Are DWI Checkpoints Legal in Texas?

A DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated) checkpoint or roadblock is defined by US law to be a specific location set up by law enforcement officers. At these locations, cars or people are searched by officers before being allowed to continue on their route. The aim of these searches in particular […]

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Can I Be Charged With Domestic Violence in Texas if I Never Hit Someone?

Many Texans are surprised to know that assault charges don’t necessarily imply actual physical harm. You can still face criminal charges for making verbal threats against a relative or family member. If you, or someone you know, is ever in a similar situation, make sure you contact a skilled criminal defense lawyer as soon as […]

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Standardized Field Sobriety Tests in Texas: Procedures and Legal Rights

Field sobriety tests play a crucial role in identifying and apprehending individuals who may be driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  The tests consist of a series of physical and cognitive assessments that require balance, coordination, and attention—skills that are often compromised when intoxicated.  This article delves into the various field sobriety tests […]

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