Dwi/Dui

  • What You Need to Know About “No Refusal” This Labor Day

    … a red light, speeding, or swerving in traffic is sufficient for the officer to decide to pull a driver over. A Texas motorist suspected of driving while intoxicated is usually asked to submit to breathalyzer teFsting to record his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC). If the result is 0.08 percent or above, this is a positive result…

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  • Driving With a Suspended License: Texas Laws and Penalties

    … Although it might not seem as serious a crime in comparison to an arrest for assault or DWI, you face serious consequences if arrested for driving with a suspended license (DWLS) or driving while your license is invalid (DWLI). This serious criminal offense in Texas may result in fines, surcharges, and jail time. If you were previously…

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  • When Drinking In Public Becomes a Crime

    … When Drinking In Public Becomes a Crime Posted by Matthew Sharp under DWI/DUI February 15, 2017 Texas is a big state with a whole lot to do, see and learn. Here’s a fun fact you might not have known about: in Texas, it’s not illegal to drink in public. Does that mean you can freely drink as much as you want wherever you go in Texas? No, there…

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  • Texas Open Container Laws: Is It Ever Legal?

    … Texas Open Container Laws: Is It Ever Legal? Posted by Matthew Sharp under DWI/DUI May 11, 2016 Open Container Laws in Texas Most people know that Texas law enforcement works hard to keep intoxicated motorists off of public roads and highways. Texas has a notorious reputation for being tough on cases of drunk or intoxicated driving. However…

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  • “Affluenza” Teen Being Investigated

    … “Affluenza” Teen Being Investigated Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law, DWI/DUI, Probation December 16, 2015 The Case of the “Affluenza” Teen In 2013, a Texas teenager named Ethan Couch made headlines after he was involved in a fatal crash after consuming alcohol. Many people were outraged after the teenager was punished with a sentence…

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  • I Was Arrested for DWI – Now What?

    … I Was Arrested for DWI – Now What? Posted by Matthew Sharp under DWI/DUI June 17, 2015 After being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Texas, people may wonder what will happen next. The state of Texas takes DWI cases very seriously. A conviction for Driving While Intoxicated can have serious, long-term consequences. Knowing what happens…

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