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

The Second Chances Law May Help First-Time DWI Offenders

If you live in Texas and have one DWI charge, a new law that will go into effect this Fall may be able to help you. This new law was signed by Governor Greg Abbott and it allows people a second chance after getting a DWI conviction. If certain parameters are met, people may be… Read more »

Houston Comes Together After Hurricane Harvey

Houston and southeast Texas are accustomed to hurricanes. The storms are just a fact of life in this part of the Lone Star State. Hurricane Harvey, however, promised to be a hurricane for the record books. Despite the horrible impact of this storm, there are many amazing stories beginning to surface of people rising to… Read more »

Ways to Cope After Getting a DWI

Many people often feel depressed or ashamed after getting a DWI, but approaching the situation the right way will help ease the stress.

You enjoyed a night out with friends at a local bar and drove home afterwards because you thought you were fine to drive. The next thing you know, you see red and blue lights flashing in your rear view mirror and your body freezes. You end up getting a DWI and are now stuck. What… Read more »

Mistakes Made By Distracted Drivers

When drivers’ attention isn’t fully on the road, they leave themselves vulnerable to seemingly avoidable situations.

One of the biggest reasons for car accidents is distracted driving. When drivers’ attention isn’t fully on the road, they leave themselves vulnerable to seemingly avoidable situations. Here are some of the most common things that distract drivers: Cell phone use One of the most frequently reported reasons for distracted driving is cell phone usage…. Read more »

Alcoholism: Do You Know the Facts?

It’s well known that alcoholism is a serious problem in today’s society, however many people continue to drink, despite knowing the serious effects it may have on their body and life. Some people only drink in social settings, others have a drink from time to time to calm their nerves while some always go too… Read more »

How Does Alcohol Interact With Prescription Drugs?

When you’re taking prescription medications (as well as some over-the-counter drugs or herbal remedies) keep in mind that drinking alcohol may cause or increase harmful effects. Alcohol and medications mixing together can lead to many problems, including drowsiness, dizziness, and fainting. A driver may experience impairment of coordination, and the risk of accident may be… Read more »