• DWI With a Child Passenger

    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is always a serious charge. But the legal consequences of a DWI are significantly more complicated in Texas if a driver charged with DWI had a child passenger in their ...

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  • Synthetic Marijuana in Houston, Texas

    The use of so-called synthetic marijuana has become more prevalent in the Houston area. In March, Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan obtained a court order to close a smoke shop in the residential neighborhood of Mon ...

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  • Educational & Intervention Programs Following a DWI Conviction

    Texas takes drunk driving seriously. Even a single conviction for DUI/DWI carries significant consequences. In Texas, a first offender can face up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine. In addition, the offender may lose his driver’s license for up to two years. What Is an Alcohol Education Program? If you are convicted of a DUI for the first time, a judge may also order yo ...

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  • What to Do If You Are Pulled Over by Police

    Nobody likes seeing flashing police sirens while they are driving on the highway. But if you are pulled over by a police officer, it is important to remain calm and understand your constitutional and legal rights. While you should always be respectful and truthful when dealing with the police, you are under no obligation to implicate yourself with respect to driving under the ...

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  • Boating While Intoxicated in Galveston

    Galveston Bay and Trinity Bay are popular locations for recreational boating. And while many people choose to enjoy alcoholic beverages while out on the water, anyone operating a boat must be mindful of Texas law. Boating while intoxicated is just as much a legal offense under as driving a car while under the influence.

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  • Two Life Sentences for DWI in Texas?

    Most of us understand drunk driving is a serious offense that can result in the loss of a person’s license, fines, and even jail time. But could you really spend the rest of your life in prison for drunk driving? Absolutely. In fact, in Texas, you may even receive two life sentences for multiple driving under the influence (DUI) convictions.

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