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Phoenix Super Extreme DUI Lawyer

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If you have been charged with a 'super' extreme DUI, contact the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC for an experienced and aggressive DUI defense. Attorney Trent Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney and has been litigating DUI cases in just about every court in the Valley for nearly 25 years. He has handled all types of DUI cases ranging from 1st Time misdemeanor DUI cases to serious and complex felony cases involving injury or death, and everything in between. Mr. Buckallew's experience has enabled him to gain an extensive understanding and insight into the complex workings of the justice system. Mr. Buckallew prides himself in personally handling each and every case from start to finish to ensure consistency and personal attention are devoted to each of his clients. He helps his clients navigate through each phase of the criminal court process and keeps them informed throughout the case progression.

It is illegal to drink and drive and the State of Arizona has strict DUI laws and penalties. A driver weaving in and out of traffic, speeding, or exhibiting other erratic driving behavior may be pulled over by law enforcement. If the officer suspects that a driver is under the influence of alcohol, he or she may begin a DUI investigation, which could lead to the administration of field sobriety tests as well as blood alcohol tests, including blood or urine tests. A driver with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher is deemed to be legally intoxicated.

Super Extreme DUI Penalties

'Super' extreme DUI refers to instances in which your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.20% or greater within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of a vehicle. A 'super' extreme DUI conviction may result in the loss of certain rights and freedoms and with such serious consequences, it is important to seek competent legal counsel from an attorney who has the experience necessary in litigating DUI cases.

The mandatory minimum penalty for a first time 'super' extreme DUI includes 3 days in jail, 11 days home arrest (in certain circumstances), suspension of your driver’s license for 90 days to 1 year, and up to 5 years’ probation. Your vehicle will be impounded for 30 days and you will be required to use an ignition interlock device and participate in alcohol screening, monitoring and counseling. You will also be required to pay (not less than) a $500 fine, a $1,000 DUI abatement fee, a $1,000 prison construction fee and $1,000 to the state general fund. Maximum penalties for a first time 'super' extreme DUI can include 6 months in jail, a $1,000 fine with an 84% surcharge, $250 abatement fee, $1,250 equipment fund fee, $1,250 prison construction fee, a 1-year revocation of driver's license, and ignition interlock device requirement. Repeat offenders can face much harsher penalties. For help in defending against the penalties associated with a 'super' extreme DUI, contact a Phoenix DUI lawyer to discuss your options.

Phoenix DUI Lawyer: Aggressively Defending Your Rights

For an aggressive and experienced DUI defense attorney in Phoenix, contact the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC. Mr. Buckallew has a unique understanding in both criminal law as well as the scientific aspect of defending DUI cases. In addition to his concentration on criminal litigation during law school, he has also received a Master's in Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree. This level of education and training enables him to adroitly investigate both the legal and factual evidence, as well as the scientific evidence against you in a DUI case. There are many cases in which he has been able to identify deficiencies in various aspects of the evidence, resulting in the acquittal or dismissal of these cases. Additionally, identification of any violations of an individual's constitutional rights and litigating these issues have also resulted in the acquittal or dismissal of cases he has handled. His experience in conducting a thorough investigation of a case, and proficiency in developing a strong defense is evident in the results he has been able to achieve over the course of his career in DUI and criminal defense practice.

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Contact a Phoenix DUI attorney from the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC for expert legal representation and an aggressive defense against super extreme DUI charges.

Client Reviews
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