Category Archives: drinking and driving articles

Can You Get A DUI On A Bike

DUI Riding A Bike Riding your bicycle while drunk in Texas will not get you arrested for a DWI. Despite this, there are aggressive prosecutors that may prosecute you for crimes such as public intoxication or disorderly conduct. An experienced DWI lawyer can help you if you have been arrested for a crime related to […]

DWI Expungement Texas

Can A DWI Be Expunged In Texas Since criminal records are often public records in Texas, anyone can run a background check on you to see if you have ever been arrested, charged or convicted. This can be a potential employer, an insurance company, financial institution, a landlord and more. You can find it difficult […]

Penalty For DWI In Texas

The State of Texas considers DWI a serious offense. This is one of those crimes that ends up killing a ton of people every year in the Lone Star State. Texas has enacted serious penalties. Article by DWI Attorney in Dallas, (469) 718-2020 Penalties for a first offense DWI in Texas 49.04(b) tells us that […]

Drunk Driving Death Statistics In Texas

What are the drunk driving fatality statistics in Texas? This is a question we get asked a lot. Rule number 1…you should never drive while intoxicated. The risk of killing someone is far too great. Article by DWI Defense Attorney | Call (469) 718-2020. Drunk Driving Death Statistics According to the Texas Department of Transportation, […]

No Refusal Weekends

What is a “No Refusal Weekend” in Dallas? During a no refusal weekend in Dallas, DWI laws are very strictly enforced. Call (469) 718-2020 to speak to a Dallas DWI Lawyer nearby. What this means is that if you refuse to take a breathalyzer or blood test during a traffic stop, the officer will likely […]

Probation For DWI In Texas

Let’s take a look at the different punishments and probation conditions that usually accompany Texas DWI convictions. Call (469) 718-2020 to find a Dallas DWI Attorney. What are the punishments for a first DWI offense? Texas Penal Code Section 49.04(b) tells us that a DWI first offense is a Class B misdemeanor. That means a […]

Can I Buy A Gun If I Have A DWI Conviction In Texas?

To understand whether you can purchase a gun after a DWI conviction in Texas, we have to look at the classification of your conviction. Article by DUI Attorney Dallas | (469) 718-2020 Call for free consult. Can you buy a gun with a Class A or B Misdemeanor DWI? Let’s first talk about Class A […]

ALR Hearing Questions – Texas DWI Lawyer

What is an Administrative License Revocation Hearing in Texas? If you are arrested for a DWI and fail or refuse to take a breath or blood alcohol test, the Texas Department of Public Safety can automatically suspend your driver’s license. However, you are entitled to challenge the suspension at an Administrative License Revocation (“ALR”) hearing. […]

Analysis of the Driving While Intoxicated Law in Texas

Texas Penal Code 49.04 – Driving While Intoxicated Contact the Dallas DWI Attorney at (469) 718-2020. What is “Driving While Intoxicated?” The offense of driving while intoxicated can be found in 49.04(a). Let’s take a quick look at the statute (in italics below): “A person commits an offense if the person is intoxicated while operating […]

Intoxication Assault in Texas – Punishment & Jail Time

Texas Penal Code 49.07 – Intoxication Assault Call the Dallas DWI Experts (469) 718-2020. What is intoxication assault? Let’s take a quick look at the statute defining what “intoxication assault” is, found in 49.07(a)(1)-(2) (shown in italics below): “A person commits an offense if the person, by accident or mistake: (1)  while operating an aircraft, […]