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Avoid the Twinkling Lights of a Police Car This Holiday

During the holidays, there are more people on the road traveling to visit family and friends or attending holiday parties and gatherings. Common sense often goes out the window when alcohol is consumed. Having a clear plan before your next holiday event can be extremely beneficial to avoiding a DWI. Stay safe and make plans […]

Be Prepared This Holiday Weekend

Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah for many folks to get out and camp, barbecue, swim and relax. All the things Texans love to do. Three day weekends also mean that there will be a greater police presence watching the roads for drunk drivers. Getting stopped by police is a scary experience, whether you […]

Understanding the Basics of SR-22 Insurance

If you live or work in Collin County, Texas, you understand the importance of being able to drive. But driving is a state-regulated privilege, not a right, and therefore there are many legal requirements that a driver has to comply with. These requirements include maintaining a certain level of automobile insurance. For certain drivers deemed […]

DWI Process in Collin County

By: Justin Wilson While the facts of every DWI investigation have their own unique nuances, in general, DWIs follow a predictable process. The following outlines this process after an arrest through the disposition of a case. Bond Process After you have been arrested and booked on a charge of DWI, you will be held in […]

Tips On Avoiding a DWI This July 4th Weekend

With Fourth of July falling on a Monday this year it allows many of us to enjoy a three-day weekend. It will be the perfect time to get together with friends and family whether at a backyard barbecue or the local fireworks show. During these events many people consume alcohol and then unfortunately get behind […]

What to do After an Ignition Interlock Violation in Texas

A drunk driving conviction can result in a number of significant legal penalties, including the installation of a deep lung device, also known as an ignition interlock device. Like a breathalyzer, these devices measure the amount of alcohol in a person’s breath and use that information to determine their blood alcohol concentration (BAC). When installed, […]

What Can Affect Breathalyzer Results in Collin County?

Police officers in Collin County and throughout Texas commonly administer Breathalyzer or similar tests to motorists suspected of driving while intoxicated. It is important to understand, however, that a breath test only estimates a person’s blood-alcohol level. The most accurate way of determining blood-alcohol content is to analyze an actual blood sample, something that is […]

Guilty of DWI, Do I Still Need a Lawyer?

The short answer is yes. A first offense DWI carries a potential punishment range of up to one hundred eighty days in the County Jail and up to a $2,000 fine. Even if you are sure that you are factually “guilty” you should hire an experienced Collin County DWI lawyer who knows the law, the […]

The Long-Term Effects of a DWI in Collin County

The punishment for a DWI conviction does not end in the courtroom, it can have lasting consequences on many areas of your life later on. Most people are aware of the immediate effects of a DWI conviction: a suspended driver’s license, jail time, fines, probation, alcohol and drug classes and the installation of an ignition […]

Minor In Possession of Alcohol In Texas

In this day and age, alcohol culture is a part of American life. However, there must be limits, and the law tries to enforce them. Most people agree that minors’ access to alcohol needs to be limited. As such, minor in possession laws are very often rigorously enforced. It is important to understand what exactly […]