About Ignition Interlock Devices

About Ignition Interlock Devices

How Do Ignition Interlock Devices Work? An ignition interlock device is a small handheld breathalyzer device used in vehicles to measure the amount of alcohol present in an individual’s breath. These types of devices are commonly installed as requirements...
What is the Intoxilyzer 9000

What is the Intoxilyzer 9000

What is the intoxilyzer? – Several years ago, the State of Texas replaced the Intoxilyzer 5000 EN, the machine law enforcement officers used to conduct breath alcohol tests, with a different version called the Intoxilyzer 9000. The machine is designed to...
How Do I Prepare For a DWI Trial?

How Do I Prepare For a DWI Trial?

You made the smart decision to fight your DWI charge. But now what do you do? Here is a breakdown of some things to keep in mind when heading to court: 1. HIRE AN ATTORNEY Chances are you’ve never defended yourself in court before, and if you have, it probably didn’t...
What Should I Do if I Am Pulled Over After Drinking Alcohol?

What Should I Do if I Am Pulled Over After Drinking Alcohol?

You’ve been out with some friends and had a couple drinks.  As you drive home, suddenly you see red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirrors and hear the siren coming from a police officer’s vehicle. You feel your heart drop into the pit of your stomach and...
How Do Defendants Get Harsher Punishment for DWI?

How Do Defendants Get Harsher Punishment for DWI?

There are some states throughout the country that have imposed more serious punishments for drunk driving charges involving aggravating factors and Texas is one of them. For a first-time offender in Texas, a DWI charge is considered a Class B misdemeanor and can lead...
Infographic: License Suspensions

Infographic: License Suspensions

Have you recently had your license suspended or revoked? It could have been because of a number of reasons. Thank you for visiting Collin Evan’s blog, a top Houston criminal defense lawyer. If you have recently had your license suspended give our office a call...