DWI Defense

How to Choose a Criminal Defense lawyer

After you have suffered the indignity of arrest, handcuffs, and a night or two in jail, the very next challenge you face is deciding how to choose a criminal defense lawyer. How to Choose a Criminal Defense Lawyer — What to Look For This article will give you a few pointers about hiring a criminal…

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Five Criminal Defense Facts You Must Know

Being charged with a crime following an arrest can bring about some serious repercussions. In addition to dealing with the stress of court proceedings, you could face hefty fines, a marred reputation, license suspension, imprisonment and other consequences. Your best bet is to contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible following your arrest.…

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What Is the Legal Limit for DUI?

By Jeffrey Hines, Attorney at Law Drinking and driving can result in serious consequences. If you are charged with a DWI; you can run the risk of losing your license, you can face increased insurance rates, you will be required to pay fines and costs, and you may even be looking at spending some time…

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How Do Criminal Attorneys Protect Clients?

For individuals who committed a crime, a long list of repercussions is likely to ensue that can dampen his or her reputation and future. Criminal charges can carry serious consequences including: Heavy fines License suspension Jail time When a person is arrested for a crime and faces criminal charges, it is imperative for him or…

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Need A DWI Lawyer?

We all know that driving a motor vehicle requires us to pay the utmost attention to not only what we are doing, but also what others are doing around us. We can sometimes take our driving environment for granted, forgetting that everyone out on the road must work together in order to safely navigate from…

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What Are the Different Types of Lawyers?

In the United States, our legal system is in place to facilitate the function of a civil society. It strives to ensure citizens abide by federal and state laws as well as balance state and federal power. It comes as no surprise that the world of law is multifaceted and encompasses multiple subcategories ranging from…

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DUI, DWI, and Drunk Driving – What’s the difference?

 The DWI definition (Driving While Intoxicated) in Texas is when a person operates a motor vehicle while intoxicated. “Intoxicated” is defined in the Texas Penal Code as “not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a combination of two or more of those…

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When You Are Stopped for DWI

Your attorney would prefer that you only do or say what the law requires of you when you are stopped for suspicion of DWI, AND NOTHING MORE!! When the red lights go off behind you, safely pull over to the right as soon as possible. Put the car in park and keep your hands visible…

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The DWI Standard – Eliminating the Excuses and Finding the Truth

In any criminal prosecution, the prosecuting attorney must prove the elements of the offense. In a DWI those elements are: Defendant On or about a certain date In the county and state where the court sits Operated a motor vehicle On a public road way While intoxicated In a DWI, the definition of intoxication is…

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