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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I Got a DUI Over Labor Day Weekend- What Should I Do Now?

Labor Day is supposed to be the last celebration of the summer. Too bad the cops rained on your parade. Every year many Pennsylvania drivers get arrested for DUI during the Labor Day long weekend and every year those of them who choose  The McShane Firm walk away satisfied with their choice. Make the right […]

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The Difference Between a DUI Professional and a Wannabe

Robert Frost once said: A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Choosing the right lawyer is a decision that can have a profound effect on the outcome of your case.  A good lawyer will do everything they can to protect your rights while a bad lawyer can lead […]

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Choosing the right DUI lawyer can make the difference between "guilty" and "not guilty"

What Happens When You Choose the Wrong Lawyer

For a person charged with a DUI, selecting the right lawyer is the most important choice they can make. In my travels across Pennsylvania and across the country, I have noticed a huge difference in the approach that attorneys take in handling DUI cases: There is one group which rigorously prepares and defends DUI cases […]

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Suspended Before a DUI Conviction- Is this Even Constitutional?

Suspended Before a DUI Conviction- Is this Even Constitutional?

According to local reports, a judge in Northampton County Pennsylvania has suspended the driver’s license of some of those suspected for DUI, even before the matter has been resolved in court: Policy of taking licenses before a DUI conviction draws critics The Salisbury Township woman insisted she was innocent of allegations she had driven drunk, […]

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Why The McShane Firm?

Why The McShane Firm?

If you were one of the many Pennsylvania drivers who were arrested for DUI over the holidays, then this is probably a very confusing time for you.  The fact of the matter is, many people arrested for DUI have no previous criminal history and this is their first experience with the criminal justice system.  As […]

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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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