If you have been arrested for drunk driving in Pennsylvania, the stakes could not be higher. A DUI conviction could result in suspension of your driver’s license, substantial fines, restrictive probation, increased auto insurance premiums and even jail time.
Penalties can increase dramatically for a second or third DWI conviction. In order to fight your DUI charge aggressively, you should have an experienced criminal defense and DUI/DWI attorney alongside — someone who can effectively discredit any and all aspects of your arrest.
Schuylkill County DUI Defense Attorneys For Almost 30 Years In Pennsylvania
For almost 30 years, the Pottsville and Schuylkill County lawyers who have been dedicated to protecting your rights — and your driving privileges — are Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C.
Too many things can go wrong with a DUI arrest. A bumpy road, malfunction of your motor vehicle, inclement weather or your pre-existing medical condition, such as an allergy, could mistakenly convince police that they have probable cause to stop you. Field sobriety and breath testing can provide inaccurate results. Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C.‘s lawyers explore every avenue to preserve your driver’s license and keep you out of jail so you can continue to get to your job and provide for your family.
Timing is important for the safeguarding of your interests in any drunk driving case. For instance, if you don’t request a license hearing in certain cases within 10 days of your arrest, you could lose your right to challenge a license suspension. Our attorneys are highly familiar with the inner workings of PENNDOT. We know the penalties you face, from license suspension and revocation to Pennsylvania’s ignition interlock laws. We guide you smoothly through the system with detail-minded representation and attentive personal service that make a difference.
Contact us immediately if you are a first-time or repeat offender who has been arrested and charged with drunk driving. We have the answers and results you deserve when your freedom and mobility are at stake. Call toll free: 800-858-1532. We also respond promptly to email messages. An evening or weekend appointment is available upon request.
Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., Provides The Answers And Results You Need
Among the many factors we carefully examine, related to your DUI arrest, are:
- If law enforcement had sufficient reasons to stop you, and probable cause to make an arrest
- If the arresting officer read you your legal rights
- Proper administration of the Breathalyzer test
- Accurate blood alcohol content results
One of many points in your favor, if you have been arrested for drunk driving, is that DUI chemical testing in Pennsylvania is far from perfect. We have seen many sources of human error, machine error and lab error in DUI chemical testing and forensic evidence. Our in-depth investigation of your charges can also turn up critical police errors, forensic contamination issues and breath test machine defects and malfunctions. These kinds of issues can spell the difference between a DUI conviction and driver’s license suspension or a reinstatement of your driving privileges.
Contact us today
Your initial consultation with the Reading DUI attorneys of Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. is free of charge. Call 800-858-1532 toll free, 24 hours a day. If you reach us from a police station or jail after an arrest, we can arrange to meet with you there.