Thomas A. Gorman Esq.
300 Apache Trail
Sedona, AZ 86336
Telephone: 928-863-0900
Fax: 928-282-0650
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Thomas A. Gorman Recognized As Specialist in Criminal Law Since 1990

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Sedona DUI Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for drunk driving in Northern Arizona, a DUI defense lawyer can help you assert your rights. Sedona DUI defense attorney Thomas A. Gorman provides aggressive defense to clients facing misdemeanor or felony charges in Flagstaff, Prescott, Camp Verde and surrounding areas.

Thomas A. Gorman has more than 25 years of trial and appellate experience, including experience prosecuting and defending persons charged with DUI/DWI. Arizona DUI law and procedure are complex and present many legal issues that a lawyer with experience can raise as defenses.

Know Your Rights: Arizona DUI Penalties

Arizona DUI penalties can vary depending on prior convictions, the amount of alcohol and other important factors. Individuals convicted for drunk driving in Arizona could face the following penalties:

  • First-offense (misdemeanor DUI): First-offense DUI can result in penalties including 10 days to six months in jail (minimum jail time may be reduced to 24 hours with participation in an alcohol treatment/diversion program), 90 days to 360 days license suspension, fines and other consequences.
  • Second-offense (misdemeanor DUI): A conviction for second-offense DUI can result in 30 days to 90 days in jail, one-year license suspension, costly fines and other penalties.
  • First-offense extreme (misdemeanor DUI): Driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .15 or higher can result in elevated penalties for extreme DUI, including a minimum 30 days in jail, 90 days license suspension, enhanced fines and surcharges and other penalties
  • Second-offense extreme (misdemeanor DUI): Second-offense extreme DUI (BAC of .15 or higher) can result in elevated penalties including 120 days in jail, one-year driver's license revocation, costly fines and surcharges and other consequences.
  • Aggravated (felony DUI): Aggravating factors, such as driving under the influence while on a suspended license, with a minor in the vehicle or with two or more prior convictions for DUI within the past 84 months (seven years) can result in enhanced charges and penalties. Penalties for a third DUI offense within seven years include a minimum four months in jail, three-years license revocation, costly fines and surcharges and other consequences.

Coconino County Attorney Providing Felony and Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Statewide

As an experienced and knowledgeable Arizona DUI defense lawyer, Thomas A. Gorman assists clients in understanding the charges brought against them, thoroughly explains their rights and develops a defense strategy based upon meticulous investigation of the facts of the case.

Contact a Northern Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

Contact the criminal defense law office of Thomas A. Gorman for experienced, quality and relentless DUI defense.

Thomas A. Gorman is a trial lawyer & criminal defense attorney who represents clients throughout the state of Arizona for dui, dwi, drunk driving & drug crimes such as possession, distribution & trafficking of cannabis, marijuana, pot, methamphetamine, cocaine & heroin. Also specializing in medicinal & medical marijuana cases, sex crimes, weapons charges, assault & battery, homicide, burglary and theft. Servicing the cities of Sedona, Flagstaff, Prescott, Camp Verde, Scottsdale, Phoenix, Holbrook, Kingman, Tucson and other communities in Navajo County, Coconino County, Yavapai County and Maricopa County Arizona.