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What To Do If Your Teenager is Charged with a DWI

  Teenagers are a complex group who do not always think through their actions. A teenager DWI in Texas is a serious offense and you do not want to overlook the legal challenges of the situation. At Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC, we understand that you may have questions when you teenager is charged with a DWI. We provide the legal assistance and guidance you need to help your son or daughter. Teach… Read more

The Biggest DWI Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

  Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense in the state of Texas. Depending on the situation, you may face major fines and time in jail, as well as losing your license to drive a vehicle. While it is not always possible to avoid every mistake associated with DWI charges, you do want to be aware of the biggest DWI mistakes and take measures to avoid them. An experienced DWI attorney (like Townsend,… Read more

What are Your Rights When Pulled Over by the Police

  If you are stopped by the police, you may wonder what your rights are. Are you required to answer questions or submit to a search? What happens if you refuse to cooperate? Your concerns may increase if the police charge you with a crime or you face legal challenges due to the stop. By knowing your rights when you are pulled over by the police, you will have a chance to take appropriate action to… Read more

Can Deferred Adjudication be Removed from My Record?

  Deferred Adjudication is something that is offered to offenders for certain types of charges. It is essentially a type of probation that is offered to the person who has been accused of the crime. The idea behind it is that once the criteria is met for the deferred adjudication, the case will be dismissed. However, it is even more important to know how this works in terms of your criminal record.… Read more

Can a DWI Lawyer Help My Case? Why Having One Is Essential.

 If you are facing a DWI charge then the situation may seem daunting. Is there anything you can do to help your charges? After all, you don’t want this single mistake to rip apart your life. With the help of an experienced DWI lawyer, you may be able to get more information and insight into what your options are before you head to court. While a busy court-appointed attorney can be helpful, a knowledgeable,… Read more

Marijuana & Employment Background Checks

  Many companies and businesses in the state of Texas will require you to complete a background check as a result of contingent employment. If you have marijuana use or possession on your record, this may be something that terrifies you. Marijuana is one of the most used illicit drugs in the United States and while some people never get caught with it, there are many others that do. If you are someone… Read more

How Warrants Can Negatively Impact Your Life.... And What To Do About It

  It’s possible that people can have warrants issued for them and not even realize it. These warrants won’t go away on their own, so they basically follow you forever. Imagine being pulled over for a simple traffic stop only to end up being arrested for a warrant you weren’t aware of. What Are Warrants and How Do They Work? Arrest warrants are official documents signed by judges that authorize law… Read more

Can A DWI Be Removed From Your Record In Texas?

  You may be wondering if a DWI in Texas can be removed from your record or if it’s going to follow you the rest of your life. DWI, or “driving while intoxicated” can have steep consequences. A DWI on your record can impact many different areas of your life. Having this black mark can prevent you from obtaining certain jobs, raise your vehicle insurance rates and can even impact how much interest… Read more

Can a DWI be a Felony in the State of Texas?

  Driving while intoxicated, or DWI for short, is a serious offense in Texas. Despite the safeguards in place, sometimes people do make mistakes. If you are pulled over for a DWI, it is important to know what consequences you are facing and if that would go on your permanent record. More importantly, it is good to know what classifies as a felony DWI and what doesn’t. Can a DWI be a Felony in the… Read more

Can I Legally Possess Marijuana in Texas?

  The legal possession of marijuana in Texas has been a difficult subject for some time. That is partially because there are differences between federal and state laws, and partially because Texas has been one of the states that is slower to come around to the idea of marijuana being legal for medicinal or recreational purposes. Generally, possession of marijuana in Texas is still illegal, but there… Read more
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