Tag Archives: Pennsylvania DUI Penalties

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Pennsylvania DUI Penalties [Infographic]

Pennsylvania has some complex DUI laws. It is important to understand the different level and categories as well as the consequences you will face outside of court.

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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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Sen. Lloyd Smucker Demands More Stringent DUI Laws

On July 8, 2014, Meredith Demko died in a car accident. Repeat DUI offender, Thomas Gallangher Jr. was responsible for this and was charged accordingly.  In response to Meredith’s death, Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster) is currently calling for tougher laws “to prevent fatal DUI car accidents.” Sen. Smucker has proposed a bill demanding more stringent DUI […]

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DUI Cases Involving Death

Tragically, sometimes DUI allegations involve the death of another.  These cases are traumatic on many levels.  When it comes to the person accused of such a crime, not only is there a severe level of remorse and psychological trauma, but there is also the fear of what will happen next. Pennsylvania DUI Homicide Laws and […]

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How Much Does a DUI Cost? Fines

One of the most common questions about when someone is charged with a DUI is “How much is the going to set me back?” Because of the nature of DUI penalties and the different way they affect different people, this is a complicated question to answer.  During this series, we will try to explain the […]

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How a Pennsylvania DUI Can Stop You from Hunting

In Pennsylvania, it’s hunting season: Around this time of year we get a lot of questions about whether people convicted of a DUI can lawfully possess a firearm. Basically there are two areas to look at, State and Federal laws: Pennsylvania State Laws Under Pennsylvania law, a person who has been convicted of driving under […]

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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 Underage DUI Laws in PA (Part 2)

Underage DUI Laws in PA (Part 2)

In our last post, we examined the legal penalties and additional consequences for an underage DUI in PA. Today we look at other related offenses and how to defend and underage DUI charge. Underage Drinking If you are charged with and underage DUI, it is likely you will also be charged with underage drinking.  The […]

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Underage DUI Laws in PA

With schools and colleges off for the summer, teenagers spend a lot of their free time on the road.  As part of our series “Summertime – DUI Time.”  We take a closer look at Underage (Under 21) DUI in PA. If you are between the ages of 18 and 21, and convicted of a DUI, […]

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Another Reason to Fight Your DUI: Increased Car Insurance

There are many reasons why you should fight your DUI charges. A professional DUI attorney can guide you and help you calculate the penalties involved.  One of the long-term costs associated with a DUI conviction are increased auto insurance premiums. Especially for those who do not have a perfect driving record, a DUI can really […]

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