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Can You Get a DUI on a Horse in Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Apr 2, 2021

Arizona has strict DUI laws, including some obscure ones that can carry devastating legal and financial consequences. One question that equestrians in the state often want to know is if you can get a DUI on a horse in Arizona. Here’s an exposition of the state’s DUI laws and how they apply to intoxicated horse…

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Appealing a felony conviction

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

A felony conviction may be a devastating blow after the months you spent preparing for and going through your criminal trial. However, in Arizona, you can appeal the decision. The appellate court’s review of your trial is not a second trial. Instead, it is a panel of judges reading your brief, listening to your attorney’s oral…

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Can You Get a DUI on a Bike in Arizona?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense. Police are constantly on the lookout for any intoxicated drivers, especially during holidays. During the most recent Fourth of July holiday, Arizona police arrested 289 individuals for operating vehicles while inebriated. After a night of drinking, there are many ways to get around a city without operating…

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Ways people make a DUI arrest harder than it needs to be

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Arizona police have really cracked down on drunk drivers in recent years. In 2017, police made over 93,000 more traffic stops than in the previous year. However, the actual number of arrests only increased slightly, which suggests many Arizona residents avoid getting behind the wheel after a night of drinking. Unfortunately, many people make the situation more difficult…

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Is your DUI the result of a false positive on a testing device?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

If you have a DUI charge pending against you, you may feel like there is nothing you can do to avoid a conviction. Many people in the Mesa area, like you, find themselves in similar situations. Up until now, you probably never thought you could end up with criminal charges for driving while under the…

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Can a Plea Deal Be Overturned?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

When you are facing criminal charges, you may decide to enter a plea bargain, also known as a plea deal. A plea deal is a strategy for reducing your charges and shortening your sentence. You may attempt to strike a deal only to find out it is not doing you any good. Thankfully, you may…

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What happens when you evade police to avoid a DUI?

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Arizona police have really cracked down in recent years on people who decide to operate a vehicle while intoxicated. 2017 saw tens of thousands more people pulled over, but luckily, the total number of DUI arrests only increased a little bit. This proves that more people have decided to avoid driving after a night of drinking. It…

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Arizona police trying DUI-drugs roadside testing device

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

With approximately 200,000 people now in Arizona’s medical marijuana program, there is concern among law enforcement agencies across the state that a growing number of people might be driving under the influence of marijuana. We all know that Mesa police and officers across the state use breath and blood tests to determine if a driver’s blood…

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Lesson learned: Arizona State parties can lead to DUI arrests

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

Because many of our Mesa Criminal Defense Blog readers either graduated from Arizona State University or are attending ASU now, we are certain that its reputation as a party school is familiar. We read recently that ASU placed 14th on a 2019 list of the top party colleges in the U.S. While most people understand…

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DUI charges as a minor

By The Nolan Law Firm | Nov 13, 2020

In this blog post, we will examine some of the legal issues and consequences that young people may have to deal with if they are facing DUI charges. When people think about the typical driver who is pulled over for being under the influence, they may think of someone in their twenties, thirties or older.…

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