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If you or a loved one were accused of drunk driving, and you’re looking to retain an experienced DWI lawyer in the Greater Houston area to represent you in Harris County, Galveston County, or surrounding counties, contact attorney Tad Nelson immediately.

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Attorney Tad A. Nelson is a nationally known charismatic advocate of the people. As a respected attorney & legal mind, he has appeared on CNN and FOX on numerous occasions to share his opinions on the legal issues of the day.

Tad is so much more than just form; Tad’s career is built on substance. The pillars of that substance has been his thirst for knowledge and education which has led to respect gained from his colleagues, and earned from his clients.

There are numerous consequences associated with DWI convictions. You’ll need experienced professional help to beat the charge and/or to avoid the most serious criminal penalties that apply to DWI cases. Contact us or call 281-280-0100 for your case review.

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Why Choose The Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates?

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Led by firm founder & Houston DWI attorney Tad Nelson who has more than 27 years of criminal law experience, our team of dedicated DWI defense focused lawyers work hard to reach the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Although we have offices in Houston and Galveston, our main office is in League City which is where we meet most of our Clear Lake and southeast Houston clients.

Even if you think your case is impossible, we might be able to provide a reasonable solution for you. Sometimes, this can involve taking a case to trial where we’re able to articulate our arguments better and can present our case to a jury. As a former assistant district attorney in his first few years as a lawyer, Mr. Nelson provides our team with insights into how to effectively defend our clients against strategies used by prosecuting attorneys in Harris County, Galveston County, and in surrounding jurisdictions.

We May Be Able To Save Your Texas Drivers License!

Once you’re arrested for DWI in Houston the State of Texas will motion to administratively suspend your Texas Driver License in an ALR hearing. If you’re interested in fighting to secure your driving privileges please keep in mind that we’ll only have 15 days from the day of your arrest to request a hearing to fight for your license.

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You Can’t Beat The Ride, But We Can Beat The Charge!
We pride ourselves on being accessible, responsive and, above all else, honