Blog Posts in July, 2018

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  • What Exactly is a Plea Bargain?
    What Exactly is a Plea Bargain?

    I think it’s safe to say that almost all Texans are familiar with the term “plea bargain.” It’s used in film and on television and most people have a basic understanding of what it is and what it ...

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  • Court of Appeals Reverses County Court on License Suspension
    Court of Appeals Reverses County Court on License Suspension

    In most cases, when a person is pulled over on suspicion of DWI, the police will ask that the suspect take a breathalyzer to estimate blood alcohol content. Under Texas law, the driver has the choice ...

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  • What Gives the Police the Right to Detain You?
    What Gives the Police the Right to Detain You?

    One of the issues that is constantly being discussed on this blog and others where criminal justice and DWI defense is concerned is the Fourth Amendment . We are fortunate to live in a country and ...

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  • Collin County Woman Jailed After Driving the Wrong Way
    Collin County Woman Jailed After Driving the Wrong Way

    This accident has definitely been making headlines recently: Hallie Jean Young was involved in a serious car crash on North Central Expressway. Apparently, she was driving under the influence of ...

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  • Driving While Intoxicated: Two Different Standards
    Driving While Intoxicated: Two Different Standards

    Everyone knows that driving while drunk, or intoxicated, is against the law. But what that means is not always clear to everyone it affects. If you listen, read, or watch the news, no doubt you have ...

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  • What Happens if I Refuse a Breath or Blood Test?
    What Happens if I Refuse a Breath or Blood Test?

    If you are pulled over for suspected DWI in Texas, you will be asked to submit to a breath or blood test to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC). Under the state’s implied consent law, anyone ...

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