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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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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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Administering an Estate: What You Need to Know

In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, when an individual passes away, any and all possessions owned by the decedent will go into their estate. In the simplest of terms the purpose of estate administration is to pay off debts to all creditors the decedent owed money to during their lifetime, pay all taxes owed, and distribute the remaining money in the estate to the beneficiaries. In order to determine who the beneficiaries are, it must first be determined whether or not a valid will was in place at the time of the decedent’s death. If a valid will was in place, the assets in the estate will be distributed in accordance with the will. If no will is in place at the time of the decedent’s death, the assets will be distributed in accordance with the intestacy laws of Pennsylvania.

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You’ve Been Charged with Drug Possession, What Do You Do Now?

Just because you’ve been charged with possession of drugs does not necessarily mean it will result in a conviction. Contact an experienced drug defense attorney today.

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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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I Have a Commercial Driver's License and Just Got a DUI... What am I Facing?

In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, DUI’s can be a very life-changing and serious offense. This is especially true for individuals who have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). In Pennsylvania, CDL license holders are held to a much higher standard when it comes to operating their vehicles while on public roadways.

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Suppressing the Evidence in Your DUI Case

When an individual is facing a DUI charge, it is paramount to look into various trial issues that can lead to a not guilty verdict. However, in many DUI situations, the case will live or die by the evidence that can be admitted at trial. You may be asking yourself, "how can evidence be made inadmissible at my DUI trial?"

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