Criminal Speeding in AZ

We’ve all been there: it’s after work and you want to get home. It must be your lucky day, because the freeway is wide open. You start to accelerate, slowly but surely, because hey, it’s not going to hurt anyone. No one’s even around! Suddenly, someone is around, and they’re getting closer and closer in…

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Set Asides in Arizona

You guys remember the Masked Magician? That guy in the late 90s/early 2000s who would do one-hour TV specials where he’d give away magicians secrets as to how they pulled off their biggest tricks? Well, I wouldn’t call him a personal hero, but I do see him as an inspiration. I’ve said it a lot…

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Scooter DUI in Scottsdale, AZ

As funny as the title of this post is, I can assure you, it’s no joke. That’s right, if you’ve been to Old Town Scottsdale lately, you’ve seen them everywhere, maybe even in places you know they shouldn’t be: electric rental scooters. Not like the kind you see at the grocery store, but like the…

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Aggravated DUI in Arizona

An Aggravated DUI is the only DUI charge that comes as a felony. An Aggravated DUI is not determined by your BAC at the time of the arrest, but rather by blowing above .08 and meeting one of the following criteria: Driving on a suspended/restricted/revoked license Driving with a minor in the vehicle Driving while…

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Super Extreme DUI in Arizona

We’ll leave the jokes at home for this one. There’s nothing funny about a Super Extreme DUI – even the name implies that what you’re being charged with is no laughing matter. Of all of the DUI charges, the Super Extreme DUI has the most immediate effect on your day-to-day life, and carries with it…

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Extreme DUI Law in Arizona

Despite the adjective, there’s nothing radical about an extreme DUI, especially in Arizona, which, as we’ve talked about, already has some of the strictest laws in the country for just a regular DUI. But let’s say you had one too many at your favorite country karaoke bar and decided to try and drive home. Instead…

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Drug DUI Law in Arizona

While we’re all very happy that Prop 207 passed and marijuana is now a recreational drug in Arizona, we’ve outlined before the things you can and the things you still cannot do while partaking in a little of the green stuff. One of those things you still very much cannot do is smoke up and…

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DUI Law Arizona

If you’ve lived in Arizona long enough, you’ll remember the slogans. “DUI: Expect the Max.” “Drive Hammered, Get Nailed.” Accompanying those slogans was usually a pretty gratuitous shot of then-sheriff Joe Arpaio, and if the combination of hearing those phrases and seeing his face wasn’t enough to keep you sober behind the wheel, well, then…

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Minor Alcohol Consumption Law Arizona

Remember parties? Those big gatherings of people where you listened to loud music, made new friends, and threw back a drink or two? Those were the days! For the time being, the party isn’t over – it just looks a little different. The music is quieter, your friends are all in a Zoom window, but…

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Recreational Marijuana Law in Arizona

Part 2: What You (Still) Can’t Do Happy New Year, Palestini Law readers! I trust you all rang in 2021 from the safety of your own homes, with absolutely no fireworks, firearms, or just general fires (there’s still a no-burn warning in effect). On the subject of things that work better with a little bit…

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