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
Harris County, Texas is the #1 county in the entire United States for DWI arrests. More people are arrested in Houston and Harris County than in any other county. It can happen to anyone. It happens on a daily basis, to people just like you and me. People who have never even spoken to a police officer or gotten... Read More