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Penalties and consequences of drunk driving in Texas

It should not come as a surprise that the penalties associated with drunk driving charges can be significant. To help address the potential penalties and consequences accused drivers face, they should be familiar with criminal defense protections so they do not have to face the charges without help.

Get help fighting drug charges

It may or may not come as a surprise that some of the most significant penalties accused individuals can face as part of the criminal justice system are for drug offenses. Because drug offenses can result in harsh prison sentences and steep fines, it is vital for accused individuals to be familiar with their criminal defense protections available through the same criminal justice system.

What are the requirements for breathalyzer tests?

Breathalyzer tests must be in proper working order and properly maintained at the time of use to provide accurate and reliable test results. If a breathalyzer test is not properly maintained or calibrated, it may be possible to challenge the results of a breathalyzer test on that basis which is why it is helpful for drivers accused of drunk driving to be familiar with the requirements for a breathalyzer test.

Valuable search and seizure protections for accused individuals

Legal protections against unreasonable searches and seizures is one of the important rights accused individuals have and should be familiar with. If an accused individual's search and seizure protections are violated during and arrest, traffic stop or search of their home, it may form the basis of the accused individual's criminal defense and allow for the charges the accused individual is facing to be thrown out.

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