What happens when you are charged with refusing a breath or blood test in PA?

When you drive in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, you have given your consent to be tested for DUI. This is called “implied consent” and it is covered in Title 75 § 1547: “Any person who drives, operates or is in actual physical control of the movement of a vehicle in this Commonwealth shall be deemed…

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Attorney Dorward Brilliantly Defends PA DUI Case

At The McShane Firm, we pride ourselves on having the the hardest working, most dedicated DUI Attorneys in Pennsylvania.  Recently, Attorney Shawn Dorward secured a total not guilty verdict in a DUI case for a client he had been defending for almost two years.  Most importantly, Attorney Dorward was able to secure a “not guilty”…

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Test Your Comprehension Skills with Pennsylvania DUI Implied Consent Warnings

Pennsylvania DUI Law Review: DUI Refusals Because of Confusion Under  Pennsylvania DUI Law, when you are arrested you are given the Implied Consent Warnings commonly called the O’Connell warnings, which is in PennDOT DL26 form.  It is read word-for-word and often with no explanation of what the legal terms mean or explanation of what the…

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Refusing a DUI chemical test in Pennsylvania

Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer: License Suspension Due to Refusal

Every Friday we take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information about Pennsylvania DUI laws and related topics. Today: Dear Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer, Please explain Pennsylvania’s Administrative License Suspension Law. The Pennsylvania…

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PA DUI Mailbag: Effects on Non-Pennsylvania Drivers

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, I am licensed out of state and was recently charged with a Pennsylvania DUI…

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DUI Mailbag: What Does Invalid Sample and Invalid Test Mean?

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: I was recently arrested for a DUI and taken to the station for testing.  The machine was an…

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