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Repeal Of The Driver Responsibility Program

The Texas legislature passed a bill to repeal the Driver Responsibility Program this session (H.B. 2048), and it was signed into law by the Governor in June. The bill will go into effect on September 1, 2019. This document is intended to answer common questions about how the repeal will work.
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5 Reasons You Need To Hire A DUI DWI Defense Lawyer

Getting arrested with a DUI or DWI charge can be daunting, to say the least. If convicted, you could face serious and long-lasting penalties. For this reason, it’s recommended that you pursue a robust defense with a qualified DUI defense lawyer.
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Will I Be Expelled?

College campuses in Austin and throughout central Texas are home to a wide range of crimes, from minor misdemeanors to serious offenses. Drug use, disorderly conduct and theft are incredibly common.
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Drug Convictions Come With Potentially Devastating Consequences

Drug convictions come with harsh penalties that can impact your immediate future. These convictions can also affect your life for the long term if they are felony convictions. If you are facing a drug charge, you need to think carefully about the effects that you might face.
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Will a Criminal Charge Threaten My Job?

In Texas, a criminal charge can jeopardize your ability to work. State licensing agencies have stringent rules concerning criminal activity, and, simply put, many individuals facing allegations find their professional licenses revoked.
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Drugged Driving Charges More Common Than You Realize

While it is easy to focus on drug charges like possession or distribution, there is another type of drug charge that some people might face — drugged driving. This crime is similar to drunk driving, but involves drugs instead of alcohol as the reason for the impairment that prevents a person from driving safely.
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Should You Take A DUI Field Test?

When you’re pulled over on the suspicion of a DUI, you may be asked by the police officer to take a “field sobriety test.” (We’ll explain exactly what these are in just a moment.)
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Police Pursue DWI Offenders Aggressively

In Austin and some of its surrounding communities, lots of state and federal funding is dedicated to fighting drunk driving. Law enforcement officials often hold "no refusal weekends" or other campaigns in an effort to crack down on DWI and secure more arrests.
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Are Adderall and Ritalin Illegal?

On college campuses throughout Texas, many students rely on medications to help them with their studies. Ritalin (methylphenidate), Adderall (dextroamphetamine), Dexedrine and related compounds are in wide circulation, and stand as effective means to treat behavioral disorders that otherwise interfere with one's academic pursuits.
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Can I Keep My Criminal Record Private?

For college students, the effects of a criminal charge are wide-reaching, long-lasting and, often enough, irreversible. Not only do individuals face legal repercussions — imprisonment, court fines and related considerations — but there will be academic consequences as well.
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