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What You Need to Know About SCRAM Devices

If you were recently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in Collin County or other parts of Texas, the judge may order you to abstain from consuming alcohol for a certain period of time. Instead of having you come in on a daily basis to check your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) by chemical test, the […]


Intoxication Manslaughter Charges in Collin County

Texas recognizes many different types of homicide. One category of homicide is reserved for people who kill someone while driving intoxicated. This is called intoxication manslaughter, and it is a very serious crime. If you killed someone while driving impaired, even accidentally, then you are at a high risk of being charged with intoxication manslaughter. […]


The Key to Prom Night – Plan Ahead

April is beginning of prom season in Collin County. It is important for parents to take the time to talk to their kids about the potential hazards associated with prom night and how to best respond to peer pressure. Here are five topics to review with your teens before they head out on prom night. […]


Arrested for DWI With a Child In the Car? Here’s What You Need to Know.

If you’re pulled over on suspicion of DWI in Collin County, Texas, you need to know that who is in your vehicle with you can make a significant difference in how you are charged. The reason for this is simple: Under Texas law, it is considered a more serious offense to operate a motor vehicle […]


Don’t Let Your DWI Criminal Record be a Roadblock to Your New Year

This past legislative session (2017), Texas lawmakers from both sides of the aisle proposed legislation to help expand the opportunity to seal criminal convictions with an order of non-disclosure. The new law HB 3016 allows a person convicted of nonviolent misdemeanors, including DWI’s, to petition the court for orders of nondisclosure under certain circumstances and […]


Do you have plans on “Black Wednesday”?

Most Americans are familiar with the term “Black Friday,” the shopping day after Thanksgiving when consumers flock to stores to find bargains galore. Not as many people are aware of “Black Wednesday” or “Blackout Wednesday”, the evening before Thanksgiving that has become one of the biggest party nights of the year. The night before Thanksgiving […]


Five reasons you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney if you are arrested on Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend is usually a busy weekend, with time spent enjoying backyard barbeques, spending time at the lake or taking a road trip. If you happen to find yourself arrested over the holiday weekend, odds are you don’t know where to turn next. The best thing you can do is contact a Collin County […]


Don’t let July 4th Fireworks Cloud Your Judgement

We are all proud to be Americans and want to celebrate the July 4th holiday. But as you celebrate, be aware that the police will be watching you as leave the firework show. If your Independence Day plans include alcohol, make sure you don’t get behind the wheel of a car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or […]


Don’t Fumble Your Future Away Just Because it’s Super Bowl Sunday

Gathering friends and family around the TV on Super Bowl Sunday is a fan favorite in America. It is one of the most widely watched national events, with millions tuning in time to watch. With the increased drinking that occurs at Super Bowl events, you can expect a greater police presence, including DWI checkpoints and […]


What if I Get Arrested in Collin County on New Year’s Eve?

If you happen to find yourself arrested in Collin County on New Year’s Eve for a DWI call our on-call attorneys at . Texas law states that those who are put in jail for a crime must see a judge or a magistrate before a bond can be set. On a holiday weekend it could […]