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  • Medical Application and Expunctions for Pilots with DWI

    People involved in aviation are particularly open for over-the-top punishment if they get a DWI. If you are a licensed commercial or private pilot, you may be declined accident insurance coverage which means your company will terminate you. The Federal Aviation Administration often sanctions …

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  • The Difference Between DWI & DUI in Texas

    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 have any alcohol in their body and drive. DUI punishment as a result of a charge does not require proof of impairment; rather, it requires …

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  • How to Choose a DWI Lawyer

    A DWI Specialist combines knowledge of science with effective criminal defense acumen and skills to turn over every rock until he or she finds something that may make the difference in the ability to mount a proper defense. If an attorney isn’t willing to do that job, then they shouldn’t be …

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  • Can my license be suspended before my DWI trial?

    Those who are arrested for DWI are equally as concerned about going to jail as they are about losing their driving privileges. Indeed, each DWI arrest has the potential for two separate license suspensions, one for being convicted criminally, and one for refusing or failing a breath or blood test …

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  • How long can the state use a prior DWI conviction?

    If you have prior DWI convictions, the prosecution can use previous offenses against you forever. Whether it’s been 10, 20, even 30 years since your prior conviction, the prosecution can use it to enhance your punishment for a current DWI conviction.

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  • I’ve been charged with DWI, now what?

    Getting arrested for DWI in Texas may be one of the most stressful and traumatic events in your life. Although a first offense DWI is still a misdemeanor, it’s nothing like getting a traffic ticket and for people who have never been in trouble with the law, it’s their first experience with being …

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  • What are the flaws of field sobriety tests?

    It’s no surprise that DWI sobriety tests are designed so that you will fail them. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: “The Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) is a battery of three tests administered and evaluated in a standardized manner to obtain validated …

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  • What is a DWI 3rd offense and its punishments?

    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 DWI. If you are convicted of a third DWI, this third-degree felony can result in a fine up to $10,000, between two and 10 years in the Texas Department …

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  • How does a DWI affect gun ownership?

    Most people do not realize how a drug conviction like marijuana possession and a DWI affects gun ownership, your driver’s license and your professional licenses. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will suspend your driver’s license for 180 days if you are convicted of …

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  • What is the difference between a DWI 2nd offense versus a DWI 3rd offense?

    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 convicted once of driving while intoxicated. There is no limit to how old your previous conviction may be in order to enhance a DWI to a DWI 2nd. The consequences …

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