19 Jun 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

When Does a DWI Become a Felony?

What Should I Know so I can Protect Myself?  Any criminal defense attorney will tell you that felony DWI charge is nothing to scoff at. We all know the word...
10 May 2021 Posted By The Danielle Ward

Pulled Over For a DWI? Here’s What to Do.

When pulled over for a DWI, people tend to have misconceptions about what to do. When you follow the steps below, you protect yourself and your rights. With a DWI...
03 May 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Houston DWI Lawyer: Worth Hiring?

Is it worth hiring a Houston DWI lawyer? Anyone who watches crime dramas on TV knows that they have the right to represent themselves in court. When you face charges...
26 Apr 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

DWI Convictions

How a DWI Conviction Can Ruin Your Life A DWI conviction has the potential to devastate a person’s life. Unfortunately, people often don’t realize how seriously Texas takes driving while...
19 Apr 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

How Long a DWI Stays On Your Record in Texas

If you want to know how long a DWI stays on your record in Texas, you know how serious a conviction is. Likely, that’s why you searched for information about...
12 Apr 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

DWI and Insurance Rates

DWI and Insurance Rates in Houston When it comes to an arrest for DWI and insurance rates, you may wonder how a conviction impacts your premiums. In the state of...
06 Apr 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Does a DWI Show Up on My Background Check?

Yes, when a background check includes your criminal record, a DWI shows up. Oftentimes, many people don’t realize that their DWI arrest shows up on their record regardless of whether...
29 Mar 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Is No Contest Better than Pleading Guilty?

Are you wondering whether to plea no contest or plead guilty to a DWI in Texas? Contact our law firm immediately. Our Houston DWI lawyers are here to help you...
23 Mar 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

How Do I Reinstate My Driver’s License After a DWI?

“How do I reinstate my driver’s license after a DWI?”, people often wonder. After you serve the suspension, there’s a specific series of steps to follow in order to reinstate...
15 Mar 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Enhanced DWI: Factors That Change Severity

In Texas, an enhanced DWI charge takes harsh consequences and makes them harder on you. When charged with a DWI in Texas, you already face the potential of steep fines,...
08 Mar 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

How Does a DWI Affect Car Insurance in Texas?

How Does a DWI Affect Car Insurance in Texas? As Houston DWI lawyers, our clients often wonder how a DWI affects car insurance rates. It’s important to understand that a...
01 Mar 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Do I Need to Get an Ignition Interlock Device?

Will my DWI Case Cause Me to Get an Ignition Interlock Device? An ignition interlock device (IID) may be an unfortunate consequence of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge. DWIs...
08 Feb 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Key Questions to Ask a DWI Lawyer

If You Don't Ask These Key Questions You May Not Make Your Case After a DWI arrest, it’s essential you know what questions to ask a DWI lawyer before you...
01 Feb 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

DWI Expungement in Houston: When and How It Works

A DWI expungement in Houston can help you work towards a better future. In Texas, your criminal record is a public record. If you have ever been charged, convicted, or...
25 Jan 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Where Will My Houston DWI Case Be Heard?

I Don't Know Where to Go for My DWI Case If you face a Houston DWI case, it often comes with intense pressure. Because a conviction can cost thousands of...
11 Jan 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Driving Drunk? What Police Look For

Texas DWI: What Police Look For  A Texas DWI is a serious matter, and it requires experienced legal representation. With decades of experience as a Houston DWI lawyer, Herman Martinez...
06 Jan 2021 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Houston DWI Lawyer Tips: Know When You’re Too Drunk to Drive

Helpful Hints to Let You Know You're Too Drunk to Drive As Houston DWI Lawyers, we know how easy it can be to slip up. Maybe you meet with your...
30 Dec 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

How to Reduce Houston DWI Charges

Houston DWI Fines: How to Reduce DWI Charges In Houston, DWI fines are nothing to scoff at when charged with this crime. Texas takes driving while intoxicated (DWI), or drunk...
22 Dec 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

The Things You Need to Know After a DWI in Houston

Need to Know After a DWI Arrest in Houston  After a DWI arrest in Houston, you might feel overwhelmed or intimidated. For many people, it is their first time dealing...
15 Dec 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

A DWI in Texas: Could You Lose Your Job?

DWI in Texas: Can You Lose Your Job? Can you lose your job in Texas when you get a DWI? Avoid a DWI conviction, it's not worth your job. In...
02 Dec 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Controlled Substance DWI: What Is It?

Controlled Substance DWI: What Is It?  Oftentimes, a controlled substance DWI comes as a surprise to many. Typically, people associate driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws with alcohol and nothing more. However, Texas...
16 Nov 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Thanksgiving DWI: Don’t Ruin Your Holiday

Avoid a Thanksgiving DWI Arrest With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday season is in full swing. While they look a little different this year, many people decide to...
03 Nov 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

DWI Appeals Court In Texas

Can I Appeal a DWI in Texas?  You have the option to appeal a DWI in Texas per Texas Code of Criminal Procedure § 44.02. This code establishes the defendant's right...
27 Oct 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

What is the Safe Harbor Court?

Safe Harbor Court in Houston, TX This week, Houston announced the launch of a “Safe Harbor” court, allowing those who cannot afford court fines to resolve their cases without an...
14 Oct 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Arrested at the DMV?

Arrested for Warrants: Will They Check at the DMV?  Getting arrested for warrants can happen in unexpected situations. Moreover, warrants for your arrest happen for a number of reasons. Administrators...
06 Oct 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Houston Police Join Cite & Release Program

Cite and Release: Houston Police Join County Program  In mid-September, the Houston Police Department announced the implementation of a cite and release program for minor offenses. Under their current policy,...
11 Aug 2020 Posted By The Martinez Law Firm

Getting Your DWI Dismissed in Texas

Having a DWI Dismissed in Texas  Having a DWI dismissed in Texas may seem like an impossible task. However, with the right Houston DWI lawyer on your side, it is...
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