The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, along with many other states, offers a DUI First Time Offender Program that offers many advantages and benefits if you enroll and complete the program. In Pennsylvania this program is called Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition. It is more commonly known as ARD. It is a wise move to enlist the help of a skilled West Chester criminal defense lawyer to see if the ARD Program is a good fit for you.
Contact the Kennett Square criminal defense attorneys at Donze & Donze to discuss your case, your rights and how the ARD Program can benefit you. Dial (610) 444-8018 for a free initial consultation.
Pennsylvania ARD Program
If you have been arrested for DUI in Pennsylvania please call Chester County ARD Program Lawyer Jane Donze at 610-444-8018. Ms. Donze is a skilled Drunk Driving Defense with a proven track record of helping her clients reap the benefits of the Pennsylvania ARD Program.
Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Eligibility
By and large any first time DUI offender in Pennsylvania is eligible for the program. There are a few exceptions such as being a minor and getting a DUI. If you have a history of serious and multiple traffic violations you may have a hard time getting into the ARD program. If, when you were pulled over for your DUI you had a child under the age of 14 in the car with you the ARD program will not be an option for you.
Benefits Of The Pennsyvania ARD Program
Since a DUI is a crime anyone can commit regardless of race, class, education level or socioeconomic status Pennsylvania offers a program for first time DUI offenders. This makes sense as the legal system acknowledges that you may have just made a one time mistake. Some benefits and advantages of enrolling in the ARD program are:
- Avoiding Jail Time
- Minimal Drivers License Suspension
- Possibly Having Your Record Expunged After Completion Of ARD
Contact A Chester County ARD Attorney
Working with a Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer who is familiar with the ARD program is very advantageous and makes perfect sense. Ms. Donze will explain all possible options to you so you can make the best choice regarding the ARD program. Call West Chester, Pennsylvania DUI Defense Attorney Jane Donze at (610) 444-8018. You can also email Ms. Donze by clicking here. With many years serving those accused of drunk driving throughout Chester County, PA Ms. Donze will defend your rights while attempting to keep the negative consequences of your pending drunk driving charges to a minimum. She is aware of the fact that you may have just made a one time mistake. In addition, she will do her very best to convey that to the prosecution. Achieving the most favorable outcome possible for you is his number one concern. This will help you to get your life back on track.