DUI .08 or Above

28 A.R.S. § 1381.A, Driving Under the Influence

For a violation of 28 A.R.S. § 1381.A, Driving Under the Influence, the maximum penalty is up to six (6) months in jail, a fine of up to $2,500.00 plus surcharges, and up to five (5) years probation. The minimum penalties are:
a.) Alcohol Abuse Screening and any treatment/counseling ordered therefrom, which you must pay for. In addition, the screening service may order the defendant to attend at least 1 M.A.D.D. Victim Impact Panel;
b.) 10 consecutive days in jail, 9 of which may be suspended by the court provided you complete the screening and counseling;
c.) $250 fine plus surcharges;
d.) In Maricopa County pay jail costs in an amount not to exceed $267 for the day;
e.) Pay a State Prison Construction assessment of $500;
f.) Pay a State General Fund assessment of $500;
g.) Pay restitution to the victim of the accident for their economic loss. Pursuant to a decision of the Arizona Court of Appeals, “economic loss” includes wages lost by victims while they come to court for the case.

For a second violation of 28 A.R.S. § 1381.A, Driving Under the Influence, the maximum penalty is up to six (6) months in jail, a fine of up to $2,500.00 plus surcharges, and up to five (5) years probation. The minimum penalties are:

a.) Alcohol Abuse Screening and any treatment/counseling ordered therefrom, which you must pay for. In addition, the screening service may order the defendant to attend at least 1 M.A.D.D. Victim Impact Panel;
b.) 90 consecutive days in jail, 60 of which may be suspended by the court provided you complete the screening and counseling;
c.) $500 fine plus surcharges;
d.) In Maricopa County pail costs in an amount not to exceed $133 for the first day and $41 per each remaining day;
e.) Pay a State Prison Construction assessment of $1,250;
f.) Pay a State General Fund assessment of $1,250;
g.) Surrender driver’s license to the court and/or receive a one year license revocation;
h.) Perform thirty (30) hours of community service;
i.) Pay restitution to the victim of the accident for their economic loss. Pursuant to a decision of the Arizona Court of Appeals, “economic loss” includes wages lost by victims while they come to court for the case.

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