DUI refusal

A Dui refusal is a term for when a suspect for a DUI refuses to consent to a breath or blood test. When an officer suspects an individual of driving under the influence (DUI), they will ask that individual to submit to some form of testing. defending DUI cases...

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DUI Vehicular Manslaughter

One very serious crime that can accompany a DUI charge is Vehicular Manslaughter. Accidents are one of the most common causes of death in the United States. aggravated assault while DUI In the modern era, cars are essential means of transportation for most people...

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Aggravated assault while DUI

Aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence DUI is defined under chapter 37 section 3735.1 of the Pa criminal code. Defending DUI cases It states that a person commits this act when they negligently cause serious bodily harm to an individual when...

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DUI Field Sobriety Test

One of the main tools that the government has in proving that an accused is guilty of DUI are Field Sobriety Tests. vehicular homicide The Standardized Field Sobriety Test given by law enforcement officers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are typically an...

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DUI Endangering the Welfare of a Child

An individual charged with DUI may also be charged with the more serious crime of Endangering the Welfare of a Child if he is driving drunk with children in the car. The crime of endangering the welfare of a child can be found in Title 18 of the Pennsylvania Crimes...

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DUI Refusing a chemical test

A major issue in DUI cases occurs when criminal defendants are refusing to submit to a chemical test in a DUI case.  DUI rehab When talking about a chemical test, it is a common test to give after someone is arrested for the suspicion of DUI to see if there...

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DUI Homicide

One of the saddest and most tragic types of cases that seems to occur around New Years Day is the charge of DUI Homicide. DUI Homicide is a particularly tragic crime because it almost always involves negligent conduct by the defendant (drinking too much) that lead to...

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DUI ignition interlock employment exemption

Ignition Interlock is not permissible as a result of DUI convictions. Sometimes an individual will be required, for employment purposes, to drive a vehicle for which it is not feasible to install an Ignition interlock device. Defending DUI § 1556(k) provides...

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dui applying for ignition intelock a

To petition for applying for an Ignition Interlock for a DUI first the individual must have received an official notice of suspension or revocation from PennDOT. This notice must then be presented to an approved Ignition Interlock vendor. The approved vendors are...

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DUI Igntion Interlock new rules

Act 33 of 2016 dealing with ignition interlock was passed on May 25, 2016 and went into effect 15 months later - August 25, 2017. Act 33 created a new section to set out the terms of the new Ignition Interlock law. It requires those with suspended licenses due to DUI...

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DUI Ignition Interlock

Ignition Interlock laws in PA are undergoing huge changes. Pennsylvania Act 33 of 2016 amended Title 75 (Vehicle Code) to create a new "Ignition Interlock Limited License". In Pennsylvania, an Ignition Interlock device prevents a vehicle from being started unless the...

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