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Benefits of a DUI Lawyer vs a Court-Appointed Attorney

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Why Choose a DUI Lawyer When it comes to DUI cases, having a dedicated DUI lawyer is essential to winning your case. Above all else, when it comes to handling DUI cases, especially in Fort Bend County, specialized experience matters. While you have a right to be represented by whomever you choose, it is key to understand which representation will give you the best outcome.   DUI Lawyers Can Commit More Time to Your Case Court-appointed attorneys are often not Read More


Man Charged with DWI After Almost Hitting Police Cruiser

A 24 year old College Station man has been charged with a Class A misdemeanor for driving while intoxicated, and a Class B misdemeanor for causing an accident involving damage to a vehicle after a series of events, including almost striking a police car, sideswiping another vehicle and then ending up driving a bicycle in a ditch. According to a report in The Eagle, a police officer was stopped on the west feeder road of Texas 6 and noticed a Read More


Texas Man Gets 45 Years In Prison For Fifth DWI

NYDailyNews.com reported a story by CBS Dallas about a Texas man who got a sentence of 45 years in prison for his fifth drunk driving conviction. Stephen Andrew Hall, 59, received the punishment in May, and he will have to serve at least a quarter of his sentence before a parole hearing. Tarrant County Assistant Attorney Erin Cofer commented on the matter saying that “the 45-year sentence was fitting considering his prior DWI history.” “The sentence ensures that he will Read More


Texas Woman Facing Felony DWI Charges

One young Texas woman has been charged with felony intoxication after a DWI accident that injured a police officer. Early on the morning of April 22, 2012, 25-year-old Calli Dretke rear-ended a Blood Alcohol Testing Van that was parked on the side of the road. According to the Montgomery County Police Reporter, the van had responded to an officer’s call for back-up in dealing with an unruly prisoner that was being transported. After hitting the van, causing extensive damage, Dretke Read More


Texas DWI Accident Results in Unique Sentencing for Houston Man

In addition to prison time, one Houston man is being forced to serve an unusual punishment for his drunk driving conviction and DWI accident that killed another man. According to abcnews, in June of 2011, 39-year-old Michael Giacona ran a red light while drunk, hitting a car driven by 20-year-old Aaron Pennywell. Pennywell was thrown from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck. Like many who are convicted of drunk driving in Texas, Giacona was sentenced Read More


Multiple DWI offender facing murder charges after deadly drunk driving accident

The Fort Bend County, Texas, Grand Jury recently indicted a 24-year-old man on multiple charges based on a December 2011 drunk driving accident that killed  Nancy Krenek, a mother of six. According to an article from abc 13, Sean Michael Adams is facing charges including intoxicated assault and murder. Although it’s relatively uncommon for a drunk driver to face a murder charge in Texas, prosecutors say they chose to proceed with the murder charge because the defendant had three prior Read More


Harsher Penalties for Texas Police Officers Charged with DWI

On Monday December 26th, a Fort Worth Police Officer was arrested for driving while intoxicated and for providing a firearm to a felon.  The incidents preceding this arrest occurred at 4:40 in the morning when Officer Daniel Gonzalez and ex-con, Bobby Joe Newton drove around.  They took turns shooting at street lamps and traffic signs.   Gonzales joined the Police department in January 2002 and was assigned to the Central Patrol Division.  He has since been placed on restricted duty Read More