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Sobriety Checkpoints Declared Illegal!

Posted by Mike Sherman | Jun 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every week I talk with people who just got arrested for DUI. People are scared of the legal process and they are scared of what impact the outcome of the case with have on their life. Often, these potential new clients have talked with other lawyers who have promised them the sun, the moon, and t...

PENNSYLVANIA IS ABOUT TO GET FELONY DUI OFFENSES

Posted by Mike Sherman | Dec 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, there will be felony DUI offenses. On December 23, 2018, Pennsylvania's DUI law will be changed to include penalties that make certain DUI's a felony offense. What type of charge am I facing for my DUI to be a felony? If you a...

How Accurate are the Portable Breath Tests?

Posted by Mike Sherman | Nov 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every testing device has its limitations. When you use cheaper devices, you normally compromise reliability and accuracy. This holds true when it comes to portable breath tests. Police officers often use small handheld breath devices to test a driver's blood alcohol content (BAC). Unfortunately, ...

What are the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests?

Posted by Mike Sherman | Nov 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the ways police officers screen for DUI is to administer physical tests called the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs). These are a series of three tests: The one leg stand – in which the driver is instructed to stand steadily on one leg The walk in turn – in which the...

Why Mike Sherman? He Wrote the Book on PA DUI Law

Posted by Mike Sherman | Nov 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of DUI attorneys out there. So what sets Attorney Mike Sherman apart from the others? Here are some reasons why: He's a Former Pennsylvania State Police Attorney Another reason you should consider is: He Wrote the Book on Pennsylvania DUI Law Attorney Mike Sherman has co-autho...

A DUI will cost more than you know: Car Insurance

Posted by Mike Sherman | Nov 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

A lot of people tend to focus on the legal penalties for DUI but forget about all the other consequences stemming from a DUI conviction. One of the biggest places you will get hit is on your insurance bill. The reasons are pretty obvious. Any traffic violation will give car insurance companies re...

Important Information for CDL Drivers Charged with DUI

Posted by Mike Sherman | Nov 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many people, a license suspension is a major inconvenience. For CDL drivers, it could spell the end of their career. CDL drivers face stricter penalties for a DUI in Pennsylvania, even if the incident happened in a personal, non commercial vehicle. The main thing to remember is that a DUI con...

Why Mike Sherman? He’s a Former PSP Attorney

Posted by Mike Sherman | Oct 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of DUI attorneys out there. So what sets Attorney Mike Sherman apart from the others? He's a Former Pennsylvania State Police Attorney Attorney Mike Sherman has over 30 years of legal experience. In that time, he has also worked as an attorney for the Pennsylvania State Police. He...

Police Must Have Warrant For Blood Draw In DUI Cases

Posted by Mike Sherman | Jun 04, 2013 | 0 Comments

On April 17, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision that will affect all Pennsylvania motorists. In McNeely v. Missouri, No. 11-1425, __U.S.__ (April 17, 2013), the Supreme Court ruled that, absent exigent circumstances, the police must obtain a search warrant before they can req...

A DUI Lawyer You Can Trust

Posted by Mike Sherman | Feb 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

I explain to every client who walks into my office that there are ways to fight DUI cases but you have to hire an expert. An expert who is trained and educated in the operations of forensic laboratories will often find that the blood or breath test results in DUI cases do not produce reliable res...

DUI Testing In Pennsylvania

Posted by Mike Sherman | Jan 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Truth Should Set You Free If you get pulled over, the officer will probably ask you to get out of the car and do some coordination exercises. Field sobriety tests are tough, and they're the first step in the DUI testing process. You don't get to practice, and if you are overweight, you don't ...

A DUI Stop Can Happen To Anyone

Posted by Mike Sherman | Jan 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The scene is all too familiar: you go out for a couple of drinks. Maybe you stopped on the way home from work to celebrate closing that big business deal. Maybe you were at a wedding where you only had a couple of drinks so your spouse or date could drink. Maybe you went “out on the town” with yo...

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