There is a lot of confusion about DWI (driving while intoxicated) versus a DUI (driving under the influence). Put simply, both refer to operating a vehicle without normal mental or physical functionality due to drugs or alcohol.
These two sound similar but have differences and have a huge impact on the outcome of when facing the judge.
Have you recently received... Read More
We understand — when you’re hit with a driving under the influence charge, it’s tough. You’re worried about the outcome of the case and how it’ll impact your future.
What will really make or break your trial experience is who you have behind you. If you’re in need of a DWI attorney in Austin, you’ll want the best.
So, you’ve done... Read More
We all make bad decisions in life. And sadly, we have to deal with the consequences of those actions.
In 2013, over 28 million people admitted to driving while under the influence of alcohol. In perspective, this number is larger than the population of Texas.
If you’ve recently been arrested for a DWI, you’ll need legal support.
A qualified DWI attorney will... Read More
Did you know that DUI Arrests in Austin only have a conviction rate of about 64%?
So, just because you were pulled over and blew over the legal limit, doesn’t mean your life is over.
It can be an incredibly intimidating experience. And it can be embarrassing, particularly as people drive by while you’re trying to perform a sobriety test. You... Read More
Well, here we go again. Another Law Enforcement Officer arrested and charged with DWI, this time out of Montgomery County. At least the Defendant in this case was off-duty at the time of his arrest. Expect a letter of resignation or an official termination to come soon if indeed Deputy Flynn is convicted of this charge.
BUT: Just because... Read More
People sometimes ask me why I do what I do, why I practice the type of law I do, and why I represent the people that I do. “How can you defend people who are arrested for DWI?” I get that question a lot. Family members, friends, fellow attorneys.
In short, the answer is that it can happen to... Read More
People ask me all the time whether it’s possible to be charged with a DWI if you have not been drinking. The short answer is YES!! You can still be arrested, charged, and prosecuted for DWI even if there is not a drop of alcohol in your system. Texas law allows for a person to be “intoxicated” if they... Read More
What do you do when the Police say you consented to something, but you do not remember doing so or expressly remember not giving consent? How does someone fight what the police are calling “consent” in a criminal case?
This situation happened recently with one of our firm’s clients. “Jake” was arrested by the Harris County Constable’s office after a... Read More
News release (February 16, 2017): Newly elected Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announces her office’s radical approach to enforcing low-level marijuana possession laws: Cite and release! This new policy has basically de-criminalized marijuana in the 4th largest city in the United States. Basically, what the new enforcement policy means is: If you are stopped by the police and... Read More
So, you have been arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. After what is probably one of the worst experiences of your life, you are released from jail on bond. You are surprised when your driver’s license is not included in your belongings that are returned upon release. What happened? Where is your license? Are you safe to drive? What do... Read More