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Blog: New strap for Apple Watch monitors BAC levels
January 9, 2017

Apple Watch Breathalyzer It’s a common question for those of us go out with friends and have a few pops: If you were to be pulled over and subjected to a blood or breath test, what would your blood alcohol level or BAC be? BACtrack, a San Fra ...

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Blog: Earning Honorary Naval Aviator Wings: A Visit to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)
August 12, 2016

By J. Gary Trichter Did you ever dream about what it would be like to land on an aircraft carrier?  Go ahead and close your eyes and visualize that you are in deep concentration not only approaching a very small but growing target that is moving at ...

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Blog: THE POOR MAN’S P-51:  THE T-28 TROJAN
August 12, 2016

By J. Gary Trichter * Which one of you that have gone to an airshow have dreamed of owning an old military plane?  The honest answer is that we all have because there is just something extra appealing about the looks, sounds and flying characteristi ...

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Texas Questions: Are there Texas DWI immigration consequences associated with a DWI conviction?
August 11, 2016

713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION Are there Texas DWI immigration consequences associated with a DWI conviction? The short answer is maybe. In some circumstances, a DWI conviction can prevent you from entering certain countries, such as Canada. Als ...

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Texas Questions: How long can the state use a prior DWI convictions against me?
August 11, 2016

713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION How long can the state use a prior DWI convictions against me? https://youtu.be/x0NOm_zZvx8 If you have prior DWI convictions, the prosecution can use previous offenses against you forever. Whether it’s been ...

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Texas Questions: What if I have multiple DWI cases pending?
August 11, 2016

713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION WHAT IF I HAVE MULTIPLE DWI CASES PENDING? https://youtu.be/J1tKoCHulQ4 If you have multiple DWI cases pending, the prosecution may use those offenses as punishment evidence against you in trial, revoke your bond o ...

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Texas Questions: Can a passenger have an open container in a motor vehicle while it’s being driven?
August 11, 2016

713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION Can a passenger have an open container in a motor vehicle while it’s being driven? No. The State of Texas prohibits any passenger from having an open alcoholic container in a passenger area of the vehicle unless ...

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BlogVideos: The roll of a criminal defense lawyer
January 31, 2017

How in the heck can you defend those people?! When I’m at social events and I tell people that I’m a criminal defense attorney, many times, I am answered with disgust, “How can you possibly defend those people?!” But, more interesting, howeve ...

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Texas Questions: If I take a breath and/or blood test and the alcohol concentration (BAC) is .15 OR MORE, what are the ramifications?
August 11, 2016

713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION If I take a breath and/or blood test and the alcohol concentration (BAC) is .15 OR MORE, what are the ramifications? https://youtu.be/J1tKoCHulQ4 If submit to a DWI blood test or breath test and your alcohol concen ...

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Texas Questions: What can cause my commercial driver’s license to be suspended?
August 11, 2016

713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION WHAT CAN CAUSE MY COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE BEING SUSPENDED? If you own a commercial drivers license or CDL, it may be suspended for 1 year (or 3 years if transporting hazardous material at the time) if you are co ...

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Texas DWI Questions

  • What is a DWI 3rd or more and the potential punishment?
  • What is a felony DWI?
  • What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment?
  • How long will a DWI arrest or a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? How will it affect my automobile insurance rates?
  • What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important to have an ALR hearing?
  • What are the penalties for a DWI in Texas?
  • What is DUI and its potential punishment?
  • What is DWI and its potential punishment?

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION WHAT IS A DWI 3RD & PUNISHMENTS? https://youtu.be/pmjH6TQr5JM According to the State of Texas, a DWI third offense is when an individual is arrested for DWI and has previously been convicted two times of ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION WHAT IS A DWI FELONY? https://youtu.be/1WNopl5kEZM Felony DWI in Texas charges are very serious and can have a major impact on your life beyond just the punishment stated. A felony conviction can disqualify you fr ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment? https://youtu.be/3mIC8GubQBI DWI 2nd is a serious charge. According to the State of Texas, a DWI 2nd charge is when you are arrested for DWI and have previously been co ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION How long will a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? A DWI conviction produces a permanent record. It is also important to note that a DWI probation, which is also a final conviction, will remain permanently ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important The best reason to request an administrative license revocation hearing or ALR hearing, first and foremost, is to try to save your driver ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR A DWI IN TEXAS? https://youtu.be/J1tKoCHulQ4 The First-Offense penalties for DWI conviction with less than a .15 BAC includes the possibility of a fine not to exceed $2,000.00 and/or a j ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION DUI Punishment in Texas https://youtu.be/jLtrDxaIgZ4 Before 1983, DUI meant driving under the influence of drugs or narcotics, but now it only pertains to minors. In Texas, it is never permissible for minors to hav ...

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713.524.1010 24/7 FREE CONSULTATION DWI Punishment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Sghr4P5T7o DWI is a criminal offense which prohibits you from operating a motor vehicle in a public place while “intoxicated” is defined as having lost the normal ...

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Past Results from actual DWI clients

Television reporter with spouse was in a one-car accident after hitting a tree. .20 BAC — Case Dismissed

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President of brokerage firm was arrested driving home after a meeting with colleagues. Registered a .19 blood test. - Not Guilty.

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Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - Not Guilty.

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College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - Not Guilty.

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