Drunk Driving DUI Defense Attorneys in York County PA
Will I lose my license? For many people who have been arrested for drunk driving, this is the most pressing concern. Yet, a temporary loss of license isn't the worst possible outcome. Penalties depend on your past driving record and range from fines, to license suspension, to jail time.

If you have been accused of violating DUI laws in York County, Pennsylvania, come to Marshall & Smith, PC. Both of our criminal defense attorneys have been protecting the rights and interests of people in Pennsylvania for a combined 45 years. Contact us today to discuss your case.

Skilled Lawyers Guiding People through the ARD Program
If you are convicted on a first violations of DUI laws, you may be eligible for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD). Successful completion of the ARD program may allow you to avoid having a criminal conviction on your record. Additionally, although you will lose your license in the ARD program, this license revocation is generally not as long as the revocation from the criminal courts.

DUI Consequences in Pennsylvania
If you have been accused of DUI, before you make any decisions you should be fully informed of your options and the possible consequences. In Pennsylvania, DUI is a serious crime with serious consequences. Recently, the DUI laws have changed and generally, the punishments are becoming more severe.

Under the current DUI laws, the punishment for a drunk driving conviction will be directly tied to your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). If you refuse to take the test, or if you have drugs in your system, you will be automatically assigned to the highest level.

Although you may lose your license, the new DUI laws offer an Occupational Limited License (OLL) that may allow you to go to and from work and school for some part of your license revocation period.

This information is really only the beginning of what you ought to know when preparing to fight a drunk driving charge, though. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with a skilled criminal defense attorney.