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Category: DWI

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

2019 Texas Drunk Driving Law Practice Guide Debuts


2019 Texas Drunk Driving Law Practice Guide Debuts Authored by San Antonio-based Criminal Defense Attorney, Joe Hoelscher, the New Publication Acts as Definitive Guide on Texas Drunk Driving Law SAN ANTONIO (November 26, 2019)​ — LexisNexis, the world’s leading publisher of legal, regulatory, and business information & analytics has debuted the 2019 version of the… read more