Dwi/Dui

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

    … profile holiday in Houston. You may have seen electronic road sign notices of “No Refusal” or listened to radio announcements about “No Refusal,” or watched TV news stories about “No Refusal.” For all of the advanced communications notice, few Houstonians know what to expect on a No Refusal holiday. The bottom line regarding “No Refusal…

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  • Driving With a Suspended License: Texas Laws and Penalties

    … License in Texas Under Texas Transportation Code, Title 7, Section 521.457 (DWLI or DWLS), if a driver operates a motorized vehicle on a state highway after his or her license was canceled or expired and doesn’t act to correct the cancellation, the driver is subject to criminal penalties. Under § 521.341, it’s not a legitimate defense if the driver…

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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

    … fines. Although Couch can hire a lawyer to defend him in court on any new charges, a similar “affluenza” defense may not be as successful as it was in the original case. Are being charged for violating probation? Time is of the essence when it comes to legally protecting yourself. Contact attorney Matt Sharp to get the help you need. Simply fill out a contact form or call his office at (713) 868-6100. Photo Victor | Used under Creative Commons image attribution license 2.0 …

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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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