DWI/DUI arrests often start out as a minor traffic violation in the evening or early morning hours—you forgot to put on your seat belt, or you failed to signal before you changed lanes. These small violations give the officer who stopped you the opportunity to stop you and talk to you. If the … [Read More...]
Trying to get someone out of jail? In Austin, there are several kinds of bail bonds available. It is often possible for a lawyer to help get a person out of jail on a personal bond (released on the promise to appear in court) when that person failed … [Read More...]
A new case from the Court of Appeals, First District in Houston, has held that officers may not stand in a flowerbed and peer into a house without a warrant. The court said that this is not a proper search because the flowerbed was part of the … [Read More...]
The 3rd Court of Appeals has just issued an opinion which, unless reversed in the Court of Criminal Appeals, has a very negative impact on those charged with DWI's. The court said that if your DWI case is dismissed because you pled to either … [Read More...]
Wade Russell is a Board Certified Criminal Defense attorney. Starting out as a Travis County prosecutor and as an Assistant District Attorney, he has defended citizens charged with crimes of every type: from Federal embezzlement and pornography charges, murder charges, robbery, sexual assault, to DWI and misdemeanor cases of every kind. He handles every case individually, himself, and seeks the best result for his clients, by active negotiations with the prosecutors, or by jury trials when that is what is called for. Every case is unique and deserves a unique defense. State and Federal practice. Liscensed in the State of Texas; U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas. Board Certified - Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.