If you are found guilty in Arizona of a “super” extreme DUI, you will be sentenced to a minimum of 45 days in jail. The higher the BAC, the longer the mandatory jail sentence.
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You have a right to be protected from warrantless searches of your home with very limited exceptions. Your home is arguably the most protected place under the United States Constitution.
The number one rule for job application is to be honest. Some applications will go into detail about how far back they want you to report criminal activity.
If drugs are found in a vehicle you are either driving or a passenger in, you may be in a lot of trouble – even if the drugs aren’t yours. Arizona law requires that a prosecutor prove that you knowingly possessed a usable amount of the illegal drug.
If you are under 18 and charged with a DUI, there is a lot to think about. If you will turn 18 within 12 months the county attorney may consider holding your charges until you turn 18 and then charge you as an adult.
Aggravated assault is a serious felony offense. Anytime you have a physical altercation with someone known to you to be a police officer you may be charged with aggravated assault.
The Constitution provides that you should be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. And normally a warrant would be required to search your home. There are however exceptions to the warrant requirement such as consent, emergency, search incident to arrest, and items in plain view.
Where federal and state jurisdictions overlap, both jurisdictions may charge you with the crime. You may wish to hire a civilian lawyer to represent you for the DUI or to make sure the local jurisdiction knows you are being prosecuted as a marine and hopefully the prosecutor would defer to the military proceeding and not double charge you.
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