Category Archives: DWI

How Long Will a DWI Stay on Your Record in Texas

Does a DWI ever come off your record in Texas? If you have been charged with a DWI, you are likely to ask, "Will a DWI stay on your record forever?" The answer may be one that you don’t want to hear, but it is "maybe." For example, DWI charges that are dismissed without probation […]

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What’s the Difference Between a DUI and DWI in Texas?

If you’ve been charged with a DWI, you might assume that it’s the same crime as a DUI. While the terms might seem to be used interchangeably, they actually have different legal meanings and consequences. Driving under the influence is a serious crime, no matter what it’s called, and the penalties can be severe. Read […]

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How Much Does a First-Time DWI Offense Cost in Texas?

Drinking and driving—or rather, “operating a motor vehicle”—don’t mix. Yet every year, hundreds of thousands of people drive while under the influence. If you’re caught, penalties range from fines to jail time. It’s simply not worth it. However, if you’ve been charged with a first offense DWI, you’re probably wondering what the fines, fees and […]

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