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What Is Intoxication Manslaughter?

Published: Sep 11, 2017 in Criminal Defense, DUI

The State of Texas has a law in place that specifically categorizes the act of homicide as it occurs in situations during which an intoxicated individual operating a motor vehicle causes the death of another person. This crime is referred to in the State as intoxication manslaughter. Texas identifies this type of manslaughter as an independent offense. Other terms for the similar or same offense are used in other states and include DUI causing injury or death, DUI manslaughter, and vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Are you currently facing an intoxication…

What You Should Know About the Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Program in Texas

Published: Sep 05, 2017 in Criminal Defense, DUI

If you were pulled over and arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI), you may be in for a rude awakening. You could be punished before charges are brought against you, or even before being found guilty in a court of law. If you are arrested for DWI and refuse a blood or breath test, a police officer may take your driver’s license, give you a temporary license, and give you notice of an administrative license revocation (ALR). This is an automatic license suspension program that can lead to the loss…

Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test in Texas?

Published: Aug 25, 2017 in Criminal Defense, DUI

When you are pulled over under the suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI), you can expect the police officers to do a few things. They will ask you a few questions. This is to see what you say about where you have been and where you are going as well as to see if you slur or stumble over your words. They will usually ask these questions while giving you a task, like getting your driver’s license and proof of insurance, to observe whether you have a hard time dividing…

Can I Drive for Uber With a DWI?

Published: Jul 28, 2017 in DUI

Since its inception in 2009, Uber has made it convenient and affordable for people to catch a ride to just about any destination. Countless people in Houston rely on Uber in situations where they will be drinking alcohol and need to travel about the city. If you’ve been charged with a DWI in Houston but would like to drive for Uber in order to earn a full-time income or supplement your current salary, you may be wondering whether you can. The answer to this question is based on whether you’re…

New Law Allows Drunk Drivers to Seal Their Records

Published: Jun 02, 2017 in DUI

The stark fact is that having a criminal record brings with it great disadvantages when it comes to having access to employment opportunities, rental housing, and other privileges that require a background check. Even a crime you may commit which involves a serious mistake, but does not result in any individuals suffering injury or death, such as a DWI, can considerably impact your life for years to come. A Houston DWI lawyer may be able to greatly minimize the penalties you face for your crime. However, there are other lasting…