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Apache Junction Criminal Defense Attorney

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Apache Junction is situated in the east valley, bordering Mesa to the west and surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, including the Superstition Mountains to the east, and the Goldfield Mountains to the north. Apache Junction is home to around 37,000 people. Given its location, nestled between beautiful mountain ranges, there is plenty to do in and around Apache Junction, whether it is hiking in the Superstition Wilderness, taking in the sites at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, enjoying the festivities at the annual Renaissance Festival or enjoying a scenic dinner cruise on Canyon Lake. 

Low cost of living and crime rates make Apache Junction a desirable place to live. According to crime statistics, the most common crimes are property crimes such as theft and burglary. While there are violent crimes, such as assault and robbery in Apache Junction, the rate of those crimes is about 60% lower than the average for the state of Arizona. We have been representing citizens in Apache Junction for nearly 25 years and have handled all types of criminal cases both in the Apache Junction City Court located at 300 East Superstition Boulevard as well as the Apache Junction Justice Court located at 575 North Idaho Road. If you are facing criminal or DUI charges out of Apache Junction, this Firm can help.

Apache Junction DUI Lawyer - Board Certified Specialist

If you have been charged with drunk driving, you are facing potentially serious DUI penalties, even if this is your first DUI. The consequences for a first offense can include probation, jail time, fines, mandatory counseling and license suspension. Arrests involving an accident, especially one that resulted in injuries, will often result in harsh sentencing, including possible incarceration, significant fees/fines, vehicle impoundment and the mandatory installation of a vehicle interlock device. A history of prior DUI's will also contribute to more harsh penalties, including longer terms of incarceration and higher fines. An Apache Junction DUI attorney can investigate the charges against you and provide valuable advice regarding your legal situation. You can learn more about the DUI laws regarding your case, and your best defense options by contacting the Firm to discuss your case.

Apache Junction DUI Lawyer

Area residents have relied on the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC for trusted legal assistance in DUI cases for nearly 25 years. The Firm has represented countless individuals in Underage DUI, Minor in Consumption, Super Extreme DUI, DUI with Injury or Death, Extreme DUI, Aggravated DUI, DUI & Drugs, 1st Time DUI and Leaving the Scene of a DUI Accident. Mr. Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney with nearly 25 years experience in litigating all types of DUI and criminal cases. Mr. Buckallew is skilled in evaluating field sobriety tests and breath & blood tests to determine the validity of the findings and any potential weaknesses in the case. The Firm also represents individuals at MVD hearings  with the objective of preventing a suspended driver’s license, if possible.

Apache Junction DUI Penalties

A DUI arrest can result not only in the loss of your driving privileges, but also your freedom. An experienced DUI Attorney will ensure your rights are protected each step of the way throughout the criminal justice process. Mr. Buckallew is an experienced litigator who can be depended on for honest, professional and experienced representation and has a proven track record in resolving complex and serious DUI cases. He prides himself in personally handling each and every case from start to finish to ensure case continuity and expertise is devoted to each client.

Apache Junction Criminal Defense Attorney - Work with a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist

If you are facing criminal charges, it is advisable to contact an Apache Junction criminal defense lawyer who is experienced and committed to seeking the best possible outcome in your case. Attorney Trent Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Lawyer with over 25 years experience in litigating all types of criminal cases. He has impressive qualifications and the experience necessary to launch an aggressive defense in your case. Not only is he a highly trained criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Buckallew also has a Master's in Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree, giving him a unique understanding of both criminal law as well as the complexity of science behind the evidence in a criminal case. When you are facing a serious criminal charge, it is imperative that you have a lawyer with a proven record who will prepare the best possible defense in your case, and who will vigorously challenge any deficiencies in the case presented against you.

The Firm represents individuals in Apache Junction who are facing serious DUI charges including Extreme DUI, Aggravated DUI, and Super Extreme DUI. He also represents individuals accused of Disorderly Conduct, Computer Crimes, Drug Crimes, Violent Crimes, Theft Crimes, Probation Violations, Sex Crimes, charges related to Possession or Distribution of Child Pornography, or accusations of Domestic Violence offenses. He has extensive experience in defending against White Collar Crimes, protecting the rights of young individuals accused of Juvenile Crimes, and can provide you with the experience required to file Appeals or seek an Expungement or Set Aside of an earlier conviction.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Apache Junction

The first step in preparing a defense against serious criminal charges is a full review and investigation of the case and evidence against you to identify any potential factual, legal or procedural deficiencies. Once a case has been thoroughly investigated, a well-prepared defense will be advanced on your behalf, seeking case resolution utilizing pre-trial negotiation strategies, settlement conferences, and when appropriate, contested trials, including both bench and jury trials. If you are under investigation and have not yet been charged, you should contact an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney for legal counsel and advice regarding your rights and how you should proceed forward without hindering your case, should you later be charged.

Protecting your rights during an arrest is critical and whenever possible, you should seek the advice of counsel prior to answering any questions or making any statements to law enforcement. The Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC will zealously protect your rights from the moment you discover that you may be under investigation for a serious criminal charge. Whether you have been arrested and charged or fear that charges are imminent, you should seek the advice of an attorney who will ensure that your rights are protected and that exculpatory evidence in your case is properly preserved.

Contact an Apache Junction criminal defense lawyer for a free case evaluation on any pending criminal or DUI charge!

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We hired Trent Buckallew to represent our son following a second MIP ticket he received while in college. Mr. Buckallew kept us informed throughout all proceedings and helped us receive the satisfactory outcome of dropped charges in exchange for taking an alcohol awareness class. He was personable, knowledgeable and treated our small case with care and compassion. We would highly recommend him to anyone in need of representation. SR
Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into the case against (client's name). We sincerely appreciate the great job you did. We are praying this is the end of it. Thanks again so very much. This was such a difficult time for our family. LN
I'm finally 100% clear of the problem that started our relationship. I cannot thank you enough for handling my case and expungement. I have a great sense of new beginnings and don't have to let my past affect my future. My freedom is priceless. TM
I appreciate everything you were able to accomplish for my father and will certainly be referring Mr. Buckallew to anyone I know who may be in need of an excellent criminal defense attorney. CM
Trent handled cases for me on two different occasions involving tickets for seat belt violations in commercial vehicles. Very happy with results. All charges dismissed. One case in Flagstaff and one case in Gilbert Court. KF