Surprise DUI Attorney

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For DUIs in SURPRISE it is important to know that Arizona is Rated Strictest for DUI Penalties       In fact a 180-day jail sentence for second offense misdemeanor .20% Extreme DUI is not unconstitutional even though it is greater than the 4-month minimum sentence than for a felony DUI.

To minimize the consequences of a DUI arrest in SURPRISE it is important to retain a SURPRISE ATTORNEY who is not only knowledgeable and experienced but also one who can anticipate all of the potential consequences which is an important concern for me.  SURPRISE DUIs can be very stressful on not just the person arrested but their families as well.  When a person within a family has been arrested for SURPRISE DUI it is important to keep the impact on the family in mind. DUI and Family

As a SURPRISE DUI Attorney I offer free consultation, which can include Chatting about SURPRISE DUI Defenses, Specific To Your Type Of Situation.

For SURPRISE DUI cases I offer All Inclusive Flat Fees.


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A concern people have for a SURPRISE DUI arrest is, Will My Mugshot And Arrest Record For An SURPRISE DUI Show Up Online.

A primary consideration is what makes someone guilty of a DUI in SURPRISE and what are possible defenses. Those start with What Are The Legal Grounds For Being Charged With DUI In SURPRISE and What levels of alcohol or drugs make somebody guilty of DUI in SURPRISE?

Defenses can be there was no basis to stop the vehicle in SURPRISE as a recent court case held the Stop of Vehicle Solely for Alleged Excessive White License Plate Light Held Unconstitutional

Another possible issue is was there proper legal consent to the breath, blood or urine tests.

People often ask, in SURPRISE Should I Submit To DUI Field Sobriety Tests?

Another concern people have Is there any way to avoid jail time in SURPRISE for misdemeanor DUI?  and if I do have to go to jail in Maricopa County, where do I serve jail  and how much does  jail cost?

SURPRISE DUI Drug cases present challenges different from DUI Alcohol, which as an Experienced SURPRISE ATTORNEY I am familiar with.  Those include that a person can be guilty of DUI if they are impaired by Ambien, even if they did not know it would cause impairment.

Because of a 2016 change in the law any prescription can now be an Affirmative Defense to DUI Prescription Drugs Charge 

Different consequences for a SURPRISE Marijuana DUI Cases.

DUI arrests and convictions can have many serious and long lasting consequences against a person’s driver’s license and so it is important for an Experienced SURPRISE ATTORNEY to be aware of all the possible consequences.  Those include:

Admin Per Se License Suspension.

DUI Implied Consent Suspension.

Points Consequences.

Driving in SURPRISE On A Driver License  Suspended  for DUI.

Defensive Driving And Traffic Survival Schools

Ignition Interlock Device Requirement after Conviction

Driving Without Required Interlock not a Separate Crime until IID is Installed

Recent changes lessen some of the license consequences:

Arizona legislature removes interlock requirement for DUI Drugs

Arizona  eliminates mandatory DL revocation for DUI Drugs.


After a conviction for DUI in SURPRISE the defendant has to do substance abuse screening and counseling and because I know it is important to minimize all of the consequences for my clients I help them do screening and counseling as easily as possible.. The screening and counseling can be done telephonically and online.


DUIs in SURPRISE have very serious consequences and that is why it is important to retain as quickly as possible a Knowledgeable and Experienced SURPRISE ATTORNEY like  Gordon Thompson.

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 Surprise Municipal Court I also take cases in the Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale,  Goodyear, and Peoria and Municipal Courts and many Maricopa County Justice Courts, which are  Agua Fria, Arrowhead, Country Meadows, Hassayampa, Ironwood, North Valley, Manitsee, Maryvale and White Tank.

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