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Man in Car Next to Cop with Breathalyzer

If you drive a vehicle in Pennsylvania, you have given implied consent to undergo testing of your breath or blood if stopped by law enforcement for suspicion of driving under the influence. If you refuse, the officer can easily obtain a warrant to draw a blood sample for testing.

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A woman blows into a blood alcohol reader in her car

In 2020, 18,412 people were arrested for DUI in the state of Pennsylvania. If you get pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, the officers will likely try and have you perform sobriety tests out in the field. As the driver, you have certain rights and obligations pertaining to these tests. There are things to keep in mind ...

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Drink in Front of Person with Head Down

Drinking and driving is considered a top safety issue in Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), there were 49,730 DUI arrests statewide in 2018. Pennsylvania's DUI law prohibits driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or more.

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Shot glasses, keys, and handcuffs on a table

If you’ve been charged with a DUI, you may feel like you’re alone. Unfortunately, DUI charges are becoming alarmingly more common. According to the Pennsylvania DUI Association, there were 9,811 alcohol-related crashes in 2018 alone. Getting charged with a DUI may feel like a life-crippling sentence, but it doesn’t have to be. Fighting that charge to get it reduced can ...

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Car pulled over by 2 police cars

Impaired driving is a serious offense in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. However, there are some myths and false assumptions that surround Pennsylvania DUI cases. Without proper guidance or experienced representation, a defendant could easily face serious ramifications and even end up behind bars.

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United States Capitol Building

As of Inauguration Day, the fallout from the Capitol riot on January 6 continues to shake the nation. A still-growing list of nearly 100 people arrested by January 20 included nine individuals from Pennsylvania. Federal authorities, including the FBI and Capitol Police, are still investigating and bringing charges.

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Drunk driving, known as driving under the influence (DUI) in Pennsylvania or driving while intoxicated (DWI) in New Jersey, is a serious offense. Even on a first offense, you could be fined, spend time in jail and face a one-year driver's license suspension. The penalties for second-offense DUI are even more severe.

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If you are like most people, the Coronavirus pandemic has forced you to think about mortality, financial security and end of life decisions. Most of the country is idle, and many people are taking that time to get their affairs in order in the event that tragedy strikes. Have you chosen to formulate a basic estate plan?

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