Forgery Definition and Penalties in Texas

Forgery Definition and Penalties in Texas

For decades now, children and teenagers have been forging their parents’ signatures on report cards, parent notices and other documents with information that they wanted to hide. At this age, getting caught and punished is simply a learning experience. Yet, when adults are accused and “caught” for forging legal documents and other items, the stakes… Read more »

Jim Medley Obtains a Not Guilty Verdict in Recent DWI Case

Attorney Jim Medley was recently asked to represent a case in which his client had been stopped by law enforcement and arrested for a DWI offense. This was not the first time that he had been accused of driving while intoxicated, so Mr. Medley knew that his client was facing increasingly severe penalties. In addition to facing… Read more »

Attorney Breton A. Rycroft Joins Houston DWI Defense Team at Jim Medley & Associates, P.C.

The DWI attorneys at Jim Medley & Associates, P.C. are known, in and around the Houston area, for their extensive experience and continuous success in defending clients charged with DWI. Their knowledge of DWI laws along with their aggressive representation has resulted in many of their clients’ cases being discharged in their entirety. In order… Read more »

Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearings in Texas

If you were recently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas, it is important to understand that two different cases have been opened: a civil and criminal one. While it goes without saying that you will be required to participate in the criminal trial, it is up to you to decide whether or not you would… Read more »

Refusing to Submit to a Sobriety Test

If you have been pulled over under the suspicion of driving under the influence, you have likely been asked to submit to a series of field sobriety tests and/or a breathalyzer test. In the state of Texas, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher is illegal, so if you agree to… Read more »

DWI vs. DUI in Texas

Across the U.S., each state maintains different laws related to driving under the influence. In Texas, one can be charged with either a DUI offense, meaning driving under the influence, or a DWI offense, meaning driving while intoxicated. The difference between the two charges lies in the fact that a DUI offense usually only applies to drivers… Read more »