About Michael Carrucoli
Michael Carrucoli is the founding member and partner of the law firm Carrucoli & Associates. He is a leading PA DUI Lawyer and focuses on DUI Defense & all other alcohol & drug related offenses. Upon completing his undergraduate work at Rutger’s University, Mr. Carrucoli earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, PA.
Mr. Carrucoli began his career at a small Carlisle law firm before becoming a York County Assistant Attorney in York, Pennsylvania. As an Assistant Attorney, Mr. Carrucoli successfully handled many DUI and Drug cases. As a criminal defense attorney, he has represented over 1000 clients having favorable results.
Criminal Defense Attorney Carrucoli has successfully represented individuals throughout south central Pennsylvania in many felony and misdemeanor Criminal law cases including DUI, Drug, Assault, Robbery, Burglary, and Sex crimes. Through Mr. Carrucoli’s vast professional work experience in the Criminal Justice System, he has developed a unique expertise in negotiatiating for his client's position while being fully prepared and capable to litigate. His law practice is almost exclusively dedicated to Defending Drunk Driving Cases in Pennsylvania.
Additionally, he is rated Supurb on AVVO and has earned multiple client appriciation awards. Call us Today for a Free consultation and discover the difference! (866) 596-9384 Click Here to view office locations
Understanding the Consequences
Being criminally convicted of a DUI has numerous negative possible consequences, including:
- Points against your license
- Suspended driver's license
- Increased insurance costs
- Criminal record
- And more
Under Implied Consent in Pa. also known as O'Connell Warnings you will be required to take a chemical test if asked to do so by a police officer. If you refuse to do so and it is your first refusal, you may lose your license for 1 year. If it is a subsequent refusal or subsequent offense, you may lose your license for 18 months.
Chambersburg DUI Overview
DUI refers to Driving under the Influence. This is a term that is used by Pennsylvania for being legally intoxicated or impaired while driving a motor vehicle. The threshold for legal intoxication is when breath test or chemical test registers a blood alcohol content of 0.08% and 0.02% for minors. A DUI is considered a very serious offense. A person charged with a DUI may lose his driver's license or be jailed and fined huge penalties and in some cases one can also end up with a criminal record. This could have very serious implications on your employment opportunities. Under such a situation, it is best to take the help of a professional DUI Lawyer.
A DUI Lawyer can make a huge difference on the outcome of your case related to drunken driving charges. In case you are involved in a DUI case, chose a criminal defense lawyer who is dedicated to handling DUI cases. This is because the DUI lawyer will be familiar with all the DUI laws and drunken driving implications existing in Pennsylvania. It is very vital that you select the right person to defend you. The right DUI lawyer can help you retain your driver's license and also assist you in getting the drunken driving charges either dismissed or reduced.
DUI Attorneys can explain what type of license suspension(s) you will be facing for your particular charges. In some cases there may be no license suspension. However, in other cases there may be multiple suspensions depending on the charges. Additionally, on a second offense DUI (within tens years of the first offense) an Ignition Interlock system will have to be installed in your vehicle.
Professional DUI lawyers help their clients by providing information about substance abuse, alcohol, drinking and drug problems. They help you to find ways to prevent future instances of drunken driving or any kind of DUI related offenses. Furthermore, a good DUI lawyer will help you understand the implication of drunken driving or DUI charges on your driver's license and criminal record. Lastly, a competent DUI Lawyer will also make you understand the impact of a DUI conviction on future employment prospects and car insurance rates.
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