Most people have undergone a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test at one time or another. Doctors use it to look for signs of neurological problems. Usually, the test administrator instructs the subject to follow a moving point, such as a fingertip, just by moving their eyes. If the pupils move involuntarily, the person probably has nystagmus.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice supervises about a quarter of a million probationers a year. That figure does not include the high number of absconders (people who completely ignore probation orders) or who are later incarcerated for some reason.
In the United States, many people believe that all sex offenders are the same. A boy who's a few months too old to have a consensual relationship with a teenager is just as bad as a man who rapes a nursing home resident. That's just one reason the sex offender registration requirement is a very difficult pill to swallow.
Maybe television pitchman Timothy Williams should have booked a room instead of driving on the freeway in his hometown.
If you go to Google and enter a search phrase like "Weatherford drug crimes lawyer," about a million results will pop up. A few of these lawyers may just take your money, but the vast majority would probably defend you very well in court. They would also give you solid legal advice, so you can make good choices.
All criminal cases have collateral consequences. For example, when people Google your name, some very unflattering images and entries may appear at the top of the page. Furthermore, many people must miss work to attend court appearances. Finally, criminal proceedings usually hang over people like dark clouds until they are resolved.
In most DWI cases, intoxication or sobriety is basically the only issue. If the defendant provided a chemical sample, and that sample's BAC level was above the legal limit, the defendant is normally guilty as a matter of law.