The Consequences of Drunk Driving

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is dangerous to the person that’s driving as well as the people in the immediate vicinity of the driver. Alcohol impairs human judgement and coordination which is why many young adults who drink & drive find themselves with a DWI under their belt early on in life.

Often, underage drinkers are the most vulnerable to driving drunk because their prefrontal cortex has yet to complete its development. The prefrontal cortex is associated with the risk taking section of the brain which is why many people in their youth drive drunk without understanding the consequences or caring.

There are many downfalls related to drinking and driving. For one, safety is at risk. Safety is a priority at all times. Many roadway fatalities and auto accidents which lead to severe injuries are often caused by the actions in irresponsibility of intoxicated drivers. New Years, Halloween, and the Superbowl are some of the most common times of year for people to participate in drunk driving. Another consequence of drinking and driving in Houston is a criminal charge of DWI.


That’s right, getting arrested, going to jail, owing the court money, and not to mention the public embarrassment you’ll suffer if your case makes the media should be enough to deter people from the act of Driving While Intoxicated. Despite all of the consequences of drunk driving in Houston, there are ways to avoid these mishaps while still having fun with your friends. Hiring a designated driver and making sure to drink less alcohol and more water are ways to get home safe, secure, and free of DWI charges.

Always Take Legal Action On Sex Crime Accusations

Fighting allegations of any criminal offense related to sex, in any way, is important if you’re ever accused of a felony sex crime in Texas.

The stigma of being accused of a sex crime includes the assumption that the defendant has a problem around children that’s pedophilia in nature deserving of immediate correction in the form of jail.

If we’re talking about my kids, I agree.

What If The Defendant is Innocent?

If the defendant accused of a sex crime is innocent, then every action must be taken by the defendant if they’re to survive the prosecutorial onslaught.

Simply pleading guilty to avoid jail time and get a slap on the wrist is unlikely. Texas prosecutors expect serious jail to be afforded to any defendant convicted of a crime involving sex, and sex with under-aged victims.

If you’re ever in need of a criminal defense lawyer for a sex crime in the Houston-Galveston area, I strongly recommend looking up the “Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates”.

Handling The Possibility of Sexual Assault Allegations

Innocent, But Accused of Sexual Assault

There are number of times when innocent people find themselves staring down the barrel of the criminal justice system and its bloodthirsty prosecutors due to allegations of a sex crime that they did not commit. You heard me right. Every day in Texas, and quite often in Galveston County, people are wrongfully charged for sexual assault.

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Victimized PreSexOffenders?

When people are guilty of perpetrating a sex crime its often discovered that the offender was a victim of a sex crime act, or sexual exploitation, prior to engaging in criminal sex acts. SEX_CRIMES1_orange_300

Often, we find sex offenders to have been sexually abused, raped as children, or severely abused in other ways during the years of their lives that intellectually compose them as a person.

So these people need someone in their corner as well to ensure that their rights are protected.

It’s our responsibility at the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates to defend all of our clients to the best of our ability, regardless of what crime they have been accused of committing.

Even if you believe that you will be found guilty in court, Galveston & other Texas sex crime lawyers in the know, are all too well familiar with the fact that in most sex crime cases evidence is nonexistent.

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Important Advice About Rape Allegations

One of the most important things to remember if you, or someone you know, is arrested for a sex crime, that you not talk to the police, make any statements, or knowledge that a crime had even been committed in any way. The goal of the police is to attempt to elicit information from you that will more than likely be used against you in the court of law.

The biggest mistake you can make, if charged with a sex offense in Galveston County, Texas, is to participate in the answering of any questions from law enforcement, anyone that may be working with law enforcement, as well as all other people, without the presence of your attorney.

Remember; make absolutely no statements to anyone other than your attorney.

Contact A Sex Crimes Lawyer

As soon as you know there’s a strong possibility that you’ll be criminally charged for sexual offense it’s in your best interest to immediately contact an attorney and secure legal representation to preempt prosecution.

Get Help:

The reason you should contact the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates to talk with Galveston sex crimes attorney Tad Nelson is because we may be able to start taking steps now that will prevent you from being criminally charged, suffering the public embarrassment, destruction and defamation of your character, over what may be unfounded sexual assault allegations.

Handling The Possibility of Sexual Assault Allegations

Prison Culture Goes Public

From saggy pants to tattoos, the prison culture’s impact on American lifestyle is apparent. Somehow, some way, going to jail, or coming home from jail, has become “cool”.

There’s no doubt that the popularization of prison culture is by design the same way the the fall of the American economy was. I am not sure if there is anyway that we can reverse the faltering of our society, but I sure hope there is.prison-culture

There are a few things we can do like prayer, and doing a better job to raise our kids, but when you turn on the TV and these prison inmates turned celebrity are flashed about as if they are desirable, it makes the prospect of a better future bleak.

It seems that prison culture has taken over the reigns of destroying the youth the same way that devil worshiping rock bands did in years past.


We all need to work together to ensure that young people aren’t trained to be new criminals, and to ensure that great values are instilled in our children.