Category Archives: Why Fight a DUI in PA

Permalink to The DUI Sink Hole: Part 1

The DUI Sink Hole: Part 1

Being charged with a DUI is a very serious matter. The DUI sink hole opened up for you the minute the officer pulled you over and asked, “Have you been drinking?” But there’s no need to let that hole get any deeper or for you to jump into it. In this 5-part blog series “The […]

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Permalink to You Can Fight a DUI and Win

You Can Fight a DUI and Win

Every DUI case is different, and yours is no exception. We urge you to review the information in this article and contact a qualified DUI attorney to go over your case details.  You can all 1-866-MCSHANE any time, day or night, to discuss your case.   You Can Fight a DUI and Win If you’ve […]

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Permalink to Friends Don’t Let Friends Defend their Own DUI

Friends Don’t Let Friends Defend their Own DUI

Defending your own DUI case is not a smart choice.  For someone without the proper legal training, it will be nearly impossible to challenge the evidence and get a positive outcome.  Here are some reasons why you should not try to defend a DUI by yourself. The Stakes are High While DUI is a very […]

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Permalink to Defend Your Own DUI Charge for $10?!

Defend Your Own DUI Charge for $10?!

I came across a site that advertised a “Complete Guide to Defending Your DUI” for $10.  I’m pretty sure that’s $10 too many. As we have discussed on this blog numerous times, DUI is a very complex field of law.  In many cases, there is no tangible physical evidence, only reports and police opinions.  To […]

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Permalink to More ways a DUI Can Ruin Your Life

More ways a DUI Can Ruin Your Life

One of the problems with DUI laws is that they are very heavy handed and have life-long effects.  Even for someone who has a become a model citizen after their conviction, a DUI conviction can still rear its ugly head when he or she least expects it.  Take a recent instance where an active duty […]

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Permalink to You Made a Bad Decision- Now What?

You Made a Bad Decision- Now What?

In my years of defending Pennsylvania DUI cases, I have found that DUI is a truly unique type of crime.  Many crimes are premeditated, well-thought out intentional acts with a lot of planning.  DUI is not.  DUI is usually either the result of someone who is impaired making a poor decision, a person who does […]

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Permalink to The Story of a DUI Convict

The Story of a DUI Convict

People just don’t take DUI seriously.  For whatever reason, people still try to represent themselves or hire general practitioners who can give them bad advice.  Many people just don’t realize how a DUI conviction can possibly change their lives.  As a Pennsylvania DUI attorney who has fought in courtrooms all over the state and even […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Conviction Stops Man From Entering Canada

PA DUI Conviction Stops Man From Entering Canada

Recently a Pennsylvania man was denied entry into Canada because of his past DUI conviction: It was supposed to be a father-and-son road trip to Alaska. But it ended at the Canadian border – with the father crying and his 18-year-old son driving alone to Fairbanks, where he was stationed with the U.S. Air Force. […]

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Permalink to Dear PA DUI Attorney: Insurance Loss Because of DUI

Dear PA DUI Attorney: Insurance Loss Because of DUI

Pennsylvania DUI: Will I lose my insurance? Dear PA DUI Attorney, I am already paying a high insurance premium because of a couple speeding violations and an accident. I was recently charged with a DUI in York County. Will I lose my insurance? This is one of the reasons you should seek out a qualified […]

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Permalink to Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer: Do I need a Lawyer for a first time DUI?

Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer: Do I need a Lawyer for a first time DUI?

Every Friday we will take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so that we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information.  Today: Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer, For a first time general impairment DUI, do you think I need to hire […]

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