Blog Posts in December, 2017

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  • Rare Disease Defeats DWI Charge
    Rare Disease Defeats DWI Charge

    It does not happen very often, but in New York a woman charged with DWI had her charges dismissed and she was vindicated by a judge. The woman’s case was dismissed after the court heard evidence on a ...

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  • Proving a DWI Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
    Proving a DWI Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

    Travis County Judge’s DWI Charge Reduced Judge Gisela Triana of Austin, Texas, recently had her DWI charge reduced to a speeding offense. Triana sits as a judge in the 200th District Court of Travis ...

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  • Proposed Bill on DWI Blood Draws
    Proposed Bill on DWI Blood Draws

    Texas legislators, prosecutors, and others are backing a bill that would change the law on how warrants are issued in parts of Texas. Under current law, there is are restrictions on who can issue a ...

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  • Problems With Mixing Alcohol and Hot Weather
    Problems With Mixing Alcohol and Hot Weather

    While a cold beer on a hot summer’s day (especially a Texan hot summer’s day) might seem like a great idea, it can actually be very dangerous. In fact, mixing any type of alcohol and hot weather can ...

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  • Probation Revoked
    Probation Revoked

    A man from Pasadena, Texas had his probation revoked after he failed to report for court-mandated alcohol tests. Those mandates were part of a sentence the man received from the court after the last ...

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  • Types of Field Sobriety Tests
    Types of Field Sobriety Tests

    When an officer suspects that a driver may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, they can ask the driver to perform certain tests to determine intoxication. Known as field sobriety tests , these ...

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