The Financial Impact of DWI

The Financial Impact of DWI

The cost of driving while impaired (DWI) in Texas is very high. A DWI arrest and conviction can be devastating and have life-long consequences. Your criminal record will show the DWI and your reputation will suffer. Further, it can have a huge negative impact on your...

Has Marijuana Been Legalized in Texas?

Has Marijuana Been Legalized in Texas?

Across the United States, there has been a push to consider the legalization of the drug marijuana. So, has marijuana been legalized in Texas? The short answer is no. While some state governments have legalized possession and use of the drug in any circumstance,...

Clearing Your Record, Part 2: Partial Expunctions

Clearing Your Record, Part 2: Partial Expunctions

Texans with criminal records who want to make strides towards better lives have to worry about the impact their criminal histories will have on their futures. They understand that their records can have an effect on every aspect of their lives, causing difficulties in...

Clearing Your Record, Part 1: What is an Expunction?

Clearing Your Record, Part 1: What is an Expunction?

Having a criminal record can have a significant negative impact on your life. From employment and financial credit to housing options and custody arrangements, it can be a major hurdle. Do you want to clear your criminal record to avoid as many of these obstacles as...

Drunk Driving Charges in Texas

Drunk Driving Charges in Texas

Drunk driving is a crime all across the United States, but there can be different designations of the offenses depending on the state in which it occurs, and the age of the driver. The most common terms are DUI and DWI. DUI is the acronym for “driving under the...

Possession or Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia in Texas

Possession or Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia in Texas

Texans can be arrested and charged with a criminal offense for having items known to be items used for making and/or distributing illegal drugs. Possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia in the Lone Star State is a serious crime. Though serious, it is nevertheless...

Boating While Intoxicated: A Basic Overview

Boating While Intoxicated: A Basic Overview

Being out on the water is a part of life year-round in the Lone Star State. Boaters in Texas can enjoy hundreds of lakes, rivers, and streams. With so many bodies of water and warm and sunny weather most of the year, Texas is one of the most popular states in the...

Detection of Marijuana in Impaired Drivers, Part 1

Detection of Marijuana in Impaired Drivers, Part 1

There is a growing concern in the United States that cannabis use is becoming the more prevalent cause of impairment amongst many drivers detained during traffic stops for possibly driving while intoxicated. As more and more drivers are discovered to have used...

Detection of Marijuana in Impaired Drivers, Part 2

Detection of Marijuana in Impaired Drivers, Part 2

This blog post is part two of a discussion of drugged driving, specifically the increased concern that many traffic accidents involve drivers who are marijuana-impaired. This post will address the call being made for improved roadside drug testing methods and...