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- Athens, TX Speeding and Warrants
Class C and CDL drivers who are discovered to be driving over the legal speed limit in Athens, Texas may be pulled over and issued speeding tickets by police. Before your violation goes past due, you must respond to it, either by pleading guilty to it or by challenging it in an effort to defend your driving record from points. A traffic ticket lawyer may be able to help you dispute your ticket, but the Municipal Court will take legal action against you if your citation goes past due.
- Do DUI Checkpoints Violate the Fourth Amendment?
For many people who are stopped and arrested for driving under the influence after going through a DUI checkpoint, a very common question is whether or not these checkpoints comply with the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. The U.S. Supreme Court has previously held that an officer must have probable cause that the driver is engaged in some sort of illegal activity before he or she can legally pull that vehicle over.
- 10 Key Defenses to Michigan Drunk Driving Charges
Hundreds of people plead "guilty" to drunk driving charges everyday. Unbeknownst to them, their lives will be dramatically changed for years to come. So, before saying "guilty", take the time to evaluate defenses to the drunk driving charge.
- Civil Consequences of a DWI
A few weeks ago, we discussed the criminal consequences of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Texas. This article covers some of the civil (i.e. non-criminal) consequences that you might face as a result of a DWI charge.
- Criminal Consequences of a DWI in Texas
The first consequence that most people think of is, of course, jail time. The amount of jail time that can be imposed varies, depending on the level of the offense and the circumstances of the offense.
- Texas Increases No-Refusal DWI Checkpoints Over the 4th of July Weekend
Holiday weekends are known for increased DWI arrests and tragic alcohol related traffic fatalities. In an effort to thwart this trend, Texas increased no-refusal checkpoints across the state for the 2014 4th of July Weekend.
- In Texas, DWI Offenses Do Not Always Involve Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Did you know that in Texas, DWI offenses do not always involve driving under the influence of alcohol. Also, in Texas a DWI is not the same thing as a DUI. There are many driving under the influence and operating while impaired laws unique to Texas.
- When Should I Fight a Traffic Ticket in Court
When you get a traffic ticket, consider the following issues before deciding whether to fight the ticket:
- Texas Parks and Wildlife Targeting Drivers Boating Under the Influence
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is zeroing in on boaters and watercraft operators driving under the influence of alcohol. Local task forces have been developed in various high volume boating and recreation areas across Texas.
- Driving a Golf Cart Under the Influence of Alcohol in Texas
Did you know you can get a DWI for driving a golf cart while intoxicated? Driving a golf cart under the influence of alcohol is a crime in Texas, depending on your speed and where you are driving the cart.