This year Galveston County has decided to participate in a “No Refusal Weekend” for driving while intoxicated (DWI) during both weekends of mardi gras. Under the no refusal program, if an officer has probable cause to believe that you are driving while intoxicated in Galveston County then he may apply for a search warrant for your blood. Prosecutors, judges, and nurses will be working through the night to sign search warrants and take your blood. Just because the state got a warrant for your blood doesn’t mean it is automatically admissible in court; that’s just the beginning of the fight.
Be smart; don’t drink and drive.
If you have been pulled over for DWI in Galveston County you need an experienced Galveston DWI defense lawyer. Read more info on Driving While Intoxicated, then call our office to discuss your options. Also read your blog entry entitled “Arrested for DWI in Galveston County, Texas – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AND KNOW THE LAW“.
If you are arrested for driving while intoxicated in Galveston, you have only 15 days after the arrest to request a hearing on the suspension of your driver’s license. Contrary to popular belief, your driver’s license is not automatically suspended when you are arrested.
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