DUI Checkpoint

Field Sobriety Tests in PA

When a person is pulled over under the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in Pennsylvania, there is a series of field sobriety tests conducted by a police officer to establish probable cause to issue a valid arrest. Generally, there is no requirement in Pennsylvania that requires the police to perform field […]

ARD Preliminary Hearing

The first time a defendant gets to test the evidence that the Commonwealth has against them in a criminal case in Pennsylvania is at what is called a “preliminary hearing”.  At this hearing, the Commonwealth must prove that the chances are more “probable that not” that the defendant has committed the crime he has been […]