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Basics of a Texas DWI charge

Courts in Texas take DUI and DWI laws seriously because drunk drivers can cause harm to others. Texas had the highest number of fatal drunk driving accidents in 2016, which totaled over 1,400 and made up 38.1% of accidents. Texas applies the term DWI, or driving while...

Texas marijuana laws remain strict

Marijuana laws are constantly changing. Pot is legal in 10 states and in the District of Columbia, and legalization is on the docket in even more jurisdictions. According to a recent poll, 60 percent of Americans support marijuana’s legalization, and 63 percent...

Penalties for subsequent DWIs

Just about everyone has been there: it’s late, you’ve been out with friends, you’re pretty sure you’ll be fine to drive home. You get behind the wheel and before you know it there are flashing lights in your rear view mirror. The major rub...