Phoenix Police: Stop Being Hypocrites on DUI

Officers with the Phoenix Police Department need to stop being hypocrites. While this has been an issue for some time now, police officers have taken it to a new level by using the death of one of their fellow officers to continue their hypocritical ways. What is even more disheartening is that they are using the death of a fellow officer to try and end a completely reasonable policy: if a Phoenix Cop gets a DUI, they are fired. The...

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Medical Marijuana DUI Drug Ruling

Those with medical marijuana cards in Arizona were dealt a blow today by the Arizona Court of Appeals. The bottom line is that the ruling was illogical and went against those who have medical marijuana cards that are charged with DUI Drugs. If you smoke marijuana and have a medical marijuana card, you are not safe if you drive, even if you are not impaired. Let’s break it down. The defendant in this case had a valid medical...

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Arizona and The Extreme DUI

There are long-term and maybe even lifelong consequence of getting convicted for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) and especially for Extreme DUI. The state of Arizona has some of the harshest sentences for these crimes. For a first-time conviction of Extreme DUI, one faces fines, mandatory jail time, license suspension and the mandated use of an ignition interlock device. Moreover, the court, at its discretion, may impose...

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How Does Getting a DUI Affect Your Future?

If you are charged with driving under the influence, there may be numerous penalties and consequences. In Arizona, penalties include mandatory fines, a suspension of your license, and jail time even for a first offense. With these possible penalties, you want to make sure you are appropriately prepared with a strong strategy for defense – and that’s exactly where our attorneys can be of service. The Barber Law Group, PLLC...

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Why do I Need a DUI Lawyer?

“Why do I need a DUI Lawyer?” So often I get this question from people who have been charged with DUI. The follow up question is always “won’t I get the same outcome anyway?” Well before we get to the outcome, let’s get to the process of going through a DUI charge. The first thing to remember is that a DUI charge involves two systems: the criminal court system and the MVD system. While you are...

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