Between back-to-school partying, Homecoming festivities and Halloween, this is a time of year when many Texas State University students find themselves in trouble with the law. Common criminal charges faced by college students include:
In a recent study conducted by a research group on behalf of car insurance companies, it was found that Texas is ranked fourth in severity of drunk driving laws. Despite the tough stance the state takes, the study found that it is still ranked the 14th most dangerous state for drunk driving related risks, and eighth most dangerous in drunk driving fatalities.
Holiday break is a time for college students to unwind and take a much needed vacation from classes and homework. Unfortunately, holiday break is also a time during which some college students find themselves in trouble with the law, often for alleged drunk driving or drug-related offenses.
You have been charged with a DWI. Now you are asking yourself whether it is worth fighting the charge or if you should just plead guilty and move on with your life. The answer: It is always worth fighting the charge, or at least meeting with an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can examine your case and go over your options.