When one is arrested for a DWI, oftentimes, there is a lot of shame or guilt associated with it. The person arrested may fear their friends and family has seen their mugshot or are making comments on their lapse in judgment.
All of this should be secondary, as the accused is facing an appearance in DWI court, which can be... Read More
Don’t smoke and drive. That’s a sure fire way to get a DUI -a weed DUI!
Yes, you read right. You can get a weed DUI — driving under the influence of marijuana (cannabis).
Although twenty-nine states have decriminalized marijuana for medicinal purposes — some for recreational — just like alcohol or any other drug, it is still illegal to drive... Read More
Worried about getting pulled over when you’re stoned?
While it might happen someday, marijuana still isn’t legal in Texas.
Here’s the deal:
Even if (or when) pot becomes legal in Texas, it still won’t be legal to drive while using it if you’re impaired.
While there may be some big differences in how police handle marijuana-impaired driving and drunk driving, the court is... Read More
You’ve just had a few glasses of wine with dinner and then a small scotch with coffee after. Maybe it was a quick couple of cold beer after a workout with your friends. You might not feel over the limit, but the law may have other ideas.
Getting a DUI or DWI arrest can be devastating. It’s particularly troublesome if... Read More
Getting pulled over by the cops for drunk driving is terrifying. Getting pulled over for a second DUI is even worse. Texas has some of the strictest penalties for people with second DUIs in all of the United States.
If you or a loved one has struggled with drunk driving, it is very important to take any and all precautionary... Read More
In 2016, nearly 1,500 drivers were involved in an alcohol-related accident in Austin. If you get a DWI in Austin, do you know what to expect?
Operating a vehicle on Texas roads carries a huge responsibility. A vehicle can become a killing machine when you are not in control of your faculties. And the consequences of making poor decisions when... Read More
Nearly every twenty minutes, someone in Texas is injured or killed in a drunk driving accident. Austin, in particular, has been ranked in the top ten cities in the United States with most drunk driving violations.
As a result of these concerning facts and figures, Austin’s police department is cracking down and DWI arrests are on the rise.
As a citizen,... Read More
You’re looking for the best DWI lawyer for the job. Do you know the right questions to ask?
Hiring the best lawyer is all about knowing what to look for. Many people will say they can do the job. However, you need to know what to ask to make sure they can really get it done.
Don’t waste your time and... Read More
Did you know you can spend up to 2 years in jail for driving while intoxicated in Texas? Imagine what will happen to your career or business, and the emotional torture your absence will bring upon your family.
DWI penalties in Texas range from cash fines and license suspension to jail term, depending on the number of offenses.
Yet, for whatever... Read More
Driving while intoxicated is reckless and dangerous.
However, you always have the right to representation and a fair day in court if charged with a DWI.
It’s very important that you pay attention to the legal ramifications and do what you can to get legal support. You deserve a fair shot whether you were legitimately over the limit or feel wrongfully... Read More