Arizona DUI Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What if my Miranda rights were not read to me, can I still be arrested?

A: Yes, you can still be arrested. Contact our experienced Arizona DUI defense lawyers to determine if your rights have been violated.

Q: Do I have to answer the officer’s questions or can I remain silent?

A: No, you are not required to answer any questions. Call Corso & Rhude right away so our DUI defense attorneys can prevent your statements from being used against you.

FAQs about Arizona DUI Charges

Q: Is it required by law that I complete the field sobriety tests on the side of the road?

A: No, Arizona Law does not require you to perform field sobriety tests on the side of the road. Contact our DUI defense attorneys right away for more information about your rights.

Q: Can I refuse to complete the eye test on the side of the road?

A: Yes, you can always refuse to participate in the pen-to-eye test performed by the officer. This is known as the HGN test. Contact our DUI defense lawyers for more information about your rights.

Q: Do I have to agree to complete the breath test?

A: No, you do not have to complete the breath test; however it is recommended that you voluntarily participate in this test to avoid a lengthy license suspension.

Q: What happens if I refuse to blow into the breath machine?

A: An immediate warrant can be issued to take a blood sample. You will then face a mandatory one (1) year license suspension.

Q: The officer took my blood sample without my permission, can they do that?

A: Yes, the officer can request an immediate warrant to take a blood sample without your permission.

Q: Is it legal for the police to search my vehicle?

A: There are many factors in determining whether or not an illegal search has taken place. Please contact Corso & Rhude to determine if your rights were violated.

Q: What happens if I received a DUI, but was also involved in a car accident?

A: Being involved in an accident can complicate your Arizona DUI case. You may be facing severe penalties and criminal restitution. Contact our DUI defense lawyers right away for more information about your rights.

Speak to one of our experienced DUI defense lawyers today at (480) 471-4616.

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