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Driving While Intoxicated

Non Disclosure for DWI Driving While Intoxicated Charges

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated, Immigration

The Texas State Legislature in its 85th Session passed a law to take effect in September 2017. Any person who has been convicted of DWI (1st time) where there were no accidents or injuries will be permitted to file for a non-disclosure. There is a 2 year waiting period and the BAC must have been less than .15. A non-disclosure is a petition that is filed with the Court which permits a person to seal records (from the Public) of…

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INFORMACION PARA EL VISITANTE EN LA CARCEL DE TARRANT-NUEVAS REGLAS

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated, Immigration

VISITACIÓN 1. La inscripción de visitantes comenzará 30 minutos antes del inicio de las horas de visita. Los visitantes no serán procesados después de las 8:30 pm. 2. Cada preso estará limitado a sola una visita de 30-minutos cada día. Solo el máximo de dos (2) adulto pueden visitar al mismo tiempo. No mas de dos (2) menores. 17 anos de edad o menor pueden visitar (máximo de 2 menores). – Cada preso puede recibir hasta tres (3) visitas cada…

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Blood Draw Procedures Defense 13th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

Regarding great advocates; “Each know the precise points upon which to seize, each watch every accident that might arise in the progress of the case” 1903. Criminal law, Criminal trials, a lot of them looks bad when we get started as defense attorneys and things fall into your lap, if you’re listening, if you are listening. “What the devil did you mean taking a note? Why don’t you watch the case?” 1903. This was what the expert was teaching back…

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Blood Draw Procedures 11th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

More cross examination is suicidal than homicidal. Let that rest in your lap after the conference, your cross examination, you’re killing yourself, you’ve got to be careful. I didn’t say that, it was a joke made back in 1903 and it is still true today. I’m looking at some judges here and then it is in their heads. You see these things, you got to accept them. A fact that came to light, now this is critical here, “A fact…

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Blood Draw Procedures and Defense 10th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

Let’s get to a different subject. “The Missing Evidence”; Okay, this is core, this is critical. So many cases come alive because of missing evidence. Your cross exam questions are not in the police report. Okay. You’ve got to know what you’re dealing with. You got to know your subject matter but you’ve got to know the police officers write down everything they see bad or wrong. When I look at the police report I’ve got about a 100 things…

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Blood Draw Procedures Defense 13th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

You got to be prepared, you got be prepared for bad answers. “In the trail of cases he was alert and resourceful, never became disturbed” I think that’s a good word or confused “even when the unexpected settling took place”, 1903. How do I deal with it? When you get a bad answer, don’t belabor it, don’t react emotionally to a bad answer. Flip to a different subject. Now if you’re married, you’re probably good at shifting, Okay we’ll talk…

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Blood Draw Procedures 9th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

My blog posting is geared toward defense attorneys but it’s also applies to prosecution too so… Awareness of your demeanor is the core fundamental of cross examination. This is what I believe okay. The first lesson of our art and it is an art is to control our manner toward the witness under the most trying circumstances. Now do you think I wrote that statement? That is a statement as you can tell from the language, it was written in…

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Blood Draw Procedures Defense 12th of

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

You got to be prepared, you got be prepared for bad answers. “In the trail of cases he was alert and resourceful, never became disturbed” I think that’s a good word or confused “even when the unexpected settling took place”, 1903. How do I deal with it? When you get a bad answer, don’t belabor it, don’t react emotionally to a bad answer. Flip to a different subject. Now if you’re married, you’re probably good at shifting, Okay we’ll talk…

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Blood Draw Procedures 8th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

Why do you deserve less protection if you refuse and if you consent, it doesn’t really make a logical sense but this is the sanitary place and it has probably been cleaned up a little bit since then but in the beginning we went and checked it out and there’s kind of mold on the air conditioner and caution tape hanging as the ceiling fan switch. There’s a regular trash can right next to where the person’s arm is and…

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Blood Draw Procedures 7th of 13

By | Criminal, Driving While Intoxicated

Obviously proper labeling is important, proper inversion shaking too hard can cause hemolysis. You need to immediately mix them because blood can start clotting right away if you set them down on the table and you leave them for a couple of minutes while you’re finishing the blood draw, clotting can already occur so it’s a good idea for them to be inverted once you know as soon as possible. Here’s a good example of good labeling, you see a…

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