How Your Diet Can Affect Breathalyzer Test Results

March 18, 2014

Breathalyzer Test Results and Your Diet Breathalyzer tests are the most convenient way for police officers to measure your blood alcohol content (BAC) levels. Even though the breathalyzer test results are a scientific method, there are certain issues that can arise, leading it to provide false positive readings. This could…

Underage DUI in Arizona

March 12, 2014

In Arizona (and the rest of the United States), the drinking age is 21, and consumption of alcohol by anyone under 21 years of age is illegal. There are only two exceptions to this law: if the drinking is being done for religious purposes (i.e. drinking wine in religious ceremony)…

How To Handle Getting Pulled Over On Suspicion of DUI

February 17, 2014

If you are pulled over and the police office suspects that you have been drinking, you will more than likely be asked to answer a few questions and perform a field sobriety test. Anything you say or do can and will likely be used against you by the officer, so…

Arizona’s Super Extreme DUI Law

February 3, 2014

Arizona is one of the few states that has a law referred to as the “Super Extreme DUI” law. A DUI is considered “Super Extreme” if a person’s BAC is measured at .20 or higher. The crime is still filed as a misdemeanor, but the minimum jail time is longer…

Getting A DUI When Visiting Arizona

January 27, 2014

If you live in Arizona, you more than likely are aware of the strict penalties that the state holds for those that are convicted of a DUI. But what happens to a person that is visiting Arizona and is charged with a DUI? If you are an Arizona resident and…

Getting A DUI Without Actually Driving

January 20, 2014

DUI may stand for “Driving Under the Influence,” but according to Arizona DUI laws, you don’t necessarily have to actually be driving a vehicle to be guilty of a DUI, as long as you are considered to have been “controlling” the car you are in, even if you had no…

Reducing Your DUI Charge To Lesser Offense

January 13, 2014

If you have been charged with a DUI, it is not doubt that you want your charges to be dismissed, and Thrush Law Group can help do just that for you, if possible. Dismissal is less likely to happen in most cases, but what is more possible is that your…

Alternative DUI Punishments

January 6, 2014

When you have a reputable, experience DUI attorney on your side, it is possible to make negotiations in your DUI case for alternative punishments instead of jail time. Often this goes hand-in-hand with a plea agreement. Some alternatives to mandatory, full jail time sentences can include: Work Release Work release…

DUI Offenders and Filing a Lawsuit Against The Bar That Served Them

December 23, 2013

At Thrush Law Group, our Tucson DUI attorneys know how complex a DUI case can be for anyone involved. Allocating the rights to a person accused of a DUI to sue the bar that served them alcohol is not an impossible feat, but it is a complicated process. In most…

Expect More DUI Checkpoints This Holiday Season

November 18, 2013

The holidays are supposed to allow you time to spend with family and friends, creating memories and eating delicious food. Getting a DUI and being slapped with court fees and jail time more than likely isn’t the way you’d want to spend your holiday season. Beginning at the end of…