How a Felony Drug Charge can Affect your Career: Chiropractors

Drug charges are very prevalent and unfortunately, many times the police charge the wrong person as the “kingpin”. A common scenario is when the police arrest someone who is a user and, instead of charging them with simple possession, they charge them with Possession with the Intent to Deliver (PWI) or another higher grade offense….

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Felony DUI Laws in Pennsylvania

Recent changes to the Pennsylvania penal code have upgraded certain DUIs from misdemeanors to felonies. If you have been charged with a DUI, it is important that you understand these changes, especially if you are a repeat offender. These recent laws were passed to target “habitual offenders”. By grading certain DUIs as felonies, judges now…

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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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As Fetterman continues his marijuana listening tour, what does legalization mean for DUI enforcement?

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has recently started touring Pennsylvania to hold public forums on the legalization of marijuana. Fetterman is an advocate for legalization and Gov. Tom Wolfe has said it may be time for PA to legalize marijuana as well. (See also: Fetterman starts marijuana hearings in central Pennsylvania) But the question still remains,…

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