DUI in Arizona or any other part of the United States should not be regarded as a simple matter to sort out. The very best advice that anyone in such a situation could get is to request the services of a competent lawyer. The Maasen Law Firm would provide a lawyer who is an expert in DUI in Arizona. He or she would know all the regulations that should be applied during a road stop. If stopped for DUI in Arizona it would be legal for the suspect to speak with a lawyer before making a decision to comply with chemical testing.
However, the length of time it takes for the suspect DUI in Arizona to make contact with his or her lawyer to get legal counsel may not jeopardize the timing of any chemical testing. Suspected DUI in Arizona is undoubtedly a complex procedure. Arizona police officers would have been trained in the legal procedure to follow when analyzing a suspect DUI in Arizona. More often than not, the suspect DUI in Arizona would not have the knowledge or experience to deal with such a situation.
For that reason alone it would be advisable to contact a lawyer skilled in DUI in Arizona cases. The circumstances may become even more complex if a chemical test is taken before consulting with a lawyer for DUI in Arizona. It is important to note that if a police officer requested a chemical test for DUI in Arizona it would be a compulsory requirement. If the decision was taken not to comply with a request for a urine, blood or breath test, the suspect DUI in Arizonawould have his or her driver’s license suspended for twelve months. This decision could be used as evidence against the suspect DUI in Arizona. The legal term would be “consciousness of guilt” and a good defense could aggressively refute that.
To be stopped by a police officer and asked whether or not one has been drinking could in itself be distressing. The manner in which a suspect DUI in Arizona reacts during such an ordeal could affect an entire case. Even if the suspect DUI in Arizona does know that he or she is entitled to speak to a lawyer, it would be appropriate to remain civil throughout. In fact, it would be considered acceptable to ask to speak to a lawyer before answering any questions. Most of the Maasen Law Firm’s DUI in Arizona lawyers would prefer the likelihood of success on a refusal trial.
The choice of which sobriety test to administer is left entirely to the discretion of the police officer. The suspect DUI in Arizona is not entitled to make the choice. Should the police officer decide on a breath test many issues would have to be taken into account. These issues would certainly complicate the case ofDUI in Arizona. The first consideration a DUI in Arizona lawyer would tackle would be that of ‘mouth alcohol’. Many wrongful convictions have been made against drivers due to the presence of ‘mouth alcohol’ and it would take a DUI in Arizona lawyer to sort out this matter.