Alcohol Awareness

  • What Happens If I Use a Fake ID to Purchase Alcohol in Texas?

    … While some people consider using a fake ID to get into a bar or purchase alcohol a “rite of passage,” it is still a crime under Texas law. Attempting to circumvent underage drinking laws by pretending to be over the age of 21 is not just dumb–it can lead to serious criminal charges that can […] The post What Happens If I Use a Fake ID to Purchase Alcohol in Texas? appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • When Is a Police Officer’s Request for a DWI Breath Test “Coercive”?

    … Texas is an “implied consent” when it comes to DWI. This means that if you refuse a breath-alcohol test when a police officer suspects you of drunk driving, your driver’s license can be suspended. But the officer cannot force you to give consent, although he may seek a judicial warrant to conduct the test. Appeals […] The post When Is a Police Officer’s Request for a DWI Breath Test “Coercive”? appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • When Can Texas Police Take My Blood Without a Warrant?

    … Texas has an “implied consent” law when it comes to DWI. This means that if a police officer has probable cause to arrest you for drunk driving, you are deemed to consent to a blood or breath test to confirm your blood-alcohol level. Implied consent does not mean you actually have to consent, but if […] The post When Can Texas Police Take My…

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