DWI, DUI & Drugs
A DUI Charge Is Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
What is the difference between a “DWI” and a “DUI”? In Texas, a DUI charge refers to the influence of drugs, while a DWI charge refers to the effects of alcohol. DUI is a serious charge — as serious as a DWI charge.
At the Tylka Law Firm in Galveston, Texas, a DUI defense lawyer can explain your rights and answer your questions about the charges against you. Call us now. We can help.
DUI Can Refer to Recreational and Prescription Drugs
Any drug that affects judgment can support a charge of DUI — driving under the influence. You may be accused of driving under the influence of marijuana, cocaine or meth (methamphetamine). Or your DUI could be based on the suspicion of using prescription drugs that can affect judgment and perceptions. Whether the prescription drugs were obtained legally or illegally, if your driving ability was affected, it could bring a charge of DUI.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Defense Lawyer in League City
A DUI lawyer can listen to what happened, investigate the charges and develop a strategy to deal with the DUI charge. It is important to have a DUI defense attorney who knows the rules of evidence and has the skills to challenge the evidence against you. How was a blood sample obtained? Was it processed properly? Was the chain of custody maintained? Any deviation from accepted standards can help your defense.
When Justice Matters… We Will Be There for Our Clients
DUI is a serious charge that can affect your right to drive, your reputation, your insurance rates and your freedom. The Tylka Law Firm provides free initial consultations with a DUI defense lawyer for DUI charges. Contact us by phone or online.