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  • Getting a Loved One out of the Lubbock Texas County Jail after a Lubbock arrest

    One of the first things I'm often asked is what is the process of getting my son/daughter or other loved one out of the Lubbock County jail. Once a person is arrested in Lubbock they will end up at the Lubbock County Detention Center. Most law agencies when the arrest a person tr...

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  • LUBBOCK DWI AND BLOOD TESTING-TIME FRAMES TO REQUESTING DRIVER LICENSE HEARING

    If you have been arrested for a DWI in Lubbock Texas or the South Plains and you voluntarily submitted to a blood test then you will have twenty days from the day the Texas Department of Public Safety notifies you of your blood test results to request a hearing on your driver lic...

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  • ARRESTED FOR A DWI IN WEST TEXAS, CAN YOU STILL DRIVE?

    If you have been arrested for a driving while intoxicated offense in Lubbock or west-Texas, one question I often am asked is "can I still drive?" This video discusses the temporary drive permit while the DWI case is pending.

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  • Arrested for a DWI in Lubbock Texas or West Texas? Things not to do while it is pending

    If you or a loved one have been arrested and are out on bond on a Lubbock or west-Texas DWI charge what you do or do not do on bond can affect your case. In this video we discuss three things that you should not do while your DWI is pending.

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  • I GOT ARRESTED FOR A LUBBOCK TEXAS DWI AND GAVE A BREATH TEST, HOW DOES THE BREATH TEST WORK?

    If you were arrested in Lubbock Texas or the South Plains for a DWI and gave a breath test, you did so on a machine called an Intoxilyzer 5000.

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  • WHAT ARE THE THREE "SOBRIETY TESTS" GENERALLY USED FOR A LUBBOCK DWI ARREST?

    Almost every DWI investigation involves an officer requesting that a person do three "standardized field sobriety tests." These are the HGN, or Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test; Walk and Turn and the One Leg Stand. In this video guide we look at each one of the standardized field s...

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  • CAN I GET A LUBBOCK TEXAS CRIMINAL ARREST OR CHARGE REMOVED FROM MY RECORD?

    One of the questions I often get often goes something like this. "I was arrested in Lubbock and now that arrest is on my record and I'm having a hard time getting a job, can I get the arrest of my record?" The answer is it depends on lots of things. This video discusses some opti...

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  • The Definitions Of Intoxication In A Texas DWI Offense

    Texas defines intoxication for a Driving While Intoxicated offense one of three ways. First a person's blood or breath or urine results are over a legal limit. This is what we call the per se law. It does not matter that the person does not act intoxicated or even if the person's...

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  • ARRESTED FOR DWI IN TEXAS, NOW WHAT HAPPENS TO MY DRIVER LICENSE?

    The Officer took my Driver License, can I drive? The short answer is probably yes. In Texas the law requires an arresting officer to confiscate the Texas driver license upon an arrest for driving wh

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