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Feb 23, 2024
Is a DWI a Felony?

If you've been charged with a DWI, it's crucial to understand the potential severity of the charges against you. In this blog post, we'll explore whether a DWI is considered a felony and what that means for your legal situation...

Feb 23, 2024
First Offense of DWI in Texas Can Result In…

If you find yourself facing a first offense of driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Texas, it's important to understand the potential consequences and the importance of hiring an Austin criminal defense attorney to help yo...

Feb 16, 2024
Being “Under the Influence of Alcohol” Means What?

When it comes to understanding the legal implications of being "under the influence of alcohol," the waters can get quite murky. The complexity of this issue is because each state has its specific laws and definitions regarding...

Feb 16, 2024
What’s the Legal Alcohol Limit in Texas?

In this article, you’ll learn the legal alcohol limit for regular, commercial, and underage drivers in the State of Texas. We’ll discuss how police measure the amount of alcohol in your system, as well as an estimate of how...

Feb 16, 2024
Can a Lawyer Get a DUI Dropped? 

Like any criminal charge, a DUI can be dismissed under certain circumstances. An experienced criminal defense lawyer is going to be well-versed in the best, most effective ways to get DWI charges dropped. In this article, you...

Feb 16, 2024
What Happens When You Get a DUI for the First-Time?

Getting a DUI for the first time can be a frightening and confusing experience. It helps to understand the legal implications and potential consequences that can arise from this situation. Read on about what happens when you ge...

Feb 9, 2024
What Is Criminal Speeding?

Exceeding the speed limit can go beyond a mere traffic violation and become a criminal offense—this is known as criminal speeding, and it can have serious consequences. In this blog post, we will delve into what constitutes c...

Jan 26, 2024
Can a DWI Get Dismissed?

In 2021, 89,457 Driving While Intoxicated charges were reported in Texas. Only 1,824 of those charges were dismissed—that’s two percent. While that number can be discouraging if you’ve been arrested for drunk driving, kno...

Jan 5, 2024
Is a DWI a Felony in Texas?

Many people know someone who has faced charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas and moved on with their lives without too many obvious consequences. In reality, the penalties for a DWI can affect your life in many wa...

Dec 8, 2023
Can You Get a DWI Expunged in Texas?

Texas has restrictive expungement laws compared to some other states. Getting a DWI charge removed from your record is, therefore, difficult unless you’re acquitted of the crime, or it’s dismissed. That is why it is high...

Nov 22, 2023
Minor in Consumption (MIC) in Texas

A minor who buys, attempts to purchase, or drinks alcohol may face some large fines and possibly jail time for a third offense. Anyone facing these allegations needs help from an Austin criminal defense attorney right away.  ...

Nov 10, 2023
Can You Go to Jail for Accidentally Killing Someone in Texas?

If you kill someone on purpose, you’ll end up in jail. However, you can also end up incarcerated if you kill someone by accident. For example, a crime of passion may end in death. While a person may not have meant to kill som...

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