DWI Information

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Important Cases Helpful in Your Defense of a Texas DWI Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to cite examples of recent cases in Texas DWI defenses. State v. Homan: Field Sobriety Tests not allowed to establish probable cause unless done correctly. Knowles v. Iowa: Officers may not search beyond what is necessary for officer safety in a routine traffic stop. United States v. Lambert: A defendant was seized while agents held his driver's license for 20 minutes. United States v. Buchanan: The defendants were seized when the troopers separated them from their vehicle. United ...

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Jan

Frequently Asked DWI Questions

Frequently Asked DWI Questions Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to answer some questions you may have concerning local and state DWI laws. Should I refuse to take a breath test? The simple and most direct answer is, yes. Obviously, if you do not take a breath test, the prosecution will not have that evidence to use against you. Additionally, even if you take the breath test and pass, you will not be released. Keep in mind that by the time the officer asks you to submit ...

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Jan

Saving Your Texas Driver’s License

Saving Your Texas Driver's License Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to answer some questions you may have concerning the potential suspension or revocation of your Texas Driver's License. Saving Your Texas Driver's License? Your driver's license is subject to suspension if you refuse to submit to a breath or blood test when requested by an officer following an arrest for DWI or a DWI related offense. Your license is not automatically suspended. You have a right to request a hearing and, in the event you fail ...

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Administrative License Revocation (ALR)

Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 A Note About Your Driver's License and Administrative License Revocation (ALR): To preserve your right to drive in Texas, you must request a hearing within 15 days of the date you were served with a Notice of Suspension. In most cases, this is the day of your arrest. If you timely requested a hearing to contest your license suspension, you will be able to continue to drive unless an Administrative Law Judge rules against you and authorizes the Department of Public Safety (DPS) ...

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Texas DWI Information

Texas DWI Information Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to give examples of what may happen after a DWI arrest in Texas. The information on this page should not be construed as legal advice and may or may not apply to your or anyone else’s case. The things that can potentially happen in any given case are as varied as the number of cases. Only after consulting with a lawyer about individual facts and circumstances can you have any reliable idea about how any specific ...