When police pull you over on suspicion of a DUI, there are several things you can do to improve your chances of dropping the charges. Making a mistake might guarantee a conviction, which you do not want. According to the Pennsylvania DMV, your first DUI offense might...
Drug possession convictions no longer affect college funding
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Oct 4, 2021 | Criminal Defense
For many Pennsylvania families, college can be downright unaffordable. To help students pursue higher education, the federal government provides loans, grants and work-study funds to more than 13 million Americans every single year. In the recent past, a conviction...
Is fighting DUI charges worth it?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Mar 29, 2021 | Criminal Defense
Getting charged with a DUI can present challenges. You're upset and the only thing you want is to get your license restored to normal. Perhaps you're not sure what happens next or if it is even worth fighting the charges. Knowing how to manage your DUI in...
How much does a Pennsylvania DUI raise your auto insurance?
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Nov 10, 2020 | Criminal Defense
All states take drinking and driving quite seriously, and Pennsylvania is no exception. While a conviction for driving under the influence may take a personal and professional toll on you, research shows that it takes a large financial one, too. Even as a first-time...
Warrant Needed to Collect Cellphone DATA- SCOTUS
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Jul 9, 2018 | Criminal Defense
Posted on July 9, 2018 by Bruce A. Thomas, Esq. Timothy Carpenter just wanted to go out and rob stores in peace. He never thought that his cellphone would be his downfall and lead to a 116 year prison sentence for his criminal behavior. In his case the...
Factors that might impact the accuracy of a breath test
On Behalf of Thomas & Thomas Attorneys At Law | Mar 8, 2017 | Criminal Defense
Getting pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving can be a harrowing experience, especially if the law enforcement official who does so decides to administer a breath test. Breath tests are given using a device called a breathalyzer, which is intended to give...
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