Intoxication Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter

January 13th, 2016 by Tad Nelson in DWI, Underage Drinking

You may think drunk driving is not that big of a deal. But if you injure—or kill—someone while operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you are likely to face felony criminal charges. Under Texas law, both “intoxication assault” and “intoxication manslaughter” are criminal offenses separate and apart from DUI/DWI. Intoxication Assault If […]

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Do Texas Drive-Through Liquor Stores Lead to Drunk Driving?

July 10th, 2012 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

A recent drunk driving accident in Gregg County has left Texas lawmakers wondering whether the state should ban drive-through liquor stores. Currently, Texas is among several states that allow customers to purchase packaged alcoholic drinks from drive-up windows at liquor stores and convenience stores. Some people worry that a drive-through window encourages customers to engage […]

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