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10 things that I learned from smart attorneys for picking a jury

Posted on September 21, 2013
1. Confidence a. Whenever you stand up, stand up like the courtroom is your backyard and you are the expert that will answer all their questions. This requires you to do several things. First, know the law and facts cold. Secondly, dress the part. Wear a nice suit so your first impression is one of …

Are police reports for DWI biased?

Posted on September 3, 2013
Reading a DWI police report can be very misleading. Focusing on what is written by the police officer will always paint a picture of an intoxicated person. A solid DWI defense can frequently be developed with facts not included in the police report but relevant to a thorough DWI investigation. The National Highway Traffic Safety …

Bexar County, Texas Expands Its Once-Controversial “No Refusal” Policy

Posted on September 1, 2013
Effective in mid-October, 2011, no one pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Bexar County will have the option of refusing both a breath test and blood test to check for the presence of alcohol. If a suspect refuses a breath test, he or she will immediately be slated for a blood draw. …

Can DWI Probation be Reduced in Texas?

Posted on August 29, 2013
Texas law does not allow a court to terminate a DWI probation early. For example, if you are placed on a one year term of Community Supervision Probation and complete all of the conditions (community service hours, classes, court costs, fines…) after eight months, your probation may not be terminated prior to the expiration of …

Search Deferred Adjudication for a San Antonio DWI?

Posted on August 28, 2013
It appears that deferred adjudication may become available in San Antonio, Texas for the first time since 1984. A new bill is being sponsored by Rep. Todd Smith (R-Euless) that would allow people charged with a Texas DWI 1st Offense to enter a plea to DWI and be placed on community supervision without receiving a …

Does a DWI Stay on Your Record After it is Dismissed in Texas?

Posted on August 24, 2013
If your attorney is able to have your DWI case dismissed, your record will not show a DWI conviction. However, if you do not obtain a Final Order of Expunction, your record will reflect that you were arrested and charged for DWI. The Texas Department of Public Safety is the custodian of criminal records in …

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