The Law Offices of Basil D. Beck III

Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania

The Law Offices of Basil D. Beck III

11 East Airy Street
Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401

Phone(610) 239-8870

Law Firm Overview

The Law Offices of Basil D. Beck, III serves the greater Philadelphia area in all matters dealing with criminal defense, DAI/DUI defense, traffic offenses, and driver's license. The firm is conveniently located in Norristown, Pennsylvania and proudly serves clients in West Chester, Doylestown, Media, and Philadelphia. Its firm provides its clients with quality, aggressive representation, and Mr. Beck is always accessible to the people he represents. Incorporated into his criminal defense practice is his concentration on DAI/DUI defense. In recent years this has become a complex area of the law, which he is fully familiar with.

As a sole practitioner criminal defense and general practice lawyer, Mr. Beck knows every single one of his clients well and personally works on their case. He is the person you talk to from your initial call to your final meeting.

Your case is very important to Mr. Beck, and from the beginning to the end of every case he handles, his philosophy is simple: Listen to the client; understand their concerns; identify the issues in their case; Craft an effective legal strategy to achieve their goals.

If you have been arrested and need to talk to a lawyer, you need answers right away. I will personally return your phone calls promptly to discuss your situation and start building a proactive criminal defense strategy. If you're in jail and you need a lawyer, I will come meet you. Accessibility and quality are hallmarks of my service — I work hard to make sure I'm available because I understand how important your legal needs are.

Areas of Law

Articles Published by The Law Offices of Basil D. Beck III

 Pennsylvania Field Sobriety Testing

In Pennsylvania, an officer often conducts field sobriety testing prior to asking a driver to submit to a roadside breath test and making an arrest, whether the driver is suspected of intoxication during a traffic stop, sobriety checkpoint or saturation patrol.

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 Pennsylvania Court Considers Legal Justification for Drunk Driving

A recent Pennsylvania appellate court decision involved a rarely implemented defense in a DUI/DAI case. In Commonwealth v. Clouser, the Pennsylvania Superior Court considered whether a driver was justified in fleeing danger in his vehicle even though he was intoxicated. While the trial court had denied the defendant’s request to argue justification, the Superior Court held that he should have been allowed to present this defense.

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