DWI License Suspension in Texas: What Happens?

The most common question I get when talking to someone after an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated is “Will my driver’s license be suspended?” Unfortunately, the answer just depends. There are a variety of factors that are considered first.  The non-criminal or “civil” driver’s license suspension prosecuted by Texas

July 28th, 2023|Categories: DWI|

Texas DWI Penalties (And How to Fight Back)

If you’ve been charged with a DWI in Austin, Texas, you may be wondering where to turn for help. Driving while intoxicated is a serious crime in the state of Texas, and there is a range of possible penalties. So what are the Texas DWI penalties? The answer varies based

May 19th, 2021|Categories: DWI|

Is Hit and Run a Felony?

A hit and run occurs anytime someone leaves the scene of a car crash involving property damage, injury, or death. It also includes leaving the scene without giving all of your information. In Texas, a hit and run is a serious criminal charge, and depending on the severity of the

December 10th, 2020|Categories: Hit and Run|

Is Assault on a Family Member a Felony in Texas?

In Texas, there are five common domestic violence charges: Assault with Injury Family Violence Terroristic Threat of a Family Member. Family Violence with Strangulation Aggravated Assault of a Family Member.  Continuous violence against a family member.  Each charge comes with different legal consequences, and it’s important to know the laws

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Coronavirus Criminal Cases FAQ

How will the Coronavirus/ Covid-19 affect my Criminal Case? The quarantine and closures stemming from the Coronavirus are having a drastic effect on the prosecution and disposition of criminal cases. This article will address How those closures may affect your Criminal Case. Criminal court cases, from arrest to plea negotiations

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Is the Difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas?

What is the difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas? The two terms are often colloquially used interchangeably; however, there is a distinct difference between DUI vs. DWI in Texas. DWI stands for “driving while intoxicated” and applies to a driver who has lost the normal use of their mental

February 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Understanding Animal Cruelty Charges in Austin, TX

Texas’ animal cruelty laws were originally set in place to deal with cattle and livestock, but today’s laws cover a variety of animals. Today the charge is differentiated between Cruelty to Nonlivestock Animals and Cruelty to Livestock animals. Cruelty to animals can be classified as a misdemeanor or a felony,

April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|