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...]
It is now required that, when approaching a stationary emergency vehicle, tow truck, or Texas Department of Transportation vehicle that is not behind a traffic control device--cones, drums or other markers--and has its signal lights on, a driver must … [Read More...]
It is now an criminal offense for a computer technician who discovers child porn on a client's computer to fail to report the discovery to law enforcement. The new offense is in the Business and Commerce Code, Chapter 109. Section 109.002 says that … [Read More...]
The Court of Appeals in El Paso recently ruled that a person changing lanes must signal before starting to make the lane change. The defendant argued in his appeal that it should be sufficient to start signaling while making the lane change. The … [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.