DWI record being expunged and sealed to get a real job. This image was adapted from, “Golden Lady Justice, Bruges, Belgium” and is copyright 
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Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Lawyers Who Can Help

It is legal in all 50 states to drive a car after drinking alcoholic beverages if you are over the age of 21 years. Despite this fact, drunk driving is one of the most politically controversial crimes, subject to constant lobbying by powerful groups such as Mothers Against driving while intoxicated (MADD). As a result, drunk driving is one of the most aggressively enforced crimes on the Texas books.

What is drunk driving, driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI)? Contrary to the term driving while intoxicated, one does not actually have to be drunk to be arrested and convicted of drunk driving. Texas law states that a driver only has to have lost the normal use of his mental or physical faculties by the introduction of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of both to be guilty of driving while intoxicated.

In the state of Texas, Driving while intoxicated, or driving under the influence, can result in severe penalties with extreme repercussions that can last years. Having an experienced DWI lawyer can be the deciding factor in your case. If you have been charged with a DWI, DUI or any other crime in Texas, be sure that you have the an experienced lawyer in your corner. The Seguin DWI lawyers and attorneys of Carroll & Hinojosa, PLLC are able to walk you through every step of the process, from arrest and posting bond, to trial or plea bargain.

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