal input specific to your situation.


CASE DISMISSALS

TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI dismissed
DETAILS: This was a unique case. Client was charged with DUI in the City of Phoenix even though police were unable to obtain a biological sample to test to determine his BAC. Nonetheless, the prosecutors insisted on going to trial. It wasn’t until our Phoenix DUI lawyer filed a pretrial motion to preclude certain evidence that the prosecutor dismissed the case.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI dismissed
DETAILS: Our client was charged in the Glendale City Court with DUI, possessing an open container, and civil speeding. Our DUI attorney in Glendale negotiated a dismissal of the DUI charge, and the case was resolved with the client admitting he had an open alcohol container in the vehicle. This kept the client from doing additional jail time, being required to install an ignition interlock device in his vehicle, and saved him hundreds of dollars in fines and fees.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with DUI in the Pima County Consolidated Justice Court. Our Tucson DUI attorney was able to get the case dismissed due to problems the Blood Alcohol Concentration. However, the prosecutor re-filed the case as Reckless Driving. Our DUI lawyer argued against the claim that the client engaged in any sort criminal driving behavior, and ultimately the case was dismissed again in full.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI dismissed
DETAILS: Client was stopped by Tempe Police for driving without headlights. During police contact, he was investigated for DUI due to an odor of intoxicants. He submitted to field sobriety tests, and consented to providing a sample of his blood which tested positive for alcohol. He was charged with DUI for having a BAC greater than 0.08%. Our Tempe DUI lawyer was able to get the DUI charges dismissed, and the client simply had to pay a fine for not having his headlights on at night.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with regular DUI and in the Scottsdale City Court. Our Scottsdale DUI attorney was able to negotiate a dismissal of the DUI charge in exchange for a plea to a different charge in the citation. No jail time with just a small fine.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI / Assault / Disorderly Conduct
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Sahuarita Municipal Court with committing an assault and engaging in disorderly conduct at a bar. Client was contacted by police after he left the bar, which led to a DUI investigation. Our criminal attorneys were able to get the case completely dismissed.


TYPE OF CASE: Drug DUI
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Tempe City Court with Drug DUI. Case was dismissed for issues related to blood evidence.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Case dismissed
DETAILS: Client was charged with DUI in the Tucson City Court. Our DUI attorney was able to get the case completely dismissed!


TYPE OF CASE: Unlawful felony flight and super extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Felony dismissed/DUI reduced to extreme
DETAILS: Client charged with unlawful flight and super extreme DUI in the Maricopa County Superior Court. The felony charge was dismissed, and client pleaded to a lesser DUI offense.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charges dismissed
DETAILS: Charged in Mesa City Court with DUI to the slightest degree and DUI 0.08% or greater.


DUI REDUCED SENTENCES

TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Extreme DUI reduced
DETAILS: This client was charged with Extreme DUI in the West Mesa Justice Court after being arrested by the Salt River Police Department. Client was stopped by police for driving slowly and failing to maintain his lane. Client was arrested for DUI and provided breath samples in excess of 0.15%. Our Phoenix DUI lawyer was able to argue the uncertainty of measurement in gas chromatography to get the charge reduced to a regular DUI. Doing so saved the client jail time and reduced the fines and fees.


TYPE OF CASE: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
OUTCOME: DUI reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Client was stopped by Tempe police for failing to maintain her lane as she entered a freeway. Police subjected her to field sobriety tests, they observed bloodshot watery eyes, and when the client was questioned she admitted to having a few drinks. An examination of her blood showed her BAC to be slightly above 0.10%. Our Tempe DUI lawyer was able to get the DUI reduced to reckless driving.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Super extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with super extreme DUI in the Buckeye Municipal Court. Client was contacted by police in a parking lot of a grocery store after police received a report that her vehicle had hit several parked cars. Police suspected she was driving while under the influence and asked her to complete a series of field sobriety tests. Police also obtained a sample of her breath which determined her BAC to be 0.229%. Our top criminal DUI lawyer was able to negotiate the charge down to a regular DUI with just two days in jail, which is better than the mandatory minimum jail time, along with other minimum regular DUI penalties.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Marijuana DUI reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Client was stopped for speeding in Paradise Valley. The officer detected the scent of marijuana, and client told police he was a medical marijuana card holder. Nonetheless, police subjected him to a DUI investigation and he was ultimately charged with a marijuana DUI. In Arizona, it’s not a complete defense to a DUI charge to have a medical marijuana card. The client’s blood was drawn and scientific testing confirmed the presence of THC. His DUI lawyer with the Lerner and Rowe Law Group negotiated the DUI charge down to Reckless Driving resulting in greatly reduced penalties.


TYPE OF CASE: Super Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: This client was charged with Super Extreme DUI in the Wickenburg Municipal Court. Client was contacted by police after a tow truck was called to remove his disabled vehicle. Client was investigated for DUI, and scientific testing revealed him to have a blood alcohol concentration above 0.20%. Our Phoenix DUI lawyer was able to argue there was an issue whether or not the client was in actual physical control of the motor vehicle at the time of the alleged DUI. This resulted in a dismissal of the DUI charges and a modified offer.


TYPE OF CASE: Super Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Our client was charged with Super Extreme DUI in the Chandler Municipal Court. The client was contacted by Chandler Police following a hit and run accident, and upon contact the police had suspicion the client was driving under the influence so the police performed a DUI investigation. A test of her blood revealed blood alcohol concentration was 0.220% . Our Chandler DUI lawyer exposed a problem with the blood test, which resulted in an offer for our client to resolve his case with a regular DUI. This saved the client from serving several days of jail and significantly reduced the fines and fees.


