What to Expect if You’re Expecting… a DUI: Preliminary Hearings

What to Expect if You’re Expecting… a DUI: Preliminary Hearings

DUI Preliminary Hearings in PA: A Brief Introduction I frequently represent people all over the Harrisburg area when they are accused of a DUI.  Two of the most frequent questions I get asked are:  (A)  What is a preliminary hearing all about, and (B) Am I definitely going to go to jail or lose my […]

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Truck Drivers and DUI

Truck Drivers and DUI — 2 STRIKES … YOU’RE OUT

For a Pennsylvania truck driver, a first offense DUI carries some very tough penalties. This includes up to 6 months jail time, up to $5,000 fines, 1-year personal driver’s license suspension and 1-year commercial driver’s license disqualification (suspension). Being unable to drive would be crushing.  Many trucker drivers lose their career after the first charge […]

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Pilots and DUI

If you are a pilot who has been arrested for a DUI, there are very specific rules and regulations that you need to follow. As a pilot, you are required by the Federal Aviation Agency to report your DUI motor vehicular offense within 60 days of the arrest under 61.15(e). If you are convicted of […]

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DRIVING THROUGH THE DUI PROCESS Part 1 of 6: The Arrest

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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The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help

The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help [Updated on 26 January 2014 at 905 am EST entitled “The Problem with the Resisting Arrest without Violence charge.”] [Updated on 31 January at 1216 pm EST to include the TMZ link to the GPS records.] There are a lot of my […]

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