If you have been arrested by the Paradise Valley Police Department and charged with a misdemeanor crime or certain juvenile crimes, you will likely be cited into the Paradise Valley Municipal Court. This Firm has experience in defending individuals facing all types of criminal violations and while crime statistics are relatively low in this town, the most common types of cases we see in the Paradise Valley involve property crimes such as theft and burglary, DUI offenses, and Domestic Violence related crimes. If you are being charged with a felony crime, such as burglary or aggravated assault, you will likely be appearing in the Maricopa County Superior Court. Whether you are facing misdemeanor charges in the PV Municipal Court or more serious charges in the Maricopa County Superior Court, this Firm has the experience in handling all types of criminal and DUI cases. Mr. Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney with nearly 20 years’ experience in litigating criminal cases, with a proven track record of success. He personally handles each case from start to finish to ensure individualized and personal attention to each case.Arrested for DUI in Paradise Valley?
You can be charged with DUI if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08% or greater. Additional charges such as extreme DUI and "super" extreme DUI can also apply if your BAC was either above 0.15% but less than 0.20% (extreme DUI) or 0.20% or greater (“super” extreme DUI). DUI penalties will vary depending on the specific circumstances surrounding your case. First-time offenders may be given probation, possibly sentenced to jail and ordered to pay fines. Other consequences can include community work service, vehicle impoundment, mandatory installation of a vehicle interlock device and a suspended driver’s license. You may also be required to participate in a drug or alcohol treatment program. The penalties become increasingly harsher if you are convicted of an extreme or “super” extreme DUI. If your DUI involved an accident resulting in injuries, or your license was not valid at the time of the incident, or you had a child under the age of 15 in the vehicle, you could be facing felony DUI charges, followed by much harsher penalties, if convicted. Given the significant penalties associated with DUI convictions, it is critical to seek the advice and counsel of an experienced DUI attorney.
A Paradise Valley DUI attorney with this Firm can provide an aggressive and well prepared defense against any type of DUI, including more serious and complex felony DUI's. Qualified legal representation can have a significant impact on your case, especially when it comes to challenging the results of field sobriety tests and breath & blood tests. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Buckallew also holds a Master's in Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree, giving him a unique perspective and understanding of the complexities inherent in DUI cases. Having an attorney well versed in both criminal litigation as well as forensic science is critical given the growing importance of forensic science in criminal and DUI litigation. Whether it is a simple misdemeanor DUI or a more serious and complex DUI case, forensic science will likely play a significant role in your case. Having an attorney who understands the science behind the evidence, including the potential weaknesses of the scientific evidence can help ensure that you are properly represented and defended in court. If you have been charged with aggravated DUI, underage DUI, minor in consumption, super extreme DUI, DUI with injury, extreme DUI, DUI & drugs, first time DUI and leaving the scene of a DUI accident, contact an experienced lawyer from the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC for assistance with your case.
If you were arrested for any criminal or DUI offense in the Town of Paradise Valley, this Firm can help. Contact us today for a free case evaluation if you are facing DUI or criminal charges.