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January 2016 Archives

After a DWI stop in Texas: Can you refuse a breath or blood test?

Being pulled over by police on suspicion of drunk driving is a scary experience. You may be asked to exit your vehicle and submit to a breath test and a number of field sobriety tests. Many people wonder what they are forced to submit to and what they can refuse to do. Though cooperation with the police is often best, you have the ability to refuse a breath test on the scene, or a blood or urine test if you are taken to the police station.

Drug possession with intent: How can the state prove your intent?

All drug charges are serious, but some carry harsher penalties than others. In Texas, possession with intent to deliver - that is, intent to sell the drugs - results in more serious consequences than simple possession for personal use.