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Penalties for Underage DUI in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, driving under the influence of alcohol carries very harsh penalties. The penalties only increase when you are charged with a DUI while being under the age of 21.  Not only are the legal penalties increased but the effects on car insurance rates and future employment are also severe. Driving Under the age of 21 […]

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What are the penalties for an Underage DUI?

With Halloween this week, you can expect many DUI checkpoints and arrests.  This is the way law enforcement works. A high number of those arrested will inevitably be young adults or teenagers.  Here is some information on underage DUI penalties: The Legal Penalties for an Underage DUI in Pennsylvania (BAC 0.02-0.159%) 1st Offense 2nd Offense 3rd Offense Prison […]

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How a DUI Affects College Students

Let’s begin with the admissions process.  If  you received a DUI charge as a high school student, you already faced the agony of having to tell your parents.  Now you must face disclosing the DUI on the college application.  A DUI may or may not prevent you from being admitted to college, but if you […]

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Hershey Stadium Concert Series

With the upcoming concert series and festivities announced at Hershey Giant Stadium, I thought it would be good to discuss some of the common charges people are arrested for at such events. Underage Drinking The penalties for underage drinking in Pennsylvania include: Up to 90 days in jail First offense – 90 day  driver’s license […]

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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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New Teen Driving Laws Leave the Potential for Abuse

New teen driving laws recently signed into law, change the ground rules for teen driving and also open new doors for law enforcement, which can be abused. As part of the new measures, police will now be allowed to pull over drivers under 18 for not wearing a seat belt.  This was previously not the […]

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Underage Drinking in PA

There has been a lot of discussion about underage drinking especially considering the Saint Patty’s Day celebrations that took place over the weekend and tomorrow.  There were many unfortunate incidents that arose from the increasingly popular student drinking holiday at Penn State University.  This has a lot of people asking questions about Pennsylvania laws related […]

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Dear PA DUI Attorney: Underage DUI

Underage DUI: Do I have to tell my parents Dear PA DUI Attorney, I am a 19 year old out of state college student and was recently arrested for DUI in Harrisburg.  Besides the legal aspects I am concerned that if my parents find out they will stop paying my tuition.  Do we legally have […]

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PA DUI Mailbag: I Thought .08 was a DUI in PA?

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, My 20 year old son was charged with a DUI while he tested at […]

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