DWI

About San Antonio DWI defense, and DUI defense Law


Sue is drunk.  She is in the public.  Contrary to common belief this does not make Sue guilty of  public intoxication (in San Antonio Texas). The Texas Public Intoxication law requires that Sue not only be in the public, and intoxicated, but it requires that she be a DANGER TO HERSELF OR OTHERS.  If the danger part cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, then she is not illegally publicly intoxicated within the meaning of the...

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What is Criminal Law (Texas)

What is Criminal Law (Texas)


Posted on Apr 3, 2013

Criminal Law Easy Illustrative Explanation When a person asks, “what is criminal law?” it is best to explain how the body of law works in the context of a regular person in every day life. Bobby goes to Dillard’s and he hides a purse in his jacket.  He passes the point of sale and leaves the store.  Security is called.  The security guard approaches and holds Bobby until the police arrive.  The police officer reviews...

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License Suspended, Case Dismissed!

License Suspended, Case Dismissed!


Posted on Feb 4, 2013

Congratulations to DWI Attorney Justin Cook for winning the ALR license suspension hearing against his Client, which took place last week!!!  The Cook & Cook Law Firm was notified via fax that after the hearing, the Administrative Law Judge decided to reinstate the originally suspended license.  Licenses are often suspended when parties are pulled over for DWI.  The Cook & Cook Client, whose name will remain anonymous, was...

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Did you know that over 1/2 a million people ask Google what is dwi, every single month! This article explains what DWI is.  It also offers comparisons of what DWI is in Texas as opposed to 4 other States of the U.S. “DWI” stands for the crime of Driving While Intoxicated.  All states have individually written laws that describe specifically what DWI is defined as.  If you are curious about what DWI is for your specific...

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San Antonio DWI Trends

San Antonio DWI Trends


Posted on Dec 2, 2012

Criminal Defense Attorneys have noted lately that not only is the District Attorney, Susan Reed, tough on DWI defendants, but so too are the local juries.  Several seasoned lawyers have recently said that they recall a time in Bexar County where “not guilty” verdicts were simply more easy to earn at the close of a jury trial.  Now, defense lawyers simply arn’t winning the DWI cases nearly as often.  What does this...

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It was once the case, that our San Antonio DWI Lawyers at Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC advised clients to REFUSE the breath and blood tests.   When a suspected drunk driver is pulled over, an Officer will Offer the breath test or the blood test.  In the past, during most every day of the year in San Antonio, Texas, a person could refuse to take these tests.  THE POLICY HAS CHANGED.  Now, San Antonio has an ongoing policy AGAINST...

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