What is an Aggravated DWI?
If you or a loved one are facing aggravated DWI charges in Texas, you need to know the potential penalties of your charge and the difference between a DWI and an aggravated DWI. The following is a basic explanation of the aggravating factors involved in an aggravated DWI and its range of punishment. What Is… read more
How to Request an ALR Hearing in Texas
Applying for an Administrative License Revocation (“ALR”) hearing is an important step in defending against a Driving While Intoxicated (“DWI”) case in Texas. Unfortunately, many people miss their chance to get an ALR because they miss the deadline to apply (15 days from the date of arrest) or provide DPS with the wrong information. This… read more
What Are Texas Cops Looking For In Field Sobriety Tests?
Remember when you were in school and your teacher would “surprise” the class with pop quizzes? Field sobriety tests can be like that, except failing the test could mean some time in jail. Make no mistake: you have a right to refuse Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs) if a police officer stops you in Texas. Cops… read more
How A DUI/DWI Can Damage Your Child’s Future
An arrest for DWI or DUI probably isn’t on your list of worries if your child is preparing to attend the University of Texas, Texas A&M, or any of the other fine educational institutions across Texas. You likely have all the typical concerns that parents have when sending their children away, such as arranging housing,… read more
A Guide to DWI Laws in Texas
Texas may be known as a law and order state. But when it comes to drunk driving infractions, Texans have a statistically high disregard for following the rules. Sadly, Texas outpaces every other state in the nation for number of alcohol related traffic fatalities according to the 2018 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Ratings. Every… read more