TYPE OF CASE: Super Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to extreme DUI
DETAILS: A witness reported to police that our client was driving recklessly. Client was contacted by police, and smelled an “odor of alcohol” and observed other symptoms consistent with impairment. She was investigated for DUI, and a sample of her breath estimated her blood alcohol concentration to be .229%. She was charged in the County Meadows Justice Court with Super Extreme DUI (A.R.S. 28-1382(A)(2). Our Phoenix DUI attorney challenged the police investigation resulting in a reduced charge which saved the client jail time and fines and fees.


TYPE OF CASE: Driving Under the Influence
OUTCOME: DUI reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Our client was charged with DUI in the Chandler Municipal Court. The police investigation resulted in a determination his blood alcohol concentration was 0.14% – far above the 0.08% legal limit. Nonetheless, our DUI lawyer in Phoenix discovered an issue with the blood sample, which resulted in an offer for our client to resolve his case with a Reckless Driving charge. A great result under the circumstances.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Client was stopped for a traffic violation by the El Mirage Police Department. He was investigated for DUI after the officer he observed sign and symptoms he believed to be consistent with impairment. Client submitted to field sobriety tests, admitted to drinking, and provided a breath sample that indicated a blood alcohol concentration greater than 0.08%. Our DUI lawyer in Phoenix got the charge reduced to a reckless driving with no jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: Super Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to extreme DUI
DETAILS: Our client was charged Super Extreme DUI in the Surprise City Court. Her BAC was reported to be a .224%. Her DUI attorney in Surprise with the Lerner and Rowe Law Group was able to negotiate the charge down to an Extreme DUI with just two days jail.


TYPE OF CASE: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
OUTCOME: First time DUI reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: The client was stopped by Scottsdale PD for several civil traffic violations, and upon contact with police she was subjected to a DUI investigation. The client submitted to standard field sobriety tests, and made admissions to consuming alcohol. She also submitted to a preliminary breath test (PBT) which showed the presence of alcohol. She was arrested and charged with DUI in Scottsdale. Our DUI attorney in Scottsdale was able to get the charge reduced to a Reckless Driving with no jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
OUTCOME: Second offense super extreme DUI reduced to first offense extreme DUI
DETAILS: This client was charged with a second offense super extreme DUI and facing 180 days in jail in addition to other mandatory DUI penalties. Our DUI lawyer in Scottsdale proved the client did not have an allegeable prior, and then challenged the veracity of the blood draw resulting in a plea to a reduced charge.


TYPE OF CASE:DUI
OUTCOME: Extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged in Goodyear City Court with Extreme DUI. Her Breath tests returned BAC readings of 0.203% and 0.194%. A reduced charge by her DUI lawyer in Phoenix was obtained due to an issue as to whether the client was in actual physical control of the vehicle.


TYPE OF CASE:Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
OUTCOME: Super extreme DUI reduced to extreme DUI
DETAILS: In the Tempe Municipal Court, client was charged with Super Extreme DUI. Due to an issue with the blood testing, our DUI lawyer in Tempe was able to get the charged reduced to an extreme DUI which saved the client jail time and hundreds in fines and fees.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with Extreme DUI in the Highland Justice Court. Our Phoenix DUI lawyer was able to reduce the charge to regular DUI which saved the client significant jail time and court fees.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Super extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with Super Extreme DUI in Avondale City Court. The client’s BAC reading was reported as 0.221%. Our DUI lawyer was able to reduce the charge to a regular DUI, with reduced jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged with Extreme DUI in Tempe City Court. The client’s BAC was 0.163%. Our DUI lawyer was able to negotiate the charge down to a regular DUI, with the minimum penalties.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
DUI OUTCOME: Super Extreme DUI reduced to extreme DUI
DETAILS: Client was charged in Peoria Municipal Court with Extreme DUI. The investigation disclosed the client’s BAC was 0.229%. Our DUI lawyer negotiated the charge down to an Extreme DUI with only two days in jail.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charge reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged with first offense DUI in the Peoria Municipal Court. Our DUI lawyers got the charge reduced to reckless driving with no jail time.


TYPE OF CASE: Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Sentence reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Green Valley Justice Court with their second Extreme DUI. They were facing 120 days in jail. Our DUI lawyer was able to get their jail sentence reduced to just 5 days. The charge was reduced to a first offense with other mandatory minimum penalties.


TYPE OF CASE: Extreme DUI
OUTCOME: Charges reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged in the Chandler Municipal Court with Extreme DUI. Our DUI lawyer filed a motion to suppress arguing his right to counsel was violated. In response, the plea offer was modified to reckless driving.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charges reduced
DETAILS: Client was charged with regular DUI in Tempe City Court. Our DUI attorney was able to negotiate the charge down to Reckless Driving.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged with marijuana DUI and DUI to the Slightest Degree in the Flagstaff Municipal Court


TYPE OF CASE: Felony DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to Misdemeanor
DETAILS: Client charged with felony aggravated DUI (involving death) in Maricopa County Superior Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charge reduced to civil ticket
DETAILS: Charged in Avondale City Court with DUI to the slightest degree.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Super extreme DUI reduced to regular DUI
DETAILS: Charged with super extreme DUI (BAC of 0.31%) in Peoria City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged in Pima County Justice Court with regular DUI.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Charge reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged in North Valley Justice Court with regular DUI.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to civil charge
DETAILS: Charged with DUI drugs in Glendale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving.
DETAILS: Charged in Flagstaff Justice Court with marijuana DUI.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to civil violation
DETAILS: Charged with boating DUI in Bullhead City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged with regular DUI in Scottsdale City Court.


TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: Reduced to reckless driving
DETAILS: Charged with regular DUI in Scottsdale City Court.


CONVICTIONS SET ASIDE

TYPE OF CASE: DUI
OUTCOME: DUI conviction set aside