Theodore H. Swan Jr.’s Answers

Theodore H. Swan Jr.

Abington DUI / DWI Attorney.

Contributor Level 11
  1. Pulled over on motorcycle for bad tags. blew a .06 but has a cdl and didn't get caught. should he be worried?

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Daniel M. Myshin
    2. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    3. Ted Harvatin
    3 lawyer answers

    Mr. Myshin is correct as usual. Your friend's brother needs to get his tail in gear and start looking for an experienced local PA criminal defense attorney who has expertise in DUI.

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  2. Can a pa probation officer add community service hours to your probation conditions without being court ordered

    Answered about 11 hours ago.

    1. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    2. William A. Jones Jr.
    3. Steven Fisher Fairlie
    3 lawyer answers

    Once again, my colleague, Mr. Jones is spot on. I suggest you follow his advice and speak with the attorney who handled your case.

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  3. If arrested for a DUI in Montgomery County, PA, is it important to get a local lawyer over a Philadelphia lawyer?

    Answered 18 days ago.

    1. Zachary Cooper
    2. Lidia L. Alperovich
    3. Basil David Beck III
    4. Aman M. Barber III
    5. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    I agree with my colleagues. As I stated in my other answer to the "shadow" of this question, contact an experienced Montco lawyer for all the reasons given in the previous answers. While there are many excellent attorneys in Phila and elsewhere, I still believe in a "home court advantage".

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  4. Is it possible to get a Tier III DUI (.14 + marijuana) knocked down to a Tier I?

    Answered 18 days ago.

    1. Zachary Cooper
    2. Geoffrey David Hood
    3. Lidia L. Alperovich
    4. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    5. Robert C. Keller
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    Contact an experienced DUI lawyer in the jurisdiction asap to discuss your case. The .14 + MJ makes it difficult. Usually, the locals don't use labs for check points. Where did this happen and when?

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  5. I'm going out of state the day before my ard trial, can I get my trial postponed?

    Answered 28 days ago.

    1. Megan D. Hazel
    2. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    3. Julia E. Simmons
    3 lawyer answers

    Ms. Hazel is spot on with her answer. If you are representing yourself (pro se), this is another reason that it is never a good idea for a person to represent themselves. If you have an attorney, stop wasting your time on this site and ask him or her to look into it, These court dates in Bucks County are not set at the 11th hour so there should have been ample time to adjust your schedule.

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  6. Is there a time limit to be charged with a DUI?

    Answered about 1 month ago.

    1. James W. Zerillo
    2. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    3. Julia E. Simmons
    3 lawyer answers

    Mr. Zerillo is spot on with his answer. Have your husband contact a Montgomery County DUI lawyer asap.

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  7. Are all criminal bench trials open to the public in Montgomery County, PA? Are there any restrictions from attending?

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Thomas J. Wagner
    2. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    3. Geoffrey David Hood
    4. Michael Lawrence Doyle
    4 lawyer answers

    Yes. All criminal cases other than juvenile cases, are open to public view.

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  8. I just recieved a dui in New Jersey as a New Jersey resident.....will pennsylvania recognize this if I have a pensy licence now?

    Answered about 2 months ago.

    1. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    2. Thomas J. Wagner
    3. Adam D. Zucker
    4. John P Rutkowski
    5. Janine Emily Smith
    5 lawyer answers

    Short answer, "yes" depen ding on the outcome of the case in NJ. Of course, tell your attorney about this.

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  9. DUI

    Answered 2 months ago.

    1. Geoffrey David Hood
    2. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    3. Douglas Lee Dolfman
    3 lawyer answers

    You have not included any facts concerning your charges such as is it a first offense? What was your blood alcohol level (assuming you didn't refuse the test) I have been before Judge Snow a number of times in the past and have had cases with the Buckingham police. The answer to the res of your question is NO. You cann't just pay a fine or something. DUI is not a parking ticket but is a serious offense that is taken very seriously by the Court, police and the District Attorney. You need to...

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  10. Will I be getting off of juvenile probation on my court date?

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Theodore H. Swan Jr.
    2. James W. Zerillo
    3. Tracy Marie Sheffer
    3 lawyer answers

    Mr. Zerillo is correct. The opinion of the PO carries a great deal of weight. The philosophy of Juvenile court is to benefit the juvenile not the convenience of another party, including a parent or guardian. If she is permitted to speak to the Court, her opinion will be given the weight it deserves. You haven't mentioned any history that you share with your mother and your prior behavior. Take her concern as a positive that she worries and cares about you. Many children aren't as lucky....

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