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Doctors and DUIs … a Real Emergency!

At The Town Law, we frequently get calls from doctors who recently got charged with a DUI. Doctors who get charged with a 1st or subsequent DUI are at a great risk of facing disciplinary action from the PA board of medicine. It is essential that a doctor who is charged with a DUI hires an experienced DUI attorney who knows what steps needs to be taken, aside from dealing with the criminal charges, in order to avoid unnecessary problems that could jeopardize their license.

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I Got a Dui and I Wasn’t Even Driving!

Believe it or not, many individuals often contact our DUI attorneys in Pennsylvania stating that they were recently arrested for a DUI despite having not driven their vehicle. While this may seem impossible and flies in the face of reason, many people do not realize that it is possible to fall into this predicament.

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I Got Arrested for Driving with A Suspended License. Now What?

Throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania individuals are pulled over everyday for driving on a suspended license. While this offense may, on its face, appear to be a minor incident, it can lead to serious penalties including jail time. If you are charged with driving with a suspended license, it is important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney who knows the different types of this offense.

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I Got Denied for ARD - Now What?

You've been denied for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (more commonly known as "ARD") - let's face it, it isn't the response you were hoping for. Fortunately, this is not the end of the road and having an experienced DUI attorney will help you through the next steps.

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What is a “small” estate petition?

When an individual passes away and becomes deceased in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it is generally the case that their estate must be probated through the county court‘s register of wills. The cost and time of probating and administering an estate can be taxing on individuals (beneficiaries, executors, or administrators) who have an interest in the estate.

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How ARD Affects Your Next DUI Charge

Throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, individuals get arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Unfortunately for some, they get arrested not once, but multiple times throughout their lives for this offense. With DUI penalties becoming more severe with the more prior DUIs an individual has, it is important to know that ARD can greatly impact not just your first DUI, but any subsequent DUI you receive after that.

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What Is Dui/dus Restrictive Probation in Bucks County?

Probation with restrictive DUI conditions is an alternative to incarceration in Bucks County that can be used to fulfill mandatory minimum sentences for DUI and DUS offenses as outlined in 42 Pa. C.S. § 9763 (c). A defendant can be sentenced to a period of up to 90 days incarceration (without parole) followed by inpatient treatment and/or home confinement with electronic monitoring in order to meet the mandatory minimum requirement.

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What Do I Do After a Car Accident?

Being involved in a car accident can be - and likely is - a very traumatic experience both physically and emotionally. When a person gets in their vehicle, they hardly anticipate or prepare for the possibility that they will be involved in a motor-vehicle accident.

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What Is Possession of A Controlled Substance?

Throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, individuals are arrested every day for drug possession. While this is one of the most common criminal offenses an individual can be arrested for.

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Can My Elder Parent Have a Will Drafted if He/she Has Mental Health Issues?

In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it is assumed that adults have the mental capacity to make rational decisions such as a having their will drafted. There are times however, where an adult may be unable to draft a will because his/her mental capacity makes them unable to comprehend what they are executing in the will.

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