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Can You Get a Texas DWI in a Self-Driving Car?

Can You Get a Texas DWI in a Self-Driving Car

With the speed at which technology advances these days, it seems fully automated vehicles (or self-driving cars) are things of the near future. But as drivers start giving up driving responsibilities to machines, questions about legal issues involving motor vehicles, such as DWIs, arise. Specifically, if a person is intoxicated while in a self-driving vehicle, […]

Drunk Driving Discussions: What Happens if You Get 3 DWIs in Texas?

Drunk Driving Discussions What Happens if You Get 3 DWIs in Texas

No matter what state you’re driving in while intoxicated (DWI), it’s a serious matter. More than one DWI is even more serious. A third DWI can screw up your entire life. Every state has different laws and ramifications for DWIs. The one constant is that in the last 20 plus years, DWIs have become a […]

Is DUI a Misdemeanor? How to Handle a DUI Charge

Is DUI a Misdemeanor How to Handle a DUI Charge

Did you know, more than 1.5 million Americans are arrested every year for driving under the influence? You should avoid driving after any amount of alcohol or drugs. Driving while impaired reduces your coordination and leads to more than 10,000 deaths per year. If you get hit with a DUI charge, it pays to learn about what happens […]

What to Look for When Choosing an Austin Criminal Lawyer

What to Look for When Choosing an Austin Criminal Lawyer

The number of active lawyers in the country has increased by 15.2% over the past decade. With so many lawyers available to make your case, you need to know how to find the one who can help. Otherwise, you might end up with a lawyer who loses your case, leaving you locked behind bars. Searching for an experienced Austin […]

January and February Trials

Deandra Grant

January and February yielded outstanding trial results for the Law Office of Deandra M. Grant. In January we helped secure probation for a client after a 2 1/2 week trial for Intoxication Manslaughter. Next up was a DWI with an accident and an alleged .149 blood alcohol concentration.  After the test result was discredited during trial, the […]

What Constitutes Domestic Violence in Texas?

What Constitutes Domestic Violence in Texas

Texas Penal Code Section 71.004 defines domestic or family violence as any sort of action that is between members of a family, roommates, spouses or someone else living in a household together that is intended to cause some kind of harm. Whether this harm is emotional, physical, or verbal, these actions are seen as violent and […]