Tempe Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you have been charged with a DUI in Tempe - whether it is a 1st Time DUI, Extreme DUI, Super Extreme DUI, Aggravated DUI, Underage DUI, or DUI Homicide case, this Firm can help. Mr. Buckallew is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist with over 20 years’ experience and has successfully litigated countless DUI cases in Tempe and throughout the State of Arizona over the course of his career. Contact the Firm to arrange a consultation to discuss your legal options with an experienced Tempe DUI Lawyer today.
A person found guilty of driving under the influence will face DUI penalties such as probation, jail time, fines, restitution, court-ordered counseling, vehicle impoundment, mandatory installation of a vehicle interlock device, and suspended drivers license. Cases involving a blood alcohol concentration significantly greater than 0.08%, an accident that resulted in injuries, or a prior DUI criminal record typically result in more harsh sentencing. Whether this is your first DUI offense, or you have a prior DUI history, fighting the charges against you is critical given the serious consequences that will result from a DUI conviction. An experienced Tempe DUI lawyer will conduct a comprehensive investigation of your case, identify legal, procedural and factual weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, launch an aggressive defense on your behalf, and depending upon the deficiencies identified in the case, your attorney may be able to achieve a reduction in charges or full dismissal of the case. These weaknesses can include illegal police procedures, such as an unlawful stop, failure to administer a Miranda Warning, or improperly administered DUI tests. Contact an experienced Tempe DUI Attorney for an evaluation of your case and to better understand your legal options.Experienced DUI Lawyer in Tempe
The Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC is experienced in DUI defense with many years in practice and will vigorously challenge the prosecution’s case every step of the way. The Firm has represented countless clients accused of drunk driving, including cases involving first time DUI, leaving the scene, underage DUI, minor in consumption (MIC), super extreme DUI, DUI with injury, extreme DUI, aggravated DUI and DUI & drugs. Mr. Buckallew is an experienced criminal litigator with a Master’s in Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree, in addition to his law degree. His background gives him a unique understanding of the complexity of the science behind the evidence so that he can analyze and challenge the scientific evidence in a case, such as breath & blood tests. Mr. Buckallew can also determine if your field sobriety tests were properly conducted and identify any weaknesses in the results of such tests. The Firm will competently guide its clients through the DUI process and provide experienced representation both in criminal court proceedings as well as in MVD hearings.
The Firm has represented countless individuals charged with DUI in all courts in Tempe, including:
- Tempe Municipal Court (misdemeanor Tempe DUI cases)
- University Lakes Justice Court (ASU Police / MCSO / AZ DPS misdemeanor DUI cases)
- Maricopa County Superior Court (felony Tempe DUI cases)
If you have been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in Tempe, or if you are under investigation in a criminal case, it is imperative that you contact a Tempe criminal defense lawyer from the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC to discuss your legal options. Early involvement in criminal cases can be beneficial with regard to the eventual outcome of your case. The first steps in investigating a criminal case, whether in a misdemeanor offense or serious felony offense, include (but are not limited to), a thorough review of all evidence in the case, identification of police officers, crime lab technicians or civilian witnesses to depose, identification of factual, legal or procedural errors in a case, and a scene inspection. Criminal defense attorney, Trent Buckallew, is not only a highly experienced criminal defense attorney, he also holds a Masters of Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree, which gives him a unique understanding of possible errors and flaws in forensic evidence and testing procedures. The Firm handles all types of criminal cases, from simple misdemeanor traffic violations to serious and complex felony crimes and DUI related offenses.Criminal Defense Lawyer in Tempe
The Firm represents individual facing serious aggravated assault and drug sales cases as well as cases involving domestic violence, assault, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Whether you are facing criminal charges related to criminal speed or reckless driving, internet crimes, drug crimes, violent crimes, theft crimes, a probation violation, sex crimes, or child pornography, you need a highly qualified criminal defense attorney, and the Firm can assist with all types of criminal violations. The attorney can help you defend against charges of white collar crimes, juvenile crimes, and also represents clients seeking appeals, or an expungement / set aside of conviction.
Contact a Tempe criminal defense lawyer from the firm if you have been charged with a crime and are looking for an experienced, aggressive criminal defense attorney. Schedule a free initial case evaluation today for any pending criminal or DUI charge.Tempe Resource Links