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Gilbert G. Garcia

Gilbert Garcia’s Legal Guides

9 total

  • Top 10 Reasons to Clean Your Criminal Record

    In today’s tight economy, at least 80% of all employers conduct a pre-employment background check. Many people experience that it is increasingly difficult to find a job or gain access to credit if they have a blemish on their record.

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  • Criminal Record Cleaning

    In todays economy, it is even more important than ever to have a Clean Criminal Record it can be critical for certain jobs, certifications, specializations, home rental or ownership, access to credit, acceptance to college and much more. Millions of Americans with a criminal re...

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  • DWI Update: Mixing Prescriptions and Alcohol

    With so many Americans taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs, it is important to understand the additional side affects of combining these drugs with alcohol. Many drugs remain active in the body and in the blood stream well after a person stops consuming the drug. It is...

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  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) has recently completed a two-year study

    Unfortunately, the findings show that most of our current Drug Court programs were created by prosecutors and judges and left little or no room for defense lawyers to protect the rights and to advocate for the best interest of their clients. Some of the initial findings and reco...

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  • What will happen if I have a Possession of Marijuana Case?

    Will I Go To Jail? Will I Lose My Driver License? If I Lose My License May I Obtain A Restricted License? Will the Charge A Misdemeanor or Felony? What Is the Penalty For Selling Marijuana?

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  • The Use of Drug Dogs – Facts You Need to Protect Your Constitutional Rights

    A growing trend in the War on Drugs is the use of drug dogs to alert on a vehicle or house, which allegedly provides law enforcement with probable cause to search. It is very important to understand your CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: You have the right to NOT consent to the search. You...

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  • What Is A Criminal Law Board Certified Attorney & Why is it Important to Have One on Your Side?

    A Board Certified Attorney is an attorney who has demonstrated special competence in a particular field in which the Texas Board of Legal Specialization has certified their competence. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization was created by the Supreme Court of Texas and the Boa...

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  • Overview of Standard Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)

    Field Sobriety Tests are basically psycho-physical tests administrated by law enforcement officers when an individual is suspected of DWI. Field sobriety tests can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction nationwide. Some of these tests consist of reciting the alphabet backwards, c...

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  • DUI-DWI Terms & Definitions

    Absorption Rate: The rate at which consumed alcohol finds its way into the blood stream. While alcohol sits in the stomach, its absorption is delayed. Absorption rate will be affected by how much was eaten, individual biologic differences, and what type of beverage was consumed. ...

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