Category Archives: criminal statutes

Miranda Rights Texas

Miranda Warning Texas You often see fictional cops on television read the Miranda warning every time they arrest someone. The Miranda warning informs the person being arrested of their right to a lawyer and right to avoid self-incrimination and so on. However, in real life, police officers do not have to read a Miranda warning […]

Public Intoxication In Texas

Texas Penal Code 49.02 – Public Intoxication What is Public Intoxication? Let’s take a brief look at the statute discussing public intoxication, commonly referred to as a “PI” (shown in italics below): “A person commits an offense if the person appears in a public place while intoxicated to the degree that the person may endanger […]

Flying and Boating While Intoxicated…Overview of Tx Law

Texas Penal Code 49.05, 49.06 – Flying While Intoxicated; Boating While Intoxicated To speak to a criminal attorney in the Dallas Fort Worth area, call (469) 718-2020. Is operating a boat or flying a plane under the influence of alcohol illegal? Yes; Section 49.05 and 49.06 tell us that operating a watercraft or aircraft “while […]

Examining the Texas Minor In Possession of Alcohol Law

The MIP law is addressed in the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Code Chapter 106, a/k/a the  Minor in Possession of Alcohol (“MIP”) Law. Let’s take a quick look at the statute and my brief explanation of each part below. If you have been charged with a crime in the Dallas – Fort Worth Area, then […]

Texas Implied Consent Law

If you have been charged with a crime in Dallas, call for free consultation (469) 718-2020. We help clients who have been arrested for DWI / DUI, and other alcohol and drug related crimes. What is implied consent? See also Texas State Transportation Code Chapter 724 – Implied Consent Let’s take a quick look at […]