The attorneys at the Beaty Law Firm are responsible for updating the Texas DWI Guide; a blog on driving while intoxicated litigation in Texas and the surrounding area. Gene Beaty, the founder of his own practice, is the primary author of this blog, which covers DWI defense, felony cases, and the legal issues that can arise as a result of a conviction.
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A person commits DWI if he or she is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place. "Intoxicated" is defined as: Not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous...
Aggressive and experienced DWI attorneys know how to fight the Breath Test because it has several flaws and is not even certified by its manufacturer to correctly measure blood alcohol concentration.While a blood test is arguably more reliable, the breath test for BAC is more commonly used and...
A study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation that searched for the LOWEST costs associated with DWI arrests and convictions. The DOT surveyors interviewed county clerks, district attorneys, DWI defense lawyers, and past DWI offenders in the six most populated regions in Texas:...
A minor can also be charged with DWI if they are "intoxicated", so the difference is that even a trace of alcohol is enough to charge a minor with DUI and they can be charged with DWI if there is enough alcohol in their system to cause them to be intoxicated. Adults can only be...
Texas has regulations that allow or mandate that judges order the installation of interlock devices following arrest or as a penalty during sentencing in drunk-driving cases. An ignition interlock device is installed in a car that measures the blood alcohol content of the driver, who must blow...
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sr22tx.com/Texas statute provides a Safety Responsibility Law or Evidence of Financial Responsibility Law, that is required if your driver's license or privilege has been suspended or revoked. In order to reinstate driving privileges, individuals are required to file and maintain insurance in the...
Arguments a drunk-driving defense attorney may make to undermine the breath-test results: The breath tests' assumption of a 2100-to-1 blood-to-breath ratio may not be scientifically reliable. The test was not administered correctly; for example, the administrator did ...
This is a very difficult question because every case if different. In general, the lower the fee, the less experience the lawyer has, and the greater your chances of being convinced by your lawyer that you should plead guilty. Some lawyers offer low fees with payment plans while other lawyers offer...
You're intelligent enough to know that Texas law defines DWI "repeat offenders" as people who have been arrested for DWI more than once--no matter how long ago the prior offense occurred. Do you remember hearing that repeat offenders are treated harshly in Texas? Of course you've heard that Texas...