State College Pennsylvania Law Blog

What Can Be Considered Reasons To Stop in a DWI Case? March 20, 2023 | drunk driving

Like most other states, DUI (driving under the influence) arrests are pretty common in Pennsylvania. It is a myth that you must consume alcohol regularly to be stopped by the police for suspicion of DUI, which is not the case. Therefore, it is vital that you understand Pennsylvania DUI laws. The state law outlines that an individual should not be in control of a vehicle if… READ MORE

2023 Guide to Personal Injury in Pennsylvania March 06, 2023 | personal injury

A personal injury claim in Pennsylvania, technically known as a tort, provides a remedy in the court system for someone who has been injured by another party that could have been avoided. Similar to other states, success in a personal injury claim depends on certain elements, proven by facts and documentation, being successfully shown. If not, then the suit fails, and the defending party is deemed… READ MORE

What Constitutes Reckless Driving in Pennsylvania? January 23, 2023 | Uncategorized

Operating a motor vehicle is a privilege that tends to be abused when a reckless driver gets behind the wheel. A driver can cause serious accidents. The act of recklessly driving can have lifelong consequences. That is when you will need to look into employing the assistance of legal counsel from criminal defense attorneys like Engle, Kauffman, and VanHorn. It is important first to understand what… READ MORE

School Zones and How they Affect Tickets in PA January 09, 2023 | Uncategorized

Getting a ticket can always be costly. In Pennsylvania, violating traffic laws while driving in a school zone can lead to increased penalties. If you cannot contest a ticket successfully, you could end up paying large fines and even have your license suspended. With the help of Engle, Kauffman, and VanHorn, you can fight tickets in school zones and avoid steep penalties. What Are School Zones?… READ MORE

DUI Restricted License Options for Certain First Offense Cases December 19, 2022 | Uncategorized

Pennsylvania classifies DUI license offenses into three different levels. They’re based on a driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of the offense. The lowest level of impairment is known as the general impairment category when a driver’s BAC is between 0.08 and 0.10. Then, the middle-level DUI of a driver’s BAC is between 0.10 and 0.159. After that, there’s a high-level DUI when the… READ MORE

What Can Be Considered a Reason To Stop in a DWI Case? December 05, 2022 | Uncategorized

Individuals may find themselves involved in a DWI case if they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, the arresting officers must have evidence to support their findings if there is reasonable doubt. Some DWI cases are dismissed based on a lack of supporting evidence. These cases may fall under one of the following conditions and successfully be dismissed without charges appearing on your… READ MORE

How Do You Get a DUI Dismissed in PA? October 24, 2022 | Uncategorized

Although many individuals accused of DUI believe the system heavily favors the police and prosecution, the truth is there is a surprising percentage of DUI cases dismissed because of procedural flaws. Representation by a skilled criminal defense attorney PA with experience makes DUI cases dismissed and can help you navigate the often complicated criminal procedure in Pennsylvania. Grounds for DUI Cases Dismissed There are many reasons… READ MORE

What Can a DUI Be Reduced to in PA? October 10, 2022 | Uncategorized

A lapse of judgment following a night out could prove costly. If you decide to get behind the wheel of your vehicle in your intoxicated state, you might be charged with a serious violation, DUI. However, there may be a way to get your driving under the influence charge reduced. Here at Engle, Kauffman, and VanHorn, we can present you with the best possible solutions if… READ MORE