In Pennsylvania and all other states, driving is considered a privilege and not a personal right. Anyone formally accused of drunk driving in the state risks losing that privilege. There are various legal challenges that may arise following a drunk driving arrest that are typically best addressed through sound legal counsel.
Theodore H. Swan, Jr., Attorney at Law is dedicated to serving clients in Bucks and Montgomery counties and areas surrounding the greater Philadelphia region. He has been providing effective representation to clients facing DUI charges in the state for more than 40 years. The penalties for being convicted of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol can be severe.
By launching a thorough investigation into the events that led to your arrest, Theodore H. Swan, Jr., Attorney at Law can help determine whether the law enforcement agent that pulled you over in a traffic stop had reasonable cause to do so. Further, an analysis of the events that unfolded thereafter may help determine whether searches and the arrest process itself were conducted in a lawful manner. An experienced criminal defense lawyer is often able to find valid reason for challenging a portion or all of the state's alleged evidence as inadmissible.
Whether the situation you now face is an alleged first offense or you have prior incidents on record, it is advisable to discuss your current circumstances with a lawyer before proceeding to court. You may contact the Pennsylvania office of Theodore H. Swan, Jr., Attorney at Law to request a free initial consultation. This allows us to discuss the drunk driving charges against you in a confidential setting in order to determine all available options.