Does the Cop smelling marijuana really mean anything?

Another attorney recently emailed me asking me about what a cop smelling marijuana really means.  It is a very interesting question because smell often comes up in cases involving alcohol and marijuana.  Here are some thoughts: Just because someone’s clothes smell like marijuana (assuming that the cop identified it correctly which is not exactly a […]

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Top 10 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney, Even Before You Have Been Charged

10. This won’t go away: If they took your blood, they are going to find something. Whether it is alcohol or prescription drugs, you can expect a charge as soon as the blood reports get back from the lab. 9. Intimidation: When we are retained, we fax the officer to make sure they know that […]

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I Just Got a DUI- What Do I Do Next?

Anyone who was out and about in Central Pennsylvania, must have noticed the increased number of DUI patrols and checkpoints in the area, especially in Harrisburg, York and Lancaster.  If you were on of the unfortunate ones to get arrested, you are probably upset and confused. Will I go to jail?  Will I lose my […]

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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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Why Do You Support DUI?

Why Do You Support DUI?

In my years of defending DUI cases in Pennsylvania, one of the most common misconceptions I come across is people questioning why I support DUI.  The fact of the matter is, I don’t support drunk driving.  It is dangerous and many lives are needlessly lost because of DUI each year.  Asking a DUI defense attorney […]

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