Palestini Law – Don’t Be a Turkey

Thanksgiving 2023

According to most TV commercials, the holidays are a joyous time where friends and family gather to enjoy each other’s company, share meals and gifts, and smile happily into the camera while holding a product placement. In real life, we all know that the day before Thanksgiving should only be spent at a bar with…

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AI in the Legal Field

AI Lawyer

The 1987 cinematic classic Robocop was ripe with discussions on policing, politics, and automation, the film itself an advanced study on just exactly what it means to pursue justice from a completely objective perspective. Just kidding, the movie is a pile of hot garbage that spawned several sequels and somehow even a reboot, but nonetheless…

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Can You Drink During an Uber Ride?

With gas prices going up and no end in sight, you probably wish you could use someone else’s car to get from place to place. Thanks to companies like Uber and Lyft, that’s actually… not a bad idea. We’ve talked about it before in DUI articles, but using a rideshare company to get you from…

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Common DUI Defenses

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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Scottsdale Scooter DUI: What to Know

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: What to Know

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: What to Know

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 in Arizona: What to Know

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 in Arizona: What to Know

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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Traditional DUI in Arizona: What to Know

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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