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  • Saving Your License After a DWI Charge in Texas

    There are a great many negative consequences to being convicted of a DWI in Texas. You could spend time in jail, be placed on probation, be forced to pay fines, lose your job, and suffer from embarrassment. You could wind up with a crime on your record for the rest of your life. In addition to the a...
  • Is a Lawyer Necessary for a Misdemeanor Charge?

    When you are charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense, you might think that hiring an attorney is a waste of time because a misdemeanor isn’t a serious charge, but this is far from the truth. Although a misdemeanor isn’t as severe as a felony charge, it can still come with hefty fines...
  • Can DWIs Be Expunged in Texas?

    Many moons ago, you were arrested and charged with a DWI in Texas, and now you want to know whether you can get that pesky charge off your record. You’re not alone. Many people realize later that a DWI charge can do a lot of damage to their lives. Your employment prospects could be limited b...
  • Interlock Ignition Devices and Texas DWI Laws

    If you’re facing DWI charges, you may be wondering whether you will need an ignition interlock device or not if you’re convicted of a DWI. These devices are designed to protect the public from those with a history of drinking and driving, while also allowing you to get to work and to the...
  • Can DWI Penalties Be Reduced in Texas?

    A lot of people believe that once they are arrested and charged with a DWI, they’re as good as convicted, but this is not true. You can fight a DWI charge and win—we do it all the time. Even if the police do have a lot of evidence against you, there are still ways to get your DWI charge ...
  • Felony and Misdemeanor Penalties in Texas

    In Texas, as in other states, criminal offenses are divided into misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are considered less serious, and these offenses may be punishable by fines or up to twelve months in jail. Conversely, felonies are considered more serious and carry prison terms of more than twe...
  • The Difference Between Theft, Robbery, and Burglary in Texas

    Words describing the act of stealing someone’s property are often confused, but there are actually distinct differences between theft, robbery, and burglary. Whatever the offense is called, if you’ve been charged with stealing property, you will likely want to contact a criminal defense ...