I got my first dui it was. 125 n I'm trying to get ard will i automatically lose my licence n for how long is there anyway I can avoid losing my licence i have 3 young children tht I take bk n fourth to school n Dr appts I have absolutely nobody to help me if I lose my licence
First you should definitely talk with a DUI attorney in this county. You are looking at a 1 month suspension if your accepted into the ARD program. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania will not give out an occupational limited license for ARD. Your attorney may be able to see about going into ARD at the lowest tier which would not trigger a suspension. In addition, a qualified DUI attorney should go over any possible defenses you may have with your case. Most attorneys will give you a free consultation including myself.
Yes. If you get ARD there is a mandatory 30 day suspension for that level. If you are convicted then there is a one-year suspension +2 days in jail. There is no provision for any type of special license if it is suspended for ARD. If you lose it for a year. than you may be able to get a license to drive to and from work after 60 days on suspension.
The only way to save your license is to convince the DA to lower the level to .09 in which there would be no suspension.
Either way, you should retain an attorney to represent you in court. Most attorneys, including myself, give free consultations.
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Yes very serious stop messing around and hire capable attorney
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