Independence Day DUI Checkpoints

With Independence Day falling in the middle of the week, many people will be enjoying festivities starting this weekend.  Pennsylvania State and local police have planned accordingly and will be conducting DUI patrols and DUI checkpoints (actually they are DUI roadblocks) all across Pennsylvania. It’s ironic and sad that while we celebrate our independence from…

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DUI Checkpoint in Pottsgrove and Coventries

Police in Lower, Upper and West Pottsgrove, North and East Coventry, Douglass,  and Upper Providence townships will be out in full force for DUI enforcement efforts this week. The multi-jurisdictional group called “Team DUI” will conduct DUI check points at several unspecified locations across western Montgomery County beginning on  Friday (June 29) and continuing through…

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DUI Myth Busters: The Police Have Thorough DUI Training

One of the common misconceptions among the general public, judges and the police themselves, is that police officers have ample DUI training.   I can tell you from my experiences as a DUI attorney in Pennsylvania, that this is not the case.  Whether it is Pennsylvania State Police or local police, the vast majority of officers…

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Bad Manners in Court May Get You a Bad Result

Basic Court Etiquette

Whether it’s a DUI preliminary hearing or a domestic violence case, there are basic courtroom etiquette that are important to follow. Many of these points may seem simplistic or even downright obvious but as many people have never been to court and make mistakes in this regard, I feel it is well worth mentioning. Remember,…

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