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About Chris Ariano

Managing partner and co-founder of Ariano & Reppucci, PLLC.

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 […]

Four Best DUI Defense Strategies Arizona Attorneys Employ

The Four Best DUI Defense Strategies Arizona Attorneys Employ

Being charged with DUI in Arizona can lead to serious consequences. The penalties are harsh, even for first-time offenders. A person charged with DUI faces a jail sentence, as well as license suspension. If you are charged with DUI, you will need to call an experienced Arizona […]

Vehicle Impoundments after a DUI in Arizona

Vehicle Impoundments after a DUI in Arizona

A vehicle may get impounded in Arizona for DUI-related and non-DUI-related charges. Vehicle impoundments after a DUI will be likely to occur when the offense causes a traffic accident, whenever the person is driving with a suspended license and when the driver has multiple DUIs or a past criminal […]

When are Blood BAC Tests Performed in Arizona?

When are Blood BAC Tests Performed in Arizona and Can You Challenge the Results?

The most common type of driving under the influence test is the so-called breathalyzer. Depending on the specifics of the situation, however, a driver that has been suspected of driving under the influence may be subjected to blood BAC […]

Tips about Going through an Arizona DUI Checkpoint

Tips about Going through an Arizona DUI Checkpoint: Your Rights and Responsibilities

DUI checkpoints are completely legal but many people don’t understand the fact that they have certain rights when being stopped at an Arizona DUI checkpoint. If you’re about to undergo such a police inspection, you may want to rely on the tips and suggestions […]

How Bad is it to Leave the Scene of a DUI Accident in Arizona?

How Bad is it to Leave the Scene of a DUI Accident in Arizona?

A hit and run can occur in the heat of the moment – you panic, you get scared about the consequences and you simply leave the scene of an accident. How bad is it to leave the scene of a DUI accident […]