Tag Archives: Montgomery County DUI Lawyer

Recently, it was reported that a Collegeville, Pennsylvania,man was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 100 days to five years in county prison after he pleaded guilty to driving with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit in January. The driver was arrested and charged with DUI after he crashed his automobile into […]

In 2014 the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas decided to take all the DUIs that occur in the county and set aside one courtroom, one judge, and one set of district attorneys to handle each and every case to their conclusion. This post is for those who have gotten a DUI and who want […]

Very often I have a client come into my office with a suspended driver’s license.  Armed with their driving record and restoration requirements letter they tell me that, while they have been suspended, they have not gotten any credit for serving their suspension.   This client needs credit because they need to serve their suspension […]

At least once a week someone will call my office and run a certain scenario by me.  It will involve a DUI stop, an arrest, and the question “did I refuse the breathalyzer test”?  Of course, the answer always depends on a variety of factors, the most important of which would be when the request for […]

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 […]

In 2001, Pennsylvania passed a law requiring that any repeat DUI offender must have a device placed on their car after their regular term of license suspension is over.  An example:  a person is convicted of their second DUI offense within 10 years and their blood alcohol level was a .14.  This is a “middle tier” […]

As a Montgomery County DUI lawyer, I have always been baffled but the concept of what the Pennsylvania State Police call the “drug recognition expert” or “DRE”.  This is the cop that is “specially trained” to detect and ferret out those drivers that are driving the roads drunk or under the influence of drugs.   […]