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Craig Jacob Rosenstein

Scottsdale DUI / DWI Attorney.

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  1. Can I restore my civil rights for a 1st time felony DUI in AZ if I have not finished paying my court fine?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    2. David Kephart
    3. Michael Aaron Neufeld
    3 lawyer answers

    Almost every Judge that we have put this same issue before, will deny the request because of outstanding fines. I would suggest waiting until your fines are paid off before filing any applications, unless extraordinary circumstances can be articulated as to why you absolutely need your civil rights reinstated early. Craig Rosenstein Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC (480)248-7666

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  2. Off road DUI , i live in Arizona and was in glamis and got a DUI , was not arrested and blew over . 08

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. John A Schill
    2. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    3. James L Heard III
    4. David B Pittman
    4 lawyer answers

    DUI's are generally what are known as cite and release charges. That means that the officers gather evidence and then release you sometimes with a ticket with a Court date and other times without any documentation. In the latter cases, they are usually waiting for a chemical test (blood or urine results) to come back and then will file the charges through the prosecutors office. If it is a misdemeanor DUI the State has 1 year to file the charges or the statute of limitations runs. Best of...

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  3. My husband is violating his AZ license suspension

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    2. Kyle Green
    3. Barry Franklin Poulson
    3 lawyer answers

    If you are driving for a reason other than the limited exceptions articulated (to work and back, to school and back, to medical appointments, etc.) than you are technically driving on a suspended license in accordance with 28-3473. This is a class one misdemeanor. If arrested, his car will be towed and put on a 30 day hold, and he could face all of the consequences of a class one misdemeanor. Craig Rosenstein Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC (480) 248-7666

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  4. My Smart Start ignition interlock said "WARN" when I started my car, but I wasn't drinking, what do I do?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    2. Aaron Michael Black
    2 lawyer answers

    The ignition interlock works on fuel cell technology. It can easily be effected by substances other than ethanol that it thinks is ethanol. The most common culprit is fructose or the sugars in fruits. In addition to Mr. Black's sugestions, I would also recomend immediately turning off the car, rinsing your mouth out thoroughly with water, waiting 5 minutes and restarting the car. The purpose is to create a record in case the interlock company reports you to MVD, you will then be able to show...

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  5. I want to know how my boyfriend could avoid jail time? or if he did have to stay in jail whats the most he would be there for?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    1 lawyer answer

    If your boyfriend is being held at the Durango facility, he is likely a minor. If that is the case, then the amount of alcohol in his system is irrelevant, they only need the presence of alcohol. A judge's decision in issuing a bond, is to make the smallest amount necessary to ensure that a person will show up. So you should get the Public defender as much information as possible to show that he has strong ties to the communnity and will show up this time to Court to answer the charges. If...

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  6. A friend was charged with DUI over 20 years ago in AZ. She didn't show up for court. She now lives in Iowa. How to clear this?

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Colin Christopher Murphy
    2. William W Housley
    3. Jay Scott Finnecy
    4. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    5. Randall Lynn Jackson
    5 lawyer answers

    Everyone is basically correct. Since the Nation's MVD's have begun communicating this type of problem has become more common. We often are able to resolve extremely old cases very effectively without our client's ever having to come back to Arizona.

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  7. Can a dui show up from another state?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. John Lawrence Buckley
    2. Jeri Beth Katz
    3. Gretchen Kelley Brantley
    4. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    4 lawyer answers

    Most times the prior DUI will show up if the Prosecuting attorney is doing their job. However, most states have a proscribed look back period. In Arizona for instance, the State is allowed to look back 7 years to be able to allege the prior (not long ago it was only 5 years and Arizona is particularly harsh on DUI arrests). Therefore, despite your friends prior from 15 years ago, the liklihood of it being used against him/her is remote.

  8. Can a peron with suspended licence in california for DUI [2nd conviction in 9 years]. Drive electric scooter?

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Robert Lee Marshall
    2. Matthew Edward Williamson
    3. Edward Jerome Blum
    4. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    4 lawyer answers

    The short answer is no. Loss of license typically disaalows use of all mechanized transportation devices. Registration with the MVD is not the criteria in which the analysis is done (although I agree it should be).

  9. DUI /Probation Violation consequences

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Craig Jacob Rosenstein
    1 lawyer answer

    The Judge is almost always the final decision maker, but depending on your State, and frankly your Judge, he/she will usually either take your PO's recommendations, or has already delegated those decisions to your PO.