Harker Heights, Texas DWI Lawyers
Earning an exemplary reputation as an aggressive and formidable trial lawyer, Attorney Pritchard is ultimately passionate about protecting his clients'...
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When you hire our firm you will get an attorney who is not only honest and trustworthy, but one who is also competent and well versed in the practice area of law pertaining to your case. You will get an attorney who will be straight-forward with you and will tell you how it really is without...
Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2000.
Rated "AV-Preeminent" by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell in 2009.
Named a Texas "SuperLawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine since 2008.
President of the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 2006-2007
President of the Williiamson County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 2015-2016
Office in Georgetown or Round Rock since 1996.
Lives in Round Rock
Ed Walsh has practiced law in Williamson County, Texas for over forty years.
He was elected District Attorney of Williamson County in 1976 and was re-elected in 1980 and 1984. During his tenure as District Attorney, he was twice selected as “Prosecutor of the Year” for the State of Texas.
Mr. Walsh has been in private practice in Round Rock Texas since 1986. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell peer-review rating of AV, the highest possible rating.
Mr. Walsh practices family, criminal defense and civil litigation. He has been board...
Arrested or charged with a DUI or DWI?
Driving under the influence (DUI) means operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs that have impaired a person's mental or motor skills. In most states, a person will be considered "impaired" if they exhibit objective signs of intoxication, or if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Many states also have zero tolerance laws for drivers under 21, where any non-zero BAC level constitutes an offense. Most states also hold commercial drivers, such as truck drivers, to a more rigorous standard.
Law enforcement officers use a variety of tests, such as field sobriety tests and breathalyzers, to determine whether a driver is impaired by alcohol. In some jurisdictions, you have a right to refuse some of these tests, but in other jurisdictions you may be required to submit to them. It is important to know the law in your particular state, and to consult a DUI attorney if you are facing charges.
DUI lawyers are criminal defense attorneys focused on representing clients facing DUI/DWI/OWI charges. Each state has different DUI laws. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you and present your options on how to best limit the impact of the charges against you. DUI lawyers also handle related cases such as driver's license reinstatement and DUI record expungement.
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC): The percentage of alcohol in a person's blood.
Field Sobriety Test: Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a driver is impaired.
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