Can COVID-19 Get My Harris County DWI Dismissed?

DWI Arrests are Down Lately, I have been getting questions from people about how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect the dismissal of their DWI case. Arrests for DWI in Harris County, TX are much lower than they were before March. With restaurants and bars being closed for over six weeks, fewer people were out driving after… Read more »

The Coronavirus and My Arrest

Why The ALR Hearing Matters

HOW WILL THE CORONAVIRUS AFFECT MY COURT DATE? Everyone who has been arrested in Harris county, Texas has questions about how to move forward not only with all of the new challenges to life in general, but also how to comply with answering to their arrest situation.  I will provide some answers to some of Harris county’s most… Read more »

How Do Alcohol and Prescription Drugs Interact?

Alcohol and Prescription Drugs

In a nutshell, most people drink and most people also take prescription medications. The effects of alcohol vary. But generally, alcohol intensifies medicine side-effects like drowsiness and lightheadedness. It often takes only a tiny amount of alcohol to greatly intensify these side-effects. Many over-the-counter medicines, especially allergy, flu, and cold medications, have similar effects. Moreover,… Read more »

Speed Fatality Rates in Houston [Infographic]

Did you know that among the 12 largest cities in the state of Texas, Houston has the second highest number of deaths per capita caused by speeding? An average of 12 deaths are caused by it weekly. As Jim Medley urges Houston residents to drive safely, we’ve compiled a list of statistics to help bring… Read more »

Conditions of DWI Probation in Harris County

Houston DWI Attorney

Most DWI defendants receive probation even for a subsequent offense. These offenses do carry brief mandatory jail terms, but many judges consider time served to fulfill these sentences. Probation is a very good option for most defendants. It combines close supervision with considerable freedom to come and go. General Conditions Absconders make up most of… Read more »