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Fourth of July One of Deadliest DUI Days on the Calendar

We can all agree that the 4th of July holiday is a time when some of the best parties are thrown in the largest cities in America. Huge parties to celebrate our Independence Day are held throughout our country from Philadelphia, New York, and Los Angeles to Washington, Atlanta, and Charlotte. However, it is not… Read more »

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Evidence Suppressed in Erie County DUI Case

Attorney Grant Travis successfully represented his client against drunk driving charges in Erie County by having the evidence obtained in an illegal traffic stop suppressed. What Happened? The defendant in the case had been charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (General Impairment) and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (High Rate of Alcohol,… Read more »

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Penalties for Underage Drinking and Driving in Pennsylvania

Parents often feel they aren’t heard enough on their teenagers when they try to explain the dangers of alcohol consumption. Underage drinking is not only dangerous — it is illegal in every state. Explaining the penalties for a conviction on a charge of underage drinking may have more of an impact that simple telling your… Read more »

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Pennsylvania Governor Expands Ignition Lock Law to First Time DUI Offenders

Governor Tom Wolf is expected to sign a measure into law that expands the current ignition lock law in Pennsylvania to drunk drivers facing a first-time charge. The Senate recently passed the measure unanimously and the House passed the bill as well. A 2003 law on the books requires any individuals convicted of multiple DUIs to… Read more »

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Can a Witness Help Me with a DUI Charge?

Don’t Count On A Witness To Remember Everything There are many different reasons that you should hire a Pennsylvania attorney in the event that you have been accused of driving under the influence, but one of the leading reasons is that you should never count on a witness to be your sole method of arguing… Read more »

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The Biggest Mistake Made in Pennsylvania DUI Cases

Individuals who have been charged with driving under the influence in Pennsylvania may fall prey to many different misconceptions about how DUI cases unfold. The biggest mistake people make is thinking that your case can’t be won. If you speak to an inexperienced attorney or one who is too busy to give you the proper level of… Read more »

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Most Common Police Mistakes in a DUI Investigation

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in Erie, Pennsylvania, you likely have many questions about how to best protect your rights going forward. One of the most important things you can do for your case is to retain an Erie PA DUI lawyer as soon as possible. Police Are Human And Do Make… Read more »

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How Long Does a DUI Really Stay on My Record?

Repercussions Of A DUI Conviction in Pennsylvania Being accused of a DUI is bad enough, but being convicted of one means that you might be facing repercussions that will follow you for years to come. As soon as you are accused of driving under the influence, contact a knowledgeable Erie DUI defense attorney to help… Read more »

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Charges Dropped In DUI Case Demonstrating an Important Loophole

On November 18, a Tennessee man waived his hearing in a DUI case and prosecutors withdrew an aggravated assault charge against Roy Lawson. Lawson’s vehicle left West Lake Road in Girard Township and plowed through yards and mailboxes in the fall, leading to charges against him. Why Blood Alcohol Content is So Important in Erie… Read more »

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Operation Nighthawk Nets over 50 DUI Arrests

If You Are Charged With a DUI, Don’t Wait To Contact A Defense Attorney About Your Options Early in September, local Erie Pennsylvania police teamed up with state police for a concentrated effort to crack down on people driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol (DUI). That exercise was known as Operation Nighthawk and… Read more »