State of Utah v. Malloy – Felony DUI Defense in Utah

DUI defense attorney Brian E Arnold offers a free consultation if you are facing any criminal charges including Felony DUI. Call today (801) 475-0123. This case provided below is for education and informational purposes. This post in no way is legal advice or creates an attorney/client relationship. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF UTAH STATE OF UTAH, Appellee, v. ROBERT DENNIS MALLOY, Appellant. Heard Read More

What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI Arrest When you are stopped for a DUI in Utah, you will be facing both criminal charges and a driver’s license suspension. The police officer will confiscate your license and Read More

Debunking the Most Common Myths About “Beating the Breathalyzer”

There are more urban myths surrounding the breathalyzer than any other law enforcement tool. Perhaps your best friend swears she was able to trick the machine by sucking on a penny, or you overheard your coworker boasting how breath spray saved him from a DUI charge. Does it sound too good, too easy, to be true? That’s because it is. Here are some of the more common myths about the breathalyzer, and why they are Read More

What to Expect If You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in Utah

When you get your Utah driver’s license, you may not be aware that you are also automatically consenting to a breathalyzer or blood test if the police suspect that you are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. After the officer reads them the Implied Consent warning, which explains the consequences they could face for refusing to take a chemical test, people are surprised by the substantial penalties that Read More

What to Expect from a Post-DUI Arrest Driver’s License Hearing

DUI cases in Utah are actually a two-part process that consists of the criminal hearings / trial and the ‘civil’ hearing before the Utah Dept of Public Safety - Driver’s License Division. The latter occurs because Utah law mandates the automatic suspension of your driver’s license when you are arrested for DUI or refuse to submit to chemical testing under the state Implied Consent statute. In most cases the Read More

Utah DUI Law: 4 Effective Defenses

Being arrested for DUI has serious implications in Utah. You could lose your driving privileges, which affects your ability to maintain employment. If convicted, your auto insurance rates will go up and, depending on the number of prior DUI convictions on your record, you could be facing a mandatory period of incarceration. If you are charged with DUI, you have four effective defense options available, any one of Read More

Charged with a DUI? Take These Steps Immediately!

If you have been charged with DUI in Utah, you're probably wondering what your next steps should be and what your options are in dealing with the charge. You likely provided a breath, urine, or blood test, but if you didn’t, you have extra cause for concern. Utah has an implied consent law, which means that if you refuse to take a sobriety test, you can be fined and have an automatic license suspension of 18 months Read More

Utah DUI Law: The Baker Time Period

Hire a 5 star DUI attorney (AVVO rated) in the Salt Lake City area. We have the experience you need for your DUI / DWI case. Below is some explanation on the police officers having to observe you before taking a breath test. This is also known as the “Baker” time period. If you have been charged with a DUI in Utah, call today for a free consultation at (801) 475-0123. Before intoxilyzer breath test evidence may be Read More

How a DUI Charge Can Impact the Rest of Your Life

Most people are well aware that a DUI conviction is going to cause them a lot of problems, including financial costs, community service, and possibly jail time. What many people fail to realize, however, is that being found guilty of a DUI can also have a significant on the rest of their lives. Long after the fines have been paid, those with a DUI on their record may struggle with the following issues: Getting (or Read More

Aggravating Factors in Utah DUIs

You’re on your way home from a friend’s birthday party, and all of a sudden you see flashing lights behind you. You might have only had a few drinks, but your BAC is just a little too high and you end up getting a DUI. While this is certainly not an ideal situation, it actually could be much worse. In the state of Utah, a typical DUI can turn into what’s known as an aggravated DUI if there are certain elements at Read More