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CDL Suspensions in Arizona

CDL suspension can result in the loss of your livelihood, often for bureaucratic and easily avoided reasons. Keeping your CDL is partially a function of staying within the law, and partially administrative in nature. Administrative Disqualifications You need several pieces of paperwork on a regular basis to maintain your CDL.

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When Does A Speeding Ticket Affect Insurance Rates?

Insurance is affected by a multitude of factors, particularly how you actually drive in the real world. A speeding citation affects your insurance rates for a long time. Of course, the heftiest charges will render insurance a moot point because you can lose your driving privileges altogether. Your Record Matters

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How to Transfer Your CDL License In Arizona?

When you move to Arizona and need to transfer your CDL license, there are few things you need to know. For starters, you have 30 days to transfer your CDL license and surrender your current CDL license.  To do this, you will need to visit a CDL office with the

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First Time DUI Offense in Arizona

According to Arizona law, drivers are prohibited from operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Getting a DUI in Maricopa County, Arizona can feel overwhelming.  As a first-time offender, there are a few things you can expect. First time offenders are held for a minimum of

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What is an Aggravated DUI in Arizona?

Arizona has some of the most stringent DUI laws in the U.S. In any court case, mitigating factors are considered to reduce charges or sentencing, while aggravating factors are used to justify harsher charges and penalties. An aggravated DUI is a felony, whereas most DUI infractions are classified as Class

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Underage Drinking & your Property: What You Need to Know

Approaches to Underage Drinking As a parent, you likely take one of two approaches to underage drinking: prohibition or harm reduction. You either have clear, zero tolerance expectations, or you have an agreement that your child may only drink under your supervision. Some parents go so far as to host

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What is Arizona Title 13-2831?

We all know that drunk driving is illegal, but avoiding DUI charges can take more than surrendering your keys when you plan on drinking heavily. Arizona’s DUI laws are outlined in title 28-1381. Here’s a breakdown of the law’s provisions: You must not be in control of the vehicle if

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Refusing Field Sobriety Tests in Arizona

A common misconception regarding DUI traffic stops is if you don’t do everything the police officer says, you will be considered guilty. This, however, is not exactly true. While you should always show the officer respect, he or she may try to trick you into thinking something is mandatory when in

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Difference Between Felonies & Misdemeanors

Simply put, a felony is considered a more serious crime and carries more severe penalties than misdemeanors. There are a couple things to remember when facing charges: one, if you have previously been convicted of a misdemeanor, your second offense may be classified as a felony. Two, your defense attorney

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