Am I Eligible for DWI Expungement?

Am I Eligible for DWI Expungement?

In the state of Texas, an arrest for driving while intoxicated can have devastating consequences on your life. When you are arrested, charged, and convicted of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) offense, the charge is permanently on your criminal record. The outcome of...
A Brief Introduction to Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

A Brief Introduction to Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

If you are stopped by a Texas law enforcement officer who suspects you are driving while intoxicated (DWI), you will be asked to submit to standardized field sobriety tests. Standardized field sobriety tests were developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety...
Charges for Drunk Driving in Texas

Charges for Drunk Driving in Texas

Drunk driving is a crime that is designated in most cases as DUI or DWI. The offense of DUI is “driving under the influence” while DWI is “driving while intoxicated.” Each acronym refers to driving while affected by an illegal substance, but there are nuances to their...
The Cost of a DWI in Texas

The Cost of a DWI in Texas

The impact of a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) allegation on a person’s life is significant. From damage to your reputation to a black mark on your criminal record to the hit on your bank account, the cost of a DWI arrest can be devastating.  A conviction can bring...
Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?

Is Marijuana Legal in Texas?

Weed. Flower.  Green. Reefer. Mary Jane. Skunk. No matter what it is called, people across Texas wonder if and when marijuana will become legal in the state. Texas remains the largest state in the country that prohibits recreational marijuana possession. The Lone Star...
Partial Expunctions in Texas

Partial Expunctions in Texas

Do you have a criminal record that is negatively impacting your future plans? You have probably discovered that even an arrest record where the case was dismissed can drastically affect every aspect of your life, from employment opportunities and financial standing,...