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About Chris Ariano

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The Effectiveness of Ignition Interlock Devices Assessed

The Effectiveness of Ignition Interlock Devices Assessed

In Arizona, the installation of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) is explained in A.R.S. 28-1464. According to the regulation, anyone convicted of driving under the influence may be ordered by court to have an IID installed in their car. The requirement could continue being enforced even after […]

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Arizona?

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Arizona?

Arizona Implied Consent Law requires you to submit to chemical testing if arrested for DUI in Arizona. Chemical testing can be a breath test, blood test, or urine test that checks for alcohol or drugs in the system. Before the test is administered, the arresting officer must have reason […]

Find Out About Post Conviction Relief in Arizona

Find Out About Post-Conviction Relief in Arizona

Every individual who has been convicted of a crime has the right to request post-conviction relief in Arizona (PCR). There are strict time limits when it comes to PCR, however. Having a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney representing you is imperative to get the best possible outcome.

An Overview […]

Arizona DUI Laws Concerning Alcohol and Drugs

What Do Arizona DUI Laws Concerning Alcohol And Drugs Say?

Arizona laws are strict when it comes to driving while drunk or under the influence of drugs. These Arizona DUI laws concerning alcohol were designed to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the roads and to protect those travelling on Arizona roadways. Any Arizona DUI […]

Ignition Interlock and Arizona DUI Laws

Ignition Interlock and Arizona DUI Laws

If you have been convicted of a DUI in Arizona, you have probably heard the term ignition interlock device (IID). So let’s find about ignition interlock and Arizona DUI laws. Understanding how these machines work and how they come into play with DUI convictions is important to […]

Find out Whether DUI Checkpoints are Legal in Arizona

Find out Whether DUI Checkpoints are Legal in Arizona

In Arizona, DUI checkpoints or sobriety checkpoints are used to help keep intoxicated drivers off the road. These mobile checkpoints are roadblocks or traffic stops that are not connected to any specific suspicions. These roadblocks can be set up at random and temporary locations. According to reports, […]

How Accurate Are Ignition Interlock Devices?

How Accurate Are Ignition Interlock Devices?

The installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) is a standard procedure following certain DUI convictions. The aim of the device is to keep a driver from operating a vehicle after the consumption of alcohol. A common question that arises about IID is whether they’re 100 percent accurate. […]

DUI and Criminal Damage in Arizona

DUI and Criminal Damage in Arizona

Whenever you get in a car accident that causes property damage and you’ve been drinking or using drugs, you would potentially be charged with two separate things – driving under the influence and criminal damage in Arizona. For the second charge to hold, the prosecutor will have to demonstrate that the […]

Arizona Temporary Driving Permits after DUI Charges

Arizona Temporary Driving Permits after DUI Charges

Facing DUI charges is particularly nerve-wracking because certain restrictions will be imposed on the driver immediately. One thing you have to remember is that the charges aren’t the same as being found guilty. An experienced lawyer could negate these charges and dismiss them altogether. Arizona drivers who are charged with […]

How an Arizona DUI Will Affect Your Immigration Status?

How an Arizona DUI Will Affect Your Immigration Status?

Driving under the influence will have a profound effect on your life. If you’re not a US citizen, a criminal charge under Arizona DUI will affect your immigration status. The exact scope of the ramifications will be dependent on the severity of the violation and the individual’s status.

The […]