Lancaster Drivers: Protect Your Rights When Facing DUI or DWI Charges
If you’re a driver whose breathalyzer or blood test showed your blood alcohol level (BAC) exceeded the legal limit, or that you were driving with drugs in your system, you must act immediately. Your window to defend yourself is short. That’s why you should contact a DUI and ARD lawyer at Going and Plank as soon as you can. We’ll listen to your side of the story, and offer legal advice you can trust. We’ll help you weigh your options, help you decide on whether to fight the charges or to try to minimize penalties. A DUI and ARD lawyer from Going and Plank can help guide you onto a legal path that makes the most sense for the circumstances surrounding your DUI charge. We’ll support you and protect your rights during an intimidating process.
The ARD Program
If you’re a first-time DUI offender, you may be able to participate in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition, or ARD, program. If you have a valid driver’s license, and you did not seriously harm anyone while driving you may be eligible, In Pennsylvania, DUI and ARD penalties vary, and each county’s district attorney decides ARD eligibility. This one-time, pre-trial intervention program was created for people with no prior record of DUI convictions. ARD candidates can avoid the challenges of a criminal record as long as they do not become repeat offenders.
Going and Plank will work to get first-time DUI offenders accepted into the ARD program for Lancaster County or surrounding counties. Our legal team can also work to help you minimize or eliminate the serious penalties associated with a DUI conviction. We may be able to help you reduce your license suspension and reducing or avoiding jail time. Our DUI and ARD attorney may be able to have charges dismissed and expunged from your criminal record. Contact us to speak with a DUI and ARD attorney today.
Don’t Give Up. Hire a DUI Lawyer.
Police officers or bailiffs often tell DUI suspects that there’s no point in calling a lawyer. Don’t listen. Don’t give up hope until you’ve shared all the information with an experienced DUI and ARD attorney from Going and Plank. Contact us to help you accurately assess your legal situation and try to find ways to minimize charges or even dismiss cases when possible.
Don’t give up. Don’t wait. Contact us now to schedule a consultation.