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Can a DWI arrest be turned into a DUI case?
I got arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and unfortunately consented to a blood test. The arrest was made because the officer thought I had been drinking but that is not the case. I am pretty sure they will find no alcohol in my blood sample. However, I think my impairment was the result of a prescription drug I took for anxiety. I had not taken it in a while so the effects were more pronounced than usual. I think that the blood test may reveal that I took the pill earlier in the day (5 hours prior to the arrest). Can the DWI arrest be turned into a DUI case? I ask because the arrest paperwork I got focuses only on blood alcohol content rather than something more generic such as DWI and/or DUI. I did not mention or disclose at any moment I had taken the anxiety medication.
There are no DUIs in Texas. DWIs encompass all intoxicatingly elements beyond alcohol such as prescription drugs and...
Charged with Evading and DWI in Texas.
I have been offered a Plea Bargain. The DA will lower to a State Jail Felony and I spend 30 days in Jail and Probation etc. , with Deferred Adjudication. But, I must plead guilty to DWI. My career could be at risk. I read that in other states if you were so drunk while driving that you did not realize that you were being pursued, you cannot be convicted of the offense. That was my circumstance. Although you cannot be charged with this offense if you were so intoxicated that you could not form the intent to evade, but will be charged with DWI. Well, I'm going to be charged anyway if I take Plea, AND have to have the Class A Misdemeanor of "Attempting to Evade" & punishments & consequences that go along with it. So is being intoxicated Valid Defense in the state of TX ?
If you are at this stage in your case, you must have an attorney and that person is the best position to advise you on...
DWI probation violation
I blew dirty into my breathalyzer last month. My PO says he wants to handle it administratively instead of prosecution. He called me randomly today to come meet with a counselor tomorrow. I fear they will give me a EGT test...which I would fail. Is it better to let him issue a probation violation so i can be represented by a lawyer or fail a EGT test and give them more evidence. Any advice is appreciated.....BTW I know I made a dumb mistake and have been beating my self up about it
Your situation depends on several things. It you have had several probation violations in the past and you flunk your...
Is it legal for a police officer to report DWI to a university?
My boyfriend was recently dismissed from his medical school based on a tip from someone reporting his DWI. Upon reviewing the DWI video, the officer clearly tells my boyfriend that he is going to personally call his medical school and tell them about it because he was being uncooperative with a blood draw. His medical school sat on this information and then blindsided him 8 months later as a reason for dismissal. They even alluded to having knowledge about things that happened in the hospital based on what the officer told them. Are events that happened in the ER considered health protected information? Does this apply to police officers? My boyfriend has not been convicted of anything at this point. It's a shame for him to be 250 k in the hole when he has since dealt with his addiction
You may be asking the wrong people about your boyfriends case. It may fall under a civil action for defamation or a...
Arrested for a dwi, but was taken to a different county and charged in a different county.
I was arrested for a DWI charge. The arrest happened in one county but when I was arrested I was taken to a different county and charged with a DWI in a county where the Dwi did not occur. What is my recourse.
There's no recourse. You may be able to petition to be moved to a different county....
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Applying for a job, and came across a DWI question?
"Have you ever been given a deferred adjudication or plead guilty or no contest for anything other than a traffic violation? (Mark yes if you have ever been given a deferred adjudication or plead guilty or no contest for a DWI offense:" I was not convicted as I did the PTI Program which later, thank God, got my case dismissed. I was going to answer yes, because it says deferred adjudication, but wanted to make sure. Am I correct? Thank you.
You are NOT correct. You have NOT been on deferred adjudication. Under Texas law, it is not legal to get deferred...
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