The “Super Extreme” DUI classification was recently created by Arizona lawmakers in an attempt to crack down on drunk drivers and decrease alcohol related fatalities in the state. Those arrested for DUI in Phoenix with a blood alcohol level of .20% are placed in the Super Extreme DUI charge category.
The penalties for those charged with Super Extreme DUI include higher fines and a minimum jail sentence of 45 days. As a result of the laws surrounding Super Extreme DUI charges, you will be facing a significant amount of jail time and large fine amounts if convicted of Super Extreme DUI in Maricopa County.
If you have been charged with this type of DUI, you need to be aware of your rights. If you are facing an extensive jail sentence, fines and probation, you need to ensure that you have the best possible defense. Attorney Ryan M. Garvey has extensive experience successfully defending people who have been charged with this type of driving under the influence.
A first offense Super Extreme DUI conviction in Phoenix includes the following penalties:
A second Super Extreme DUI conviction has increasingly severe penalties, including a mandatory 180-day jail sentence, license revocation for one year, and two years of having an ignition interlock device on your vehicle once your license is reinstated.
If convicted of Super Extreme DUI in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Mesa or Tempe, you will be facing consequences for years to come. The best way to make sure you receive the least harsh sentence possible is to contact an experienced attorney who will fully investigate your case, negotiate with the prosecutors on your behalf, and aggressively fight to seek the best possible results for your DUI case.
Even if this is your first Super Extreme DUI Offense in Arizona, you face losing at least 45 days of your life spent in a jail cell if convicted so you should hire a lawyer who will work hard to fight for you. At Sonoran Law Group, our firm specializes in DUI Defense and as a former DUI prosecutor Ryan M. Garvey knows what it takes to maximize the chances of getting your Super Extreme DUI charges reduced or dismissed.