Chris Rike

Another Trip to the MVD

I feel like I’ve been picking on the MVD lately. I want to be clear that I have run into lots of helpful people at the MVD. But some of the experiences I’ve had there illustrate why an entity like the MVD can be so frustrating. The MVD is an administrative agency. They pretty much have free reign to make …

car upside down in median with police car stopped nearby

Top 4 Reasons Drivers Get DUIs

In the course of representing clients in DUI matters, we see four situations come up over and over. These are the situations that most frequently cause the police to come into contact with a driver who has been drinking. It is worth repeating here that most DUI charges do not require the prosecution to prove any impairment. A driver does …

Overheard at the Arizona MVD

Overheard at the MVD

The other day I was standing in line at the MVD. As I was waiting, I was casually listening to the conversations happening to my right and left. I thought I’d share them here. To my left. The man to my left had just purchased a motorcycle. I gathered that the motorcycle had some sort of title issue. The MVD …