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Underage DWI Penalties in Texas
Underage DWI Penalties in Texas

In typical driving while under the influence ( DWI ) cases, there is some leeway in how cops determine if someone is intoxicated; however, with underage drivers, there is no such thing. Today, Smith & Vinson Law Firm will discuss underage DWIs and subsequent penalties. ...

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