How To Win A Drug Possession Case

Posted February 12, 2019 | filed under Blog.

A felony drug charge is a nightmare come true -- a serious offense that can have long-term consequences. As much as you might want to pull the covers over your head and pretend it’s just a bad dream, you need to take action right away to prevent these charges from negatively impacting the rest of … read more »

What’s so suspicous about suspicious vehicles?

Posted February 11, 2019 | filed under Blog.

As someone who defends lots of controlled substance and marijuana cases I am always looking at police procedure related to the detention and search of defendants. Many of these interactions between law enforcement and citizens come from call-ins for a "suspicious vehicle." The call comes from a concerned citizen who sees a vehicle parked in … read more »

The meteoric rise of THC Oil products

Posted September 14, 2018 | filed under Blog.

In the last few months I have seen a huge increase in the number of arrests for possession of THC oil and cannabis concentrates. Any amount of this substance starts at felony level.  Many of my clients are college students who go from having no criminal history to suddenly facing felony charges for possessing a … read more »

How to legally avoid paying Texas DWI surcharges

Posted August 24, 2018 | filed under Blog.

Every defendant convicted of DWI in Texas faces a surcharge or "tax" from DPS. This surcharge is to be paid as a penalty for maintaining your drivers license for three years from the date of the conviction. These surcharges can be very expensive. For example, if you are convicted on a misdemeanor DWI with BAC … read more »

Driver’s license suspension for marijuana or drug charges?

Posted May 9, 2017 | filed under Blog.

The Law Office of Lance Turnbow handles all types of criminal charges but the ones I encounter the most are drug cases and DWI's. Many of my clients are shocked to find out that ANY drug or marijuana conviction in the state of Texas will lead to a driver's license suspension of 180 days. That … read more »