A DUI conviction can have far reaching impacts on your finances, your freedom, your reputation and your ability to drive. You are not alone when dealing with the hefty fines, jail time or suspended license.
At Penglase & Benson, Inc., our attorneys understand the stress and anxiety you may be facing after a DUI arrest. You likely have many questions regarding your situation. By the assistance our experienced DUI lawyers in Bucks and Montgomery County, you are arming yourself with the knowledge you need to move toward the best outcome possible. Police officers must follow a certain procedure when arresting and charging an individual with drunk driving. This includes administering a Breathalyzer and blood alcohol level test properly. If this process isn't performed properly or legally, your charges could be dismissed or lessened. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to investigating the circumstances surrounding your arrest in an effort to protect your rights.
As former prosecutors and educators, our firm's name is recognized within the legal community and area courthouses. Our opponents trust our work and see our DUI lawyers in Bucks and Montgomery County as worthy adversaries inside the courtroom and out.
We are conveniently located on North Main Street in Doylestown, PA - just a short walk from the Bucks County Courthouse. You can find parking in a nearby garage or on the street. We are easily accessible by train, bus and via Route 611 or Route 313. Contact Penglase & Benson for a free consultation today.
Want to learn more about Pennsylvania DUI laws? Click here to view the Pennsylvania DUI legislation, which details penalties for general impairment, high BAC and highest BAC. Those convicted of a DUI under the age of 21 face a different set of penalties, which you can view here.
Sentences can differ depending on previous offenses and level of impairment. Click here to view the Pennsylvania DUI law grading and sentencing guide.
First-time and repeat DUI offenders are required by Pennsylvania law to only operate a motor vehicle with an ignition interlock system—a device that the operator must blow into before starting the vehicle. If alcohol is detected on the individual’s breath, the vehicle won’t start. For more information on how the ignition interlock system works, check out the official PennDOT fact sheet.