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Waive My Preliminary Hearing

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Waive My Preliminary Hearing Should I waive my preliminary hearing? “To waive or not to waive? That is the question.” This is one of the hardest questions in [...]

ARD in PA, Problems in Wyoming

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I got arrested for DUI in PA. While awaiting trial, I moved to Wyoming and got a new driver’s license. I went back to PA to face the music. I took ARD (Accelerated [...]

Rejected from ARD, First Arrest?

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I just got picked up on CMOM (corruption of the morals of a minor). I have never been arrested before. The charge is a misdemeanor. I waived my preliminary hearing. I have [...]

Waiving a Preliminary Hearing

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Why would I waive my preliminary hearing? If you have never been arrested before and your case and you are eligible for ARD (Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition) you [...]

DUI in review

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Its New Years Eve and I thought it appropriate to write a bit about DUI law in PA. After reading Jay’s last post, I thought a practical note would be a relief for some [...]

ARD Twice?

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Can I get ARD a second time? Admission to the ARD program lies in the sole discretion of the District Attorney’s office. Certain factors will automatically disqualify a [...]

DUI After ARD

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I had a DUI two years ago. I got ARD and completed it with no problems whatsoever. I have paid all associated fines and costs. I had the DUI expunged. I just picked-up a new [...]

ARD

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Am I eligible for an expungement if I had ARD (Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition)? even if you were given Yes, if you completed all of the assignments, paid all [...]