Minor DUI Arrests
Arizona law requires a blood alcohol content (BAC) below .08 for individuals to legally be able to drive. For those under the age of 21, driving with any presence of alcohol in their system is illegal. If pulled over with alcohol in his or her system, an underage driver may be arrested and charged with DUI.
The punishments for a minor DUI conviction can last a lifetime. Luckily, there are ways to fight these sentences. Contact an experienced Arizona underage DUI defense lawyer at Thompson & Volquardsen, P.C. for dedicated and experienced representation. Call today at 602-510-9999 to learn more about your legal rights and defense options.
Punishments for Underage DUI
Arizona law states that it is illegal for a person under the age of twenty-one years to drive with alcohol in his or her system. The following punishments may be included in an underage DUI sentence:
- 2 year driver’s license suspension
- Court costs
- Education classes
- Community service
Ultimately, the sentence will be left to the discretion of the judge. A combination of the above will most likely be the final punishment.
If you or your child has been arrested for DUI, it is important to have experienced representation by your side. You should not have to accept an undeserved sentence. Contact the Arizona DUI attorneys at Thompson & Volquardsen, P.C. for dedicated and experienced legal help. Call today at 602-510-9999 for a free consultation.