Category: Texas Laws

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 »

What’s the Deal with CBD in Houston? [Infographic]

Texas CBD Laws

With the recent passing of House Bill 1325,  laws are changing in terms of the production of hemp and hemp-derived products in Texas, such as CBD oil.  Before you get too far ahead of yourself, however, familiarize yourself with what CBD is,  what the new bill covers, and what is still very much illegal here… Read more »

Texas Felonies and Misdemeanors Explained

Many people know that felonies are for more serious crimes and misdemeanors are for less serious crimes, but it’s uncommon for people to know the details that are involved with the various crimes.  Read our infographic below to learn about Texas’ way of punishing these offenses: Texas Felonies and Misdemeanors

What is BAC?

Blood Alcohol Content

BAC Explained BAC is the percentage of alcohol in your blood. BAC testing estimates the level of a person’s alcohol intoxication. In simple terms, the higher the BAC number, the greater the impairment. Are you curious as to how many drinks it really rakes to reach the legal limit? Try our BAC calculator for an… Read more »

Some Common DWI Enhancements in Texas

DWI Enhancements in Texas

Prosecutors always bring the most aggressive charges that the facts can possibly support, mostly to obtain leverage during pretrial settlement negotiations. So, it is very common for DWI charges to include one or more enhancements. Here are some of the ones we see most frequently. Open Container This infraction is technically a separate offense and… Read more »

The Texas DWI-Drugs Two Step

Texas DWI-Drugs Two Step

A growing number of people are arrested for driving under the influence of prescription painkillers, over-the-counter sleep aids, and other legal drugs. While it is legal to take these substances in Texas, provided that one has a prescription if needed, it is illegal to drive under the influence of these drugs under Texas Penal Code… Read more »