Criminal defense involves, for a lawyer, representing people from all walks of life charged with a variety of offenses. These offenses may range from misdemeanor possession of marijuana to very serious offenses including felony DWI, aggravated assaults, and felony drug possession just to name a few.
At Crawshaw & Simpson most of the civil litigation our clients are involved is related to criminal matters. This has at times included representation of clients that are not charged with criminal matters at all but may become involved as interested third parties in an asset forfeiture case.
Being charged with driving while intoxicated is one of the most serious common offenses one can be charged with. DWI has many collateral consequences which include, driver’s license surcharges, driver’s insurance problems, license suspensions, and in some cases job loss. Being charged with DWI can also prevent someone from accepting a new job. (more…)
To be eligible for an expunction a person, generally, must have had their case dismissed after arrest, received an acquittal, or been pardoned. Obtaining an expunction order requires persons or agencies listed in the order to destroy the records regarding a particular person and case.
An administrative license review hearing can be a very useful tool in handling your driver’s
license hearing. The hearing is held by the State Office of Administrative Hearings and is a
separate case from any DWI charge. However, because the driver’s license hearing and the DWI
charge deal with the same facts, the arresting officer can be questioned thoroughly during the
hearing to find out if there are issues that will help win the DWI charge.
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In this podcast we discuss what to do if you’re pulled over, a few examples of traffic stops from our personal and professional experiences, how a regular traffic stop can turn into much, much more if you don’t take the right steps, our backgrounds in hunting and how we came to appreciate the land and game that we harvest.
In this podcast we discuss Commercial Drivers Licenses, impacts of traffic citations and DWIs on CDLs, and briefly touch on some of the State of Texas’ regulations on commercial vehicles and their operators. We also discuss some great opportunities for hunting and fishing on public lands in South Texas.
Cynthia is our Senior Paralegal. She was born and raised on the West Side of San Antonio and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in May of 1999. She then took time off to focus on raising her two boys and returned to school in 2010 to obtain her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. She graduated from (more…)
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