What You Need to Know About DUI Classes in Pennsylvania

If you are convicted of a DUI in Pennsylvania, part of your sentencing will most likely include having to attend DUI classes. How many hours of DUI classes you will have to attend will be up to the judge. Under Pennsylvania law, for a first… read more

8 Tips for Hiring a DUI Lawyer

Most people don’t plan to drive while under the influence. But mistakes, poor choices, and unfortunate circumstances can lead to a situation you never planned for. And when that happens, you need to hire a quality DUI lawyer who can help you in your defense…. read more

What Are Your Choices? What to Do After Getting Your First DUI in West Chester, PA

A DUI (driving while under the influence) arrest can have devastating consequences on many aspects of your life, even if this is your first time dealing with police, prosecutors, judges, and the court system in Chester County or Pennsylvania.  What you do after (and during)… read more

How Often Do DUI Cases Go to Trial?

Driving under the influence is a crime under Pennsylvania law. Therefore, all DUI cases have the potential to go to trial. In reality, only a small percentage of DUI cases go to trial. Most individuals settle drunk driving charges without a trial.  Plea bargains are… read more

Is DUI a Felony in West Chester, PA?

West Chester, PA, home of the West Chester University of Pennsylvania North Campus and many local points of interest, is attractive to both residents and visitors alike. West Chester and Chester County are well-served by local highways, including Pennsylvania Route 3 (PA 3), PA 926,… read more

How Long Does Alcohol Stay on Your Breath?

In Pennsylvania, as in all states, anyone who is suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) can be requested to take a breathalyzer test to determine their blood alcohol content (BAC).  Refusing to take a breathalyzer test in Pennsylvania will… read more

What Happens When You Get A Second DUI In PA

The penalties for a second DUI conviction in Pennsylvania within 10 years are more severe than for a first DUI offense. Being a repeat DUI offender exposes you to harsh criminal penalties and other collateral consequences. At a minimum, you will face mandatory jail time,… read more

Understanding DUI Blood Test Results Time Frame

In Pennsylvania, people who are arrested on suspicion of DUI are asked to submit to chemical testing of their breath, urine, or blood within two hours of when they last drove. This testing is conducted to determine their blood alcohol content or whether drugs are… read more

Can You Get A DUI For Open Container In Chester County PA

In Pennsylvania, most people think of DUIs when they think about alcohol-related traffic offenses. However, driving with an open container of any amount of alcohol in your vehicle can also result in charges. While an open container by itself is not enough to result in… read more

Can A Lawyer Help With A DUI In Chester County PA?

Many people who are arrested for DUIs in Chester County might not know what to do. Some hesitate to talk to criminal defense attorneys because of concerns about the expense. They might also think that they should just plead guilty to get the case behind… read more