Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney          (480) 413-1499

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Non-Arizona Residents
Are You From Out of State and been charged with an Tempe, Arizona DUI?
Non-Resident Charged with an Arizona DUI?

Effective DUI Defense for Out-of-State Drivers. If you were charged with drunk driving in Tempe, Arizona but do not live here, you need to be aware of the full implications in your state of residence. A DUI conviction not only carries the possibility of (Arizona) jail time, but will haunt you back home — your driver's license, insurance rates, even your employment or job prospects are at risk.

The Law Office of James Novak prpvides for an immediate DUI & Criminal Defense in Tempe, Greater Phoenix, and Maricopa County courts of Arizona. We have provided DUI defense to many people whose permanently residence is another state: tourists and "snowbirds," students of Arizona State University and military personnel stationed at Luke Air Force Base and other local bases.

Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges in Arizona?
Contact us today at 480.413.1499 for a free initial consultation. We will walk you through the DUI laws of Arizona and the possible ramifications back in your home state. When possible, we can stand in for you in court proceedings. We can often arrange earlier (or later) arraignment if you need to leave Arizona.
Criminal and Collateral Impact of an Arizona DUI

We handle all levels of drunk driving including DUI defense for out-of-state clients, and do the homework to find out what repercussions your case may have beyond Arizona.

* In Arizona, a conviction for per se DUI (.08 BAC) or "impairment to the slightest degree" is a Class 1 misdemeanor. To an employer or other entity performing a background check, you would be lumped into the same category as assault, burglary, forgery or fraud convictions.

* Your DUI arrest records and conviction will be transparent to law enforcement in your state, as well as your state's department of motor vehicles and your auto insurer. An Arizona conviction will usually count toward any license suspension points system in your state.

* If you are sentenced to serve a jail term, we work with the court to arrange to serve that time in your state if possible.

Preventing the Worst.  Criminal defense trial lawyer James Novak uses proven defense strategies to challenge a DUI arrest. If you live out of state, our goal is to help you avoid jail and other consequences of Arizona drunk driving charges.
Call today at 480.413.1499 for a FREE Consultation.

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