Buckeye AZ DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer Gordon Thompson

Being arrested in Buckeye Az means you are no longer in control of your life

You may be ordered to:

  • Stop driving
  • Attend numerous court and counseling sessions, thus jeopardizing your job
  • Serve jail time
  • Drive only a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device for years.

Since 1979 I have helped over 5000 clients take back control of their lives

  • I prevent the immediate suspension of my client’s driver’s license
  • I limit their appearances for court and counseling
  • I use my 42 years of experience to try to get the Best Result possible: a dismissal, a reduced charge or trial verdict of not guilty  
  • If there is a conviction, I help my client avoid or lessen the many adverse consequences of a conviction.

My job is to see the case through my client’s eyes

Each client’s life is unique and affected differently by an arrest.  My job is to anticipate and minimize the consequences for each client and their family.

I have designed my practice as if I were the client

If I were the client, I would expect my lawyer to keep me fully informed as the case progresses, anticipate problems I might not be aware of and help me do whatever I would be required to do.  Because that is what I expect, this is what I provide to my clients.  Personalized Service, is solely my responsibility.


  • Encrypted email with HIPPA level security used to send all reports & information to clients
  • Text messaging for notices & reminders
  • Secure online client access to dash or body camera videos
  • One-click secure & convenient video conferencing available.

My fee agreement contains no hidden fees or costs or trial fees.  All-Inclusive Reasonable Flat Fee with affordable payment plans.

A better outcome than you think may be possible.

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My  Arizona DUI Guide explains how the Buckeye Municipal Court and Maricopa County Justice Courts work

What is a Misdemeanor DUI in Arizona; An informational guide through an Arizona DUI case, step by step with Phoenix, Arizona DUI & Criminal Attorney Gordon Thompson. 1. Why Stopped: Accident, Erratic Driving, Sitting in Vehicle. 2. Field Sobriety Tests: Eye Test, Walk & Turn, 1 Leg Stand, Portable Breath Test. 3. Chemical Testing: Intoxilyzer Breath Test, Blood Draw for Alcohol & Drugs. 4. Arrest: Vehicle Impound, Booked Into Jail, License Suspension. 5. What Charges Can be Filed: DUI Impaired Drugs or Alcohol, .08% DUI, .15% Extreme DUI, .20% Super Extreme DUI, DUI Drugs. 6. Defenses in Court: No Basis for Stop, No probable Cause for Arrest, Not Impaired, Chemical Tests Invalid. 7. Possible Outcomes: Dismissed, Reckless Driving, Not Guilty Verdicts, Guilty DUI. 8. DUI Sentencing Consequences: Probation, Jail, Home Detention, Counseling, Fines, Restitution, License Suspension, Interlock Device, Traffic School, SR-22 Insurance.

A Step By Step Informational & Educational Guide to an Arizona Misdemeanor DUI

Maricopa County has many municipal and justice courts where DUI cases are tried.  On the Westside of Maricopa County, in addition to cases in the Buckeye Municipal Court I also take cases in the AvondaleGlendale,  Goodyear, Peoria and Surprise Municipal Courts and many Maricopa County Justice Courts, which are  Agua Fria, Arrowhead, Country Meadows, Hassayampa, Ironwood, North Valley, Manitsee, Maryvale and White Tank.

It is never easy to be the target of a DUI or criminal prosecution in Buckeye Arizona, but I work hard to make the process as smooth for you as possible.

I am available around the clock for all of my clients and keep my prices simple with no hidden costs or trial fees, flat fees for my services, and free consultations.
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Buckeye Municipal (or City) Court

21749 West Yuma Road, Suite 101, Buckeye, AZ  85326

Phone:  (623) 349-6510

Fax:  (623) 349-6511

Court Website:  www.buckeyeaz.gov/government/municipal-court

Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed legal holidays)

White Tank Justice Court

10420 West Van Buren Street, Suite 103, Avondale, AZ  85323

Phone:  (602) 372-8003

Fax:  (602) 372-8205

Court Website:  http://justicecourts.maricopa.gov/locations/court.aspx?loc=BUJC

Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed legal holidays)


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