Tag: Criminal defense lawyer that specializes in DWI/DUI laws

Anatomy Of A DWI-Drugs Case

Anatomy Of A DWI-Drugs Case

Houston’s limited “legalization” of marijuana has many people asking about the Texas DWI-drugs law. That law says that intoxication means “not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous drug, a combination of two or more of those substances, or… Read more »

How To Win A Circumstantial Evidence DWI Case

How To Win A Circumstantial Evidence DWI Case

In about one out of five cases, the DWI defendant refuses to provide a chemical sample of breath or blood. As a result, the prosecutor must rely on circumstantial evidence of intoxication, and as we all probably know, such evidence is always subject to interpretation. Circumstantial evidence cases are also harder for prosecutors to win… Read more »

Challenging The Stop In A DWI Case

Challenging The Stop In A DWI Case

Although the United States Supreme Court has whittled away at the requirement in recent years, most notably in 2016’s Utah v. Streiff, police officers must still have reasonable suspicion of criminal activity before they can detain an individual, or in the case of most DWIs in Harris County, pull over a vehicle. Typically, the officer… Read more »

Beating The Breathalyzer In A DWI

Beating The Breathalyzer In A DWI

At first blush, Breathalyzer results appear to be insurmountable evidence of guilt. However, there may be other challenges available, such as the validity of the arrest or stop. Furthermore, a high Breathalyzer score does not necessarily mean that the prosecutor has an open-and-shut case. Once the jury understands that, despite all the new bells and… Read more »

What To Do If Your Child Gets a DWI

Few things are scarier to a parent than a phone call from the police, and hearing that their child has been arrested for DWI can be especially upsetting. So what should you do if you’re faced with this situation? Stay calm Your first impulse may be to yell and scream, as you are reasonably frustrated… Read more »

How to Choose the Right DWI Attorney

Choosing the right DWI attorney may be one of the most important decisions you ever need to make. After all, if you have been arrested or charged with any DWI offense, you may be at risk of serious consequences. The right DWI attorney may mean the difference between a conviction and a dismissal. Here are… Read more »