Underage Drinking in PA

There has been a lot of discussion about underage drinking especially considering the Saint Patty’s Day celebrations that took place over the weekend and tomorrow.  There were many unfortunate incidents that arose from the increasingly popular student drinking holiday at Penn State University.  This has a lot of people asking questions about Pennsylvania laws related…

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If you are under 21, you really cannot afford a DUI conviction in Pennsylvania.

What are the penalties for an Underage DUI?

With Halloween this week, you can expect many DUI checkpoints and arrests.  This is the way law enforcement works. A high number of those arrested will inevitably be young adults or teenagers.  Here is some information on underage DUI penalties: The Legal Penalties for an Underage DUI in Pennsylvania (BAC 0.02-0.159%) 1st Offense 2nd Offense 3rd Offense Prison…

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A single packet of synthetic marijuana can land you in jail

Hershey Stadium Concert Series

With the upcoming concert series and festivities announced at Hershey Giant Stadium, I thought it would be good to discuss some of the common charges people are arrested for at such events. Underage Drinking The penalties for underage drinking in Pennsylvania include: Up to 90 days in jail First offense – 90 day  driver’s license…

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If you are under 21, a DUI can ruin your future.

Underage DUI Laws in PA (Part 2)

In our last post, we examined the legal penalties and additional consequences for an underage DUI in PA. Today we look at other related offenses and how to defend and underage DUI charge. Underage Drinking If you are charged with and underage DUI, it is likely you will also be charged with underage drinking.  The…

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PA DUI Mailbag: I Thought .08 was a DUI in PA?

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, My 20 year old son was charged with a DUI while he tested at…

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