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CHAPTER 3:

Super-Extreme DUI

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Super is Misleading

There is actually is not statute in Arizona that uses the term “super” Extreme DUI.  The offense of having an alcohol concentration of .200 (+) is a subsection part of Arizona’s Extreme DUI statute. 

Super-Extreme DUI Phoenix Lawyer

As with an Extreme DUI, a person charged with “Super-Extreme” will receive multiple charges.   

The 4 Charges

#1, #2, #3 & #4

Super-Extreme DUI Citation

Impaired by Alcohol, Drugs, Etc...

Driving with .08 BAC
Extreme DUI - Driving with .150 BAC
Super-Extreme DUI - Driving with .200 BAC
Super-Extreme DUI Citation (Arizona)

Being convicted of Super-Extreme DUI and the other three DUI offenses – doesn’t increase your punishment.  By law, the penalties for the Extreme DUI, the .08 BAC charge and Impairment charge must run concurrent to each other.

A.R.S. 28-1382. Driving or actual physical control while under the extreme influence of intoxicating liquor.

A. It is unlawful for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle in this state if the person has an alcohol concentration as follows within two hours of driving or being in actual physical control of the vehicle and the alcohol concentration results from alcohol consumed either before or while driving or being in actual physical control of the vehicle:

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2. 0.20 or more.

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Unless there are other factors, specifically identified by law, a DUI is a misdemeanor offense.  

Misdemeanor DUI cases are usually prosecuted in Municiple (City) courts or Justice Courts.