Criminal Law Library

How much does a misdemeanor DUI cost in Arizona?

Getting a DUI in Arizona can be very expensive. Between fines, fees, costs of getting an interlock installed on your vehicle, mandatory classes and other miscellaneous costs—it is not cheap. We know it’s not cheap, but how much does a DUI actually cost? The answer is, it depends on a lot of different factors. I’ll break it

Will My License Be Suspended If I Am Charged With a DUI?

****attention – Arizona Dui Laws Have Changed As Of January 1, 2023.*** Many articles that you read relating to DUI laws in Arizona may not be up to date or accurate. Attorney Steven Scharboneau played a key role in the passage of these new laws and even drafted the language to reform Arizona’s DUI laws.

Diversion – A Chance to Earn a Dismissal of Criminal Charges

Can a person charged with a crime really complete some classes and have the charges against them dismissed? The answer is, yes. This type of program is referred to different names across the country, but in Arizona the most common name for it is diversion, deferred prosecution or suspended prosecution. Diversion is supposed to be

Holiday DUI Task Force Season and Why You Should Care

The holidays are right around the corner and along with all the cheer and stress that comes with the season are law enforcement agencies coming out in droves in search of suspected drunk drivers. Make no mistake, it is hunting season. Law enforcement agencies will be partnering with one another, and also with the Governor’s

About the Author – Criminal Defense Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona

Steven Scharboneau is an Arizona attorney practicing criminal defense law and is also a lobbyist with deep roots in the Phoenix Metro area. While he primarily practices in the area of Arizona criminal law, he also practices in other areas where the opportunity to represent the accused presents itself. Beyond the courtroom, Steven advocates for Arizonans impacted by the criminal justice system by working to change Arizona’s criminal laws. Protecting the rights of others from government intrusion is Steven’s passion in life.

This blog is intended to offer explanations of criminal laws and discuss general and basic legal concepts in Arizona. If you have questions or comments specific to a blog entry, feel free to contact me. Nothing on this site is to be construed as legal advice nor to establish an attorney client relationship. If  you would like  more information regarding  your specific situation, you can contact me 24/7 at (480) 363-0090 or through the Contact Me page on this site.