Unlawful Police Stops in West Chester

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In DUI cases, people are often pulled over by law enforcement as a result of a traffic infraction. Whether you done so or not, police officers must witness you commit a violation or provide a valid reason to pull you over in suspicion of driving under the influence. Without a legitimate motive, the traffic stop might be considered illegal.

If you were unlawfully stopped by a police office, our legal team at Meadows Law Firm can provide you with necessary defense in order to reduce or dismiss your charges altogether. We are able conduct our own investigation of the circumstances surrounding your police stop and determine if your rights have been infringed upon.

Probable Cause Required

Law enforcement needs to observe behavior which indicates intoxication in order have “probable cause” to stop your vehicle. An officer needs to prove in their report the exact reason for a traffic stop to be conducted. If law enforcement pulled you over because they assume you were drinking, it was late at night, or swerving within a lane does not give the police officer the right to pull you over.

Probable cause for DUI include the following:

  • Speeding
  • Driving too slow
  • Weaving
  • Ignoring a stop sign
  • Turning a corner too sharply
  • Violating traffic laws

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With more than 45 years of legal experience, our firm understands the protocols law enforcement must follow in order to warrant an arrest. Even with schedule checkpoints are instituted, they must be assigned and posted within a specific amount of time before they can be administered. Let us fight for the justice you deserve.

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