Criminal Speeding

Criminal Speeding Attorney in Phoenix

While it's not uncommon for drivers to exceed the speed limit, the reality is that speeding carries consequences. In Arizona, the consequences for excessive speeding can be severe and result in criminal charges. To avoid potential collateral damages, you should seek the guidance of a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer in Phoenix.

If you've received a ticket for a criminal speeding violation, it's crucial to seek the assistance of an experienced lawyer. Our experienced criminal attorneys can help you mount a strong defense and safeguard your rights. Call for a free consultation to review your case and determine your best options.

What is Considered Criminal Speeding in Arizona?

You can be cited for criminal speeding under these circumstances according to Arizona law and statute A.R.S. § 28-701.02:

  • Driving faster than 35 mph near a school zone
  • Driving over 20 miles above the speed limit in a business or residential location
  • Driving at a speed that surpasses 20 mph over the posted limit, such as 56 mph in a 35 mph zone
  • Drive at a speed exceeding 85 mph, regardless of the posted speed limit, for instance, driving at 86 mph in a 75 mph zone.

It's crucial to remember that the decision to issue a citation for civil or criminal speeding rests solely with the officer.

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Dealing with criminal charges in Arizona can be overwhelming and stressful. Receiving a charge of this magnitude in Arizona when you don’t live here adds an additional stress that you may not know how to handle.
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Penalties for Criminal Speeding in Arizona

In Arizona, criminal speeding is classified as a class 3 misdemeanor. This could result in a maximum of 30 days imprisonment, a financial penalty of up to $500 in fines and fees, a negative impact on your driving record with the addition of 3 points, and a permanent criminal mark on your record. To avoid a driver's license suspension, you must maintain under 8 points on your driving record within one year.

Other violations, such as reckless or aggressive driving, could result in additional charges, leading to harsher consequences like extended jail time and higher fines. Unlike regular traffic offenses, a criminal speeding conviction remains on a person's criminal record for life and cannot be erased. Hiring an experienced criminal speeding attorney in Phoenix can help reduce the severity of penalties, mitigate the daily impact of charges, and safeguard a driver's future.

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Contact a Criminal Speeding Attorney in Phoenix

Contact an attorney immediately if you or a loved one has been charged with criminal speeding. At the Nava Law Firm, you'll be represented by a proactive, detail-oriented, and skilled attorney who is determined to defend your rights.

‍Our firm primarily serves the areas of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, Glendale, and other locations around Arizona. Don't hesitate to contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation.

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The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. Many factors contribute to providing legal advice, including the specific facts of a situation. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. Armando Nava is licensed to practice law in Arizona. We invite you to contact us, but please be aware that contacting us does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until an attorney-client relationship has been established.

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