PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS IN PENNSYLVANIA
Public drunkenness in PA is a summary offense with a maximum penalty of 90 days in jail and a fine. If you or someone you know has been cited with public drunkenness it is important to immediately hire an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney.
Please contact me at 570-371-3737 if you have any questions. I would like to discuss your case with you and meet you in person. I offer a free consultation and can visit you upon your request. My fees are very reasonable and payment plans (including credit card payment) can be arranged.
PENNSYLVANIA'S PUBLIC INTOXICATION STATUTE
§ 5505. Public Drunkenness and Similar Miscodunct.
A person is guilty of a summary offense if he appears in any public place manifestly under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, as defined in the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L.233, No.64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, except those taken pursuant to the lawful order of a practitioner, as defined in The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, to the degree that he may endanger himself or other persons or property, or annoy persons in his vicinity.
GOT A PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS CITATION? YOU NEED A CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
You should look for an attorney, like myself, who is aggressive, honest and caring, and who has extensive experience defending public drunkenness citations and with the local criminal justice system.
If you decide to hire me I will carefully listen to your side of the story, personally answer your calls, return calls promptly, and will personally handle all aspects of your public drunkenness case with careful attention to every detail. Please call me today at 570-371-3737 and I will get started on your case.