Category Archives: DUI Laws

Permalink to Will a DUI affect my immigration status?

Will a DUI affect my immigration status?

Green Cards and Naturalization Applicants for Green Cards or for U.S. Citizenship who get charged with a DUI often worry about how it will affect their immigration status.  While outcomes will differ on a case to case basis, one thing is for certain, any immigration agencies who do check will find your DUI and it […]

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Ambulance Drivers and DUI

The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services in PA has its own set of penalties for ambulance drivers as it relates to DUI.  It’s not good news. The rules are listed below: If the driver is convicted of a DUI When a person is convicted of a DUI, that individual is prohibited from driving an ambulance […]

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Permalink to DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS  Part 6 of 6: The Trial

DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 6 of 6: The Trial

The day you have been waiting for — the Trial. Understanding the Pennsylvania DUI court procedures can be complex, but with the right attorney, it can be managed to give you a better outcome. In this 6-part big series, we have outlined the legal process. Of course, having an experienced DUI attorney will not only […]

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Permalink to DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS  Part 5 of 6: Omnibus Pretrial Motion

DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 5 of 6: Omnibus Pretrial Motion

Have you recently been charged with driving under the influence? If so, you may be confused by the court process, as there are several steps that must be taken before a case actually goes to trial. An experienced DUI defense lawyer can assist you in navigating through the complicated court proceedings. Step 5. Omnibus Pretrial […]

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Permalink to THE DUI SINK HOLE  – BEATING THE DUI CHARGE (Part 5 of 5)

THE DUI SINK HOLE  – BEATING THE DUI CHARGE (Part 5 of 5)

When charged with a DUI, you may feel that you are stuck in a deep hole and there is no way out. Don’t despair. In this blog post, we will discuss ways to combat a DUI charge and ultimately get out of the hole. Here are some defenses that our DUI attorneys can use to […]

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Permalink to DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS  Part 4 of 6: The Discovery Phase

DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 4 of 6: The Discovery Phase

Welcome to part 4 of this six-part blog series, “Driving Through the DUI Process,” where we explain the Pennsylvania court process for DUI charges.  Today we will explore the discovery phase. Step 4. The Discovery Phase Ironically, the name may depict a scene of a bunch lawyers and judges peering into some mystical crystal ball that holds your […]

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Permalink to DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS  Part 3 of 6: The Preliminary Hearing

DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 3 of 6: The Preliminary Hearing

One of the most confusing parts of fighting a DUI is wondering how the “whole thing” will go – especially if you’ve never seen the inside of a courtroom. In this six-part blog series, “Driving Through the DUI Process,” we aim to present a step-by-step explanation of the typical DUI court proceedings in Pennsylvania. Step […]

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Permalink to DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS   Part 2 of 6: The Arraignment

DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 2 of 6: The Arraignment

If you have been charged with a DUI, you are probably losing sleep over what is going to happen next. In this six-part blog series, “Driving Through the DUI Process,” we will present a step-by-step explanation of the typical DUI court proceedings in Pennsylvania. Having an experienced DUI attorney by your side early in the process can make […]

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Permalink to How DUI lobbies are robbing you of your Constitutional Rights

How DUI lobbies are robbing you of your Constitutional Rights

MADD and other drunk driving lobbies lobby the government to release millions of dollars worth of grants to police departments to carry out drunk driving initiatives.  The departments, in turn, set up roadblocks to arbitrarily stop drivers.  For example, it has been noticed that police officers camp out at a certain point and stop drivers for […]

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Permalink to When do prescription drugs expire in Pennsylvania? Warrantless Fishing expeditions in DUID cases by the Government

When do prescription drugs expire in Pennsylvania? Warrantless Fishing expeditions in DUID cases by the Government

As more and more efforts by our government are being made to try to criminalize legitimate medical palliative care issued by a trained clinician, the more a DUI lawyer has to learn and know about the law and the science behind pharmacology. This is never more true than in the case of Driving Under the […]

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