November 22, 2019

Drug/Alcohol Suspensions Are Not Final With Us

The legal limit for intoxication in Texas is 0.08 breath or blood alcohol concentration (or BAC). If you get pulled over while drunk driving, you’re more than likely to have your license suspended until the specified date of return. Monks Law Firm fights to reduce or annul your suspension. When you get your suspension, don’t […]

November 8, 2019

Out of State Suspensions and How to Avoid Them

Say you’re driving from Texas to Florida, and you’re speeding through the states in-between. When passing Mississippi, you get pulled over, and the officer consults with his database to learn you have unpaid citations in another state. Your license is then confiscated, a fine is written, and now you have no driver’s license. Monks Law […]

October 24, 2019

Avoid Judgment License Suspensions

License suspensions can happen in many ways. For whatever reason you face license suspension, it’s essential to contest it to the best of your abilities. To do that, Monks Law Firm is here to provide you with the best legal consulting in the greater Houston area. Challenging violations and suspensions alone can be especially tricky […]

October 10, 2019

Don’t Lose Your License To An Accident

When you’re involved in an accident, you can come out of it feeling dizzy and disoriented. While the experience can be harrowing, the worst may be yet to come. If the accident is severe enough, or you’re frequently in them, your license can be under threat of suspension. Monks Law Firm is here to help […]

September 27, 2019

Monks Law Firm Aids in Repeal of DRP

With the repeal of the Driving Responsibility Program (DRP) comes relief along with new issues. For instance, Texans who were unable to receive their license when the law was in effect fall in certain categories. According to legislation, drivers whose fees solely stem from DRP are immediately eligible to be reinstated. However, Texans who faced […]

September 13, 2019

End of the DRP Reign

If you aren’t aware of the Driver Responsibility Program (DRP), here is a quick briefing. This program prevented more than one million Texans from reclaiming or keeping their driver’s license. If a citizen committed a driving offense, they’d not only have to pay traffic tickets but annual fees. These annual fees ranged from one-hundred dollars […]

August 17, 2019

Houston Officials Agree To Implement New Bail System

In a landmark agreement between Houston’s Harris County Commissioners, a new bail system is finally ready to implement. In a settlement in which a federal judge deemed the current Texas bail system to be unconstitutional, there has been a new design that has brought new revolutionary standards to the Texas legal system. We will elaborate […]

August 7, 2019

Texas DPS Officers Reportedly Told Not To Arrest For Low-Level Marijuana Cases In Response To New Hemp Law

There have been a lot of changes in the legislation regarding marijuana over the years. Perception towards the plant has been dramatically shifted and for some states, that means making it legal. For others, they remain in adamant dissent. For Texas, there’s not as much certainty. In fact, after a new law was formally passed, […]

July 19, 2019

Court Costs Are Getting More Expensive

A recent House Bill eliminated the surcharges that kept over half a million Texas drivers off the road (or at least, without a license). But, as if to say, “I’ve got some good news and some bad news,” court costs will also increase dramatically. The cost for traffic court cases is going up by $50 […]

July 13, 2019

Massive Recall on DWI Test Tubes

In recent news, we have learned that more than 10,000 DWI cases are now in question, due to a recall of the testing devices used to collect and preserve blood evidence in these cases. This is a hugely unfortunate incident, but the discovery seems to come right on time. Just last month, we discussed the […]