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Can I lose my job if I am convicted of a DWI?

Getting into legal trouble, even for something that didn't hurt anyone, like driving while under the influence (DWI), can affect many areas of your life. Getting arrested has social consequences and financial repercussions. A criminal conviction or guilty plea could...

What are the penalties for a DWI in Texas?

Driving while intoxicated remains a criminal offense in Texas, so those who get behind the wheel and drive under the influence might end up pulled over. A subsequent day in court could be one that comes with harsh penalties. What type of penalties might a driver...

Stiff penalties for impaired driving

Whether cited for driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), Texas and other states impose strong penalties for all kinds of impaired driving. The terminology often varies from one jurisdiction to the next, but it all adds up to impaired...

Protocol for a DWI stop and arrest

You, like most motorists in Texas, are ill prepared for a traffic stop because you have never been stopped by law enforcement for. Your first thought is that you are being stopped for speeding, so you are recalling just how fast you were going and if you had been...

MPD officer charged with DWI

Police officers are human, and they are subject to the many failings that all humans possess. An especially tragic flaw for a police officer is an addiction to alcohol. This disability can ruin an officer’s career unless strong measures are taken to control and end...

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