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  • What Happens at a DWI Arraignment?
    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 ...

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  • Navigating Through Your Courtroom Appearance
    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 ...

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  • Understanding Your Miranda Rights
    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 ...

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  • Understanding Implied Consent in Texas
    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 ...

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  • When Can Police Search My Home Without a Warrant?
    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 ...

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  • What To Do When Pulled Over For a DWI
    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 ...

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