For residents of Pennsylvania’s Westmoreland County, a DUI / DWI arrest and conviction can lead to very serious personal and professional consequences. This is why it is important to seek the assistance of a qualified DUI attorney who is knowledgeable in Pennsylvania DUI laws.
A defendant only has 15 days after the date indicated in the Notice of Suspension/Revocation issued by the department to try and prevent the action. Unless the action is contested, the defendant’s license will be automatically suspended for a period ranging from 30 days to five years, depending on the history of prior DUI convictions.
Having a Westmoreland County DUI / DWI conviction will leave a permanent criminal record, which can pose problems for the individual when travelling or when trying to find employment.