I grew up in a small East Texas town, near the Big Thicket. People were poor, and... more
I grew up in a small East Texas town, near the Big Thicket. People were poor, and the economy was always tough. Services such as mental health providers, counseling, and educational classes were few and far between. I saw then, as a young girl, that people were never going to change their ways of living if they never knew HOW to change, or WHY they should. My mother worked for 40 years in speci... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.