The Differences Between Driving While Intoxicated and Public Intoxication

There is a significant difference between public intoxication and driving while intoxicated in the state of Texas. Public intoxication is a relatively minor criminal offense in most situations, especially for a first conviction. That does not mean that problems cannot arise for those individuals arrested for public intoxication. Especially if

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on The Differences Between Driving While Intoxicated and Public Intoxication

DWI and DUI: What’s the Difference?

In Texas, there's a legal distinction between DWI and DUI that turns on the age of the driver at the time of his or her arrest. The law is different in each of these types of cases and the sentencing provisions are drastically different. Here's how they're distinguished from each

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Distracted Driving, DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on DWI and DUI: What’s the Difference?

The Top 5 Reasons People Are Arrested in Texas

Every year, there are more than three-quarters of a million arrests made throughout Texas. While this includes violent and serious charges like human trafficking and manslaughter, most arrests are for non-violent crimes. The following are the five most common reasons people get arrested in Texas:

March 6th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Defense, Dangerous Drug Charge, Domestic Violence, DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on The Top 5 Reasons People Are Arrested in Texas

How Does Texas’ Driver Responsibility Program (Points System) Work?

Each state operates under its own set of laws regarding drivers. Texas keeps up with driver's records and instills safe driving habits through means of the Driver Responsibility Program, or the Points System. Here is an explanation of the system, how it works, and the effect it has on drivers

January 16th, 2017|Categories: car accidents, Distracted Driving, DWI, Questions About Law|Comments Off on How Does Texas’ Driver Responsibility Program (Points System) Work?

DWI & Aggravated DWI Charges

Driving while under the influence of intoxicants, like drugs or alcohol, is a serious offense, referred to as “DWI.” Driving while impaired increases the risks of accidents and fatalities, and is taken seriously by law enforcement officers. The best way to avoid a charge of DWI is to never drive

December 21st, 2016|Categories: DWI, Uncategorized|Comments Off on DWI & Aggravated DWI Charges

The Texas Zero Tolerance Laws and Underage Drinking & Driving

 The law in all 50 states is that it's illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher, but this law focuses on drivers who are 21 years of age or older. Texas takes very strong positions on anybody under 21 who has consumed

December 8th, 2016|Categories: DWI|Comments Off on The Texas Zero Tolerance Laws and Underage Drinking & Driving

What to Do Before, During, and After a Car Accident in Austin

The thought of getting into a car accident is scary. You want yourself and your loved ones to be safe every time you get on the road. To help ease your worries, take the time to educate yourself on what to do in a car accident. You should know what

November 14th, 2016|Categories: car accidents, Distracted Driving, DWI, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident|Comments Off on What to Do Before, During, and After a Car Accident in Austin