Harrisburg DUI Defense Attorneys
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A DUI arrest can be an embarrassing and traumatic situation, especially if it is your first time getting involved in the criminal justice system. A conviction can lead to costly fines, the suspension of your driver’s license, a lengthy jail sentence, and a permanent criminal record. When facing serious criminal penalties, hiring a skilled lawyer is your next step.
Our Harrisburg DUI lawyers at The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter is ready to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. We can investigate your arrest, find any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, help you regain your driving privileges, and help you get the best possible outcome in your case.
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Pennsylvania DUI Laws & Penalties
Drivers who are at least 21 years of age can be charged with a DUI for driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of 0.08 percent or more. Commercial drivers can get charged for drunk driving with a BAC of at least .04, while drivers under 21 can face DUI penalties with a BAC of at least .02.
A first DUI conviction is punishable by a mandatory minimum probation term of six months, a maximum $300 fine, community service, and alcohol safety school. However, if a person has a BAC level of .10 or higher, his/her driver’s license will be suspended for up to 18 months.
A second DUI conviction carries a maximum six-month jail term (with a minimum of five days), a fine of up to $2,500, and driver’s license suspension for up to 12 months. A third DUI conviction carries a maximum two-year jail, a fine not exceeding $5,000, and driver’s license suspension for up to 12 months.
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