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 driver's license for three years from the date of the conviction. What Is a DWI Surcharge? Surcharges are basically a tax or penalty that the Texas Department of Public … read more »

Can Your Driver’s License Be Suspended for 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 »

Texas has not decriminalized marijuana

Posted September 25, 2015 | filed under Blog.

As a criminal defense and drug possession¬†attorney who handles numerous drug/marijuana cases I have an obligation to keep up with current pending legislation and changing attitudes toward the laws of our state. Many of my clients think marijuana is about to be “legalized” in Texas or at least decriminalized. Many tell me they don’t think … read more »

What You Should Know About Drug Possession in San Marcos TX

Posted July 24, 2015 | filed under Blog.

Every state handles the possession of drugs differently, and the repercussions vary widely. Drug possession can range from having a small amount for personal consumption all the way through to larger amounts with the intent to distribute or to sell. In some states, illegal marijuana possession (less than two ounces) varies from a petty offense … read more »

Increasing Number of Adderall Cases

Posted March 10, 2013 | filed under Blog.

Article by:¬†Lance Turnbow, Attorney If you are facing a controlled substance charge contact the Law Offices of Lance Turnbow. As an attorney who handles lots of controlled substance cases, Lance Turnbow can tell when he sees a trend. Over the last couple of years the number of cases involving adderall has increased dramatically. Adderall is … read more »