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December 2016 Archives

What to do immediately after being charged with a DWI

Every year, Texas police crack down on DWI enforcement over the holidays, with the grand finale happening on New Year's Eve. If you were one of the unlucky drivers to be charged this year, then you are probably wondering what you should do next.

Mute that chatty witness in your pocket

In a previous post, we discussed the best course of action to follow when interacting with police during a traffic stop or an arrest. In these highly stressful situations, people may feel compelled to provide a lengthy defense in support of their innocence. Such a verbal outburst can be counterproductive, as those utterances can be used as evidence in the future, taken out of context and twisted to suit the purposes of those filing charges.

Teach your college-age children about the Higher Education Act.

If you have been following our blog, you may have read our post on starting a conversation with your adult children regarding the long-term consequences of their actions in college. While they may be of legal age to be living on their own, some college-age students engage in activities that reveal their decision-making abilities aren't where they should be. In the past, such youthful indiscretions may have been condoned or had a limited impact on the young adult's life. With the ubiquitous nature of criminal records today, however, infractions and misdemeanors can haunt an individual throughout his life.

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