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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Welcome to our new blog series where we will drive you through the DUI process from the time of arrest all the way to trial. There may be a number of signals that can trigger an officer to suspect you of driving under the influence. For example, you might have been driving too slowly, changing lanes…

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Judge Coaches Prosecutor in DUI Case

Judges are supposed to be neutral, detached and wholly impartial.  Sometimes, they are not: Former Mount Laurel judge reprimanded by N.J. Supreme Court A former Mount Laurel municipal judge, who still presides over courts in Delanco and Palmyra, was reprimanded Friday by the New Jersey Supreme Court for being partial to the state in a…

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Suspending a driver's license in a DUI case before a court ruling is unconstitutional.

Suspended Before a DUI Conviction- Is this Even Constitutional?

According to local reports, a judge in Northampton County Pennsylvania has suspended the driver’s license of some of those suspected for DUI, even before the matter has been resolved in court: Policy of taking licenses before a DUI conviction draws critics The Salisbury Township woman insisted she was innocent of allegations she had driven drunk,…

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