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Category: DWI Arrests


Texas DWI Blood Draws: What Does “No Refusal” Really Mean?


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You can legally refuse a Texas DWI blood test request from an officer, even though it will have consequences. However, there are certain days with exceptions that fall under the state’s “No Refusal” system. Texas DWI blood draw requests during these times aim to discourage people against drunk driving over holidays. This article will explore…
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How Do Field Sobriety Tests for DWI Work?


some typical field sobriety tests and outline your rights

If a police officer believes you are driving erratically, they may pull you over on suspicion of DWI in Texas. The officer will first look for physical signs of intoxication, such as red eyes, the smell of alcohol, slow reactions, and slurred speech. If the officer believes you are intoxicated, they might ask you to…
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“How Many Drinks Did You Have Tonight?” Do I Have to Answer?


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If you are planning to enjoy a night out with your friends in Houston, it’s vital to assign a designated driver before it’s time to return home or migrate to another establishment. Sometimes, people forget how necessary this preparation is, and they decide to drive themselves home. One of the most common questions a police…
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Dismissed vs Not Guilty: What’s the Difference?


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Being charged with a crime in Texas is never an easy situation to be in no matter your age, background, or criminal history. Whether you are facing your first criminal charge or your fifth, you should always consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. When faced with a DWI charge in Texas, receiving a dismissal…
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How Much Will Bail Cost If I Am Arrested for a DWI in Texas?


After being arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI), the last thing you probably want to do is spend a night, or even several nights, behind bars in the local jailhouse. Texas uses a bail bond system that allows someone arrested for a DWI, or for most any criminal charge, to leave the jailhouse early and…
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DWI: Unlawful Police Stops Could Affect Your Charges


Everyone makes mistakes, but when those mistakes are made by a Texas police officer, the consequences may well result in damaging charges that could have a lasting effect on your future. If you have been arrested for a DWI and the officer who stopped you did not follow proper protocol, you may have a chance…
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When Pulled Over for a DWI, Do You Need to Talk to the Police?


Right when someone is pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI), the highway patrol officer will probably start to ask question after question. “How many drinks have you had tonight? When did you start and stop drinking? Did you eat dinner?” Even though these almost sound like the questions a concerned friend might…
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