Blog Posts in 2016

  • 15-Nov-2016

    Understanding Probable Cause and DWIs

    The crux of any DWI case is determining whether the officer who pulled you over had probable cause. Legally, an officer must have enough evidence to have a reasonable suspicion that an individual is committing or about to commit a crime. In order for ...
  • 12-Oct-2016

    What Happens at a DWI Arraignment?

    In days following a DWI arrest, you’ll be scheduled to undergo arraignment. The purpose of arraignment is to give the arrested individual a chance to enter a plea for the charges they face. For many of those who are scheduled for arraignment, ...
  • 15-Sep-2016

    Navigating Through Your Courtroom Appearance

    If you’ve been arrested and facing criminal charges, you’ll have to make an appearance in criminal court. Because time is limited during a courtroom appearance, it’s imperative that you prepare adequately to ensure you make the most ...
  • 10-Aug-2016

    Understanding Your Miranda Rights

    One of the most basic elements of being placed under arrest is having the arresting officer read you your Miranda rights. In the event that your rights have not been read, that isn’t to say you can escape your punishment. Failing to have your ...
  • 12-Jul-2016

    Understanding Implied Consent in Texas

    Under the state’s “implied consent” law, if you are arrested by an officer who suspects that you have been driving while intoxicated, you automatically consent to taking a chemical test of your blood or breath to determine your BAC. ...
  • 9-Jun-2016

    When Can Police Search My Home Without a Warrant?

    The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects us from unreasonable search and seizures, but as with most rules, there are exceptions. In some cases, authorities can conduct a search without filing for a warrant. In this blog, our ...
  • 12-May-2016

    What To Do When Pulled Over For a DWI

    Being convicted of a DWI in Texas can result in heavy fines, a license suspension and potential jail time. If you’ve been pulled over and the officer suspects that you’ve been driving while intoxicated, it’s important to understand ...
  • 21-Apr-2016

    Why Innocent People Get Charged with Child Pornography

    There a number of state and federal laws which address the possession, production, distribution, and even the receipt of child pornography. While these laws are certainly well-intentioned and important, the complexity of an internet-based crime has ...