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Things The Police Will Not Tell You About Your DWI Arrest In Harris, County Texas

One of the greatest fears people have after consuming a couple of drinks is getting into an accident or seeing the police emergency lights stopping them. First, the police officer will not tell you ...
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What to Do when Pulled Over for a DWI in Texas

We all know the feeling. You are driving down the highway when you see the black and white profile of a police rover behind you. The police rover moves into your lane as you try to maintain an ...
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Police Departments Enforce No-Refusal Policies for Mardi Gras

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras Tuesday, and many people will be out celebrating in New Orleans and elsewhere. According to KHOU Houston Texas news, there will be patrols throughout various counties that will ...
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Sleeping in Cars can be a DWI Offense

If you are caught sleeping in a car, then there is a possibility that you could be charged with a DWI. Oftentimes alcohol will cause men and women to become drowsy. As a result, they may fall asleep ...
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Even A Senator Gets Arrested For Drunk Driving

One of the most difficult things when talking to someone that has never been arrested for a crime much less DWI is that this could happen to anyone that has a drink and decides to drive. The police ...
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'Swerving for Elephants': An Incredible DUI Defense

A man in Delaware was recently driving on the highway when he crashed his Land Rover into a guardrail. According to authorities the driver was arrested on Friday night when he served into the barrier ...
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Houston Court Agrees That Drunk Driving Is Not Defined In Texas

I was recently defending a DWI case in Harris County, Texas when I got into a discussion with the prosecutor handling the case. The disagreement was over using the word drunk driving. My point was ...
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Changes TO DWI Occupational Licenses in Houston, Harris, County, Texas

One of the many annoying things about getting arrested for drunk driving in Houston, Harris County, Texas is having to get an occupational driver's license if the ALR hearing is lost. Luckily, the ...
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Why Would Someone Plead Guilty Of DWI The Same Day They Are Charged?

Typically, in Houston, Harris County, Texas when someone is arrested for drunk driving or DWI they are released on bond within 24 hours. Even when the person is unable to make bond it typically takes ...
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New Black Friday Store Hours May Cause DWI Arrest

I want to be clear that I am not of a fan of Black Friday. I have never understood the frantic nature of consumers headed out to the mall, fighting traffic, unable to find a parking spot, and fighting ...
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What Type Of Person Gets A DWI?

As a Houston DWI lawyer I often get asked about what type of people get arrested for DWI. The most complete answer is anyone that has a drink, and drives a car may be stopped by the police and may be ...
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Congratulations! Your Texas DWI Charge Has Been Upgraded!

When the Texas legislature was in session earlier this year I was concerned that they would pass too many DWI laws that would further impede the rights of Texas citizens. Anyone arrested for drunk ...
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Why Does Texas Abuse Commercial Driver's License Holders?

Drivers in Texas that have a commercial drivers license ( CDL ) must feel like an abused stepchild. Most anyone that has one of these licenses knows that they are not going to be treated the same as ...
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DWI Billboard Advertising

I have never been a fan of billboard advertising for drunk driving, but I guess the Bexar County District Attorney's Office can not turn down something that is offered to them for free. Luckily, ...
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Harris County, Texas Occupational Worksheet

While most petitions for Occupational Licenses in Harris County, Texas must be filed with the County Civil Court they are typically taken care of in the County Criminal Court where the DWI is/was ...
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Baseball and DWI Arrests

What is going on this year in major league baseball? A Minnesota Twins pitcher, Francisco Liriano, that has never completed a game with a e.r.a over 9 entering the game, throws a no hitter yesterday. ...
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Texas Surcharges Getting Knocked Out

You know when something is a colossal mistake when the State of Texas is willing to forget about over a billion dollars of debt. That is what the State of Texas is considering doing because they ...
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Did You Really Think Texas Had The Scariest Drunk Driving Ads?

If you ever think that the state of Texas goes too far in trying to curb drunk driving you should check out this Ru ssian billboard. I would imagine that even the Mothers Against Drunk Driving group ...
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Human Breathalyzer Sentenced to Jail

It seems like every year someone wearing the Breathalyzer costume for Halloween is arrested for drunk driving. I wonder if that person realizes that if they are stopped by a police officer while ...
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7000 Drunks at a Houston Texans Game?

According to a published report 1 in 8 people were found to be intoxicated while attending a sporting event. That being said, Reliant Stadium holds over 70,000 fans every time the Texans play so ...
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Commercial Drivers License Saved at the ALR

One of the many pitfalls of having a commercial drivers license and being charged for a DWI is that an occupational license is not available if the administrative license revocation hearing (ALR) is ...
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Houston Montrose DWI Trap

I travel through the Montrose area on a daily basis so I can honestly say that it is one of the most dangerous streets to drive in Houston. Westheimer Road between Shepherd and Montrose Boulevard is ...
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Keep Those Marijuana Admissions Out Of Your DWI Case...

It usually takes high publicity cases to illustrate how the law is different from one State to another. The recent arrest of current Tennessee Titans and former University of Texas Quarterback, Chris ...
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Does Harris County, Texas have a list of DWI dismissals?

The recent arrest of a Galveston County, Texas prosecutor for drunk driving is unfortunate. I will not belabor that point since Murray Newman's blog has a well written piece on this subject. What I am ...
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A Renaissance Festival Thanksgiving DWI Buzz Kill

Just what we need for the Thanksgiving Holiday...another DWI crackdown by local enforcement. The current target is the Texas Renaissance Festival. Most disturbing is the fact that law enforcement are ...
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