Lehigh County, PA DUI Defense Lawyer
If you are facing DUI charges, have a loved one or a friend who needs assistance with a DWI offense or DUI violation of any kind, the attorneys here at Young, Marr and Associates are prepared to help by providing decades of experience representing individuals charged with their first DUI/DWI offense, a second DUI/DWI offense, or even a 3rd DUI/DWI drunk driving offense.
DUI Laws in Pennsylvania
Drunk Driving laws (BAC .08 or higher) have changed immensely over the past several years. It is now more important than ever that you are represented by an experienced DUI attorney when you go before the judge with your DUI case. You need an attorney who is familiar with the rapidly changing case law dealing with not only your DUI case in chief, but also the suspension or revocation of your Pennsylvania Driver’s license by PennDOT. Familiar with the legal system where you have charged with committing the crime.
DUI Penalties in Lehigh County, PA
Driving while impaired (DWI) or under the influence (DUI) of alcohol can create very serious legal consequences for anyone considering the penalty for drunk driving under current state law. These legal consequences can also vary depending on the circumstances, but certainly all carry potentially life-altering ramifications if the charges involve more than drunk driving and involve DWI or DUI crimes related to an accident, death or other drinking and driving law violation.
Drunk driving can result in a number of different consequences, including but not limited to:
- Mandatory Jail Time
- House Arrest
- Drug / Alcohol Counseling
- Highway Traffic School
- Community Service
- Large Fines
- License Suspension
- License Revocation
- Ignition Interlock
- Vehicle Confiscation
- Impoundment of Vehicle
- ARD – Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition
Our Lehigh County, PA DUI Defense Attorneys Can Help
If you have been charged with a drunk driving offense, hiring the right lawyer can make all the difference. At Young, Marr & Associates, we are dedicated advocates working to defend and protect the rights of every client.
The attorneys at Young, Marr & Associates specialize in defending clients accused of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI/DWI). We have handled thousands of Driving Under the Influence cases and litigated over 5000 criminal cases with excellent results. Whether it is a first time DUI charge or a vehicular manslaughter charge involving alcohol, the attorneys at Young, Marr and Associates have the experience necessary to defend your rights.
As former Deputy District Attorneys with over 30 years of experience, the Lehigh County, PA DUI defense lawyers at Young, Marr & Associates have extensive local experience handling DUI charges. We may employ former police detectives to aid in our investigations. We have experts and specialists available to examine all breath and blood alcohol results. Our dedication to our clients and superior investigatory skills enable us to provide the best possible defense. We leave no stone unturned.
NO JAIL TIME
Commonwealth v. "H" (DUI case)
Client was charged with three separate DUI cases calling for mandatory minimum imprisonment of 90 days on each case. Client was advised to seek immediate intensive alcohol counseling. Client was sentenced to 1 year of house arrest after serving 3 days in the county prison.
Commonwealth v. "C" (Felony drug/Firearms case)
Client was charged with felony Delivery of drugs and illegal gun possession and was facing a mandatory 3-6 year prison sentence in the State prison system. Client was sentenced to one year of house arrest.
Commonwealth v. "S"
Client was charged with simple assault, domestic. After a hearing where evidence and testimony was presented, the entire case was dismissed by Judge Leonard Brown.
State of New Jersey v. "H"
Charges for young man charged with second degree aggravated assault were downgraded to third degree and he was accepted into the County Pretrial Intervention program with charges to be dismissed and record expunged after one year of misconduct free behavior.
OUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM INCLUDES TWO FORMER DISTRICT ATTORNEYS
We have decades of experience dealing with local police departments, prosecutors, and judges throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Anyone facing charges involving a criminal offense can expect to experience a heightened degree of emotional turmoil, for themselves, as well as their family members. Our team of highly qualified criminal law attorneys and expert legal support staff are committed to providing each of our client’s with the compassion and understanding they deserve, as well as an aggressive plan for representation at an affordable price.
As former prosecutors, we have a balanced and in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system and how the prosecution prepares cases. In addition, we have long-standing experience dealing with local police departments, prosecutors and judges throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
At Young, Marr and Associates, when we say “experience matters,” we mean it. Our lawyers, which include two former prosecutors and a former senior deputy district attorney bring more than three decades of criminal law experience, handling more than 10,000 criminal cases. It is precisely that experience that allows us to achieve outstanding results for our clients facing DUI, traffic, felony and misdemeanor charges in state, federal and juvenile courts.