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Anatomy Of A Successful Dismissal Of A DUI & Vehicular Homicide While DUI Charge

My client was charged with multiple charges relating to the death of his passenger while he was driving his 4-wheeler on a road. Here's how I got his charges dropped: Relevant facts After he was questioned by the police, he was taken to a local hospital where his blood was drawn. The hospital-based blood test result was a little over .03 which is 250% BELOW the legal limit of .08 for a DUI in Pe... Read More

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Vehicular Homicide While DUI

Vehicular Homicide While DUI; A Second Degree Felony Have you or someone you know been charged with Homicide by Vehicle While Driving Under the Influence? This charge is also well-known as "Vehicular Homicide While DUI" or "Vehicular Manslaughter While DUI," and has serious consequences of up to ten years in prison along with a $25,000 fine for each death caused. Homicide by Vehicle While DUI ... Read More

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Involuntary Manslaughter While Driving a Vehicle

Involuntary Manslaughter While Driving a Vehicle Is a Life-Changing Offense If you were involved in a traffic accident that resulted in the death of another driver or pedestrian, you may be charged with Involuntary Manslaughter While Driving a Vehicle. We understand this may be an extremely difficult and emotional time for you, and the legal implications further exacerbate the situation. Brian Ma... Read More

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Aggravated Assault by Vehicle

Aggravated Assault By Vehicle Is a Serious Crime in Pennsylvania. When most people hear the word "assault," they think of physically fighting or verbally threatening another person. However, if you were involved in a traffic accident whereby someone else was seriously injured, you may be charged with Aggravated Assault by Vehicle. Specifically, the charge of Aggravated Assault by Vehicle is appro... Read More

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Vehicular Homicide (also known as Homicide by Vehicle)

If you were involved in a traffic accident that resulted in the death of another driver or pedestrian, you may be charged with Vehicular Homicide. We understand this may be an extremely difficult and emotional time for you, and the legal implications simply exacerbate the situation. Brian Manchester can help you through this process by explaining your rights and options, and aggressively defendin... Read More

Atty. Manchester Represents Man Accused of Vehicular Homicide & Involuntary Manslaughter

TYRONE, Pa. -- A Centre County man authorities say hit and killed a PennDot worker earlier this year is headed to trial. “As I've said all along, this is just a tragic accident. When they're talking about speed, all they have is my client's statement -- my client who was just in a serious automobile accident where a man lost his life,” said Brian Manchester, Hu’s defense attorney. “That... Read More

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Some Defenses For Drug DUI Cases

I was going over the latest PA Bulletin on the minimum detection levels for a case and I wanted to share some information about it because I often get calls on this topic. In summary, if a Schedule I, II, or III controlled substance is not on this list (attached) it isn’t admissible pursuant to 1547(c)(iv). Remember benzodiazepines are Schedule IV so they are not covered by this Bulletin. The... Read More

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Why Is The Court Requiring A Hearing On Bail?

Bail hearing can be scheduled by either party, either by the Commonwealth or by the Defendant. Most of the time a bail here is requested by the Commonwealth because they are either asking to have the bail increased or to have the bail revoked for some alleged violation of the bail conditions. A Defendant can ask for a bail hearing to either reduce the amount of bail set, to change the type of bail... Read More

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Consequences For Refusing A Breathalyzer Test

In Pennsylvania, there are two ways that the Commonwealth can gather evidence that will result in a Blood Alcohol Concentration Level: Blood test. Breath test. Now it is important to differentiate that there are two different types of breath test. There is the portable breath test that officers give to you on the side of the road, this test can be refused if you so choose. Then there... Read More

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DUI Charges

http://www.sungazette.com/news/police-fire-court/2017/11/20-motorists-to-face-dui-charges-in-county-court/   If you have been charged with DUI in Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania or any other crime in Pennsylvania then please call our law office at 1-800-243-4878.... Read More

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