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  • When is DWI a Felony in Texas?
    When is DWI a Felony in Texas?

    In all states, it is against the law to drive on a public road while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including lawfully prescribed drugs. The offense of driving while intoxicated (DWI) is ...

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  • Second DWI Penalties in Texas
    Second DWI Penalties in Texas

    Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is criminalized in all states. Here in Texas, the crime is referred to as “ driving while intoxicated ” and is covered under Section 49.04 of the Texas ...

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  • Can I Get Fired for a DWI?
    Can I Get Fired for a DWI?

    If you’re facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges in Fort Worth or anywhere else in Texas, you likely have these questions: “Will I go to jail? How much will my fines be? Will my driver license ...

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  • First DWI Penalties in Texas
    First DWI Penalties in Texas

    In Texas, the state’s drunk and drugged driving law is covered under Section 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code. Under Sec. 49.04, you commit the offense of driving while intoxicated if you are ...

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  • DWI During the Holidays
    DWI During the Holidays

    According to statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation , or TxDOT, DUI incidents are much more common around the holidays. Looking at the period between Dec. 1, 2016 and New Year’s Day, ...

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  • You've Been Arrested for a DWI. Now What? Continued.
    You've Been Arrested for a DWI. Now What? Continued.

    As we discussed last week, after being arrested for a DWI you become subject to both administrative and criminal penalties. I gave you the run down concerning the administrative side, and this week I ...

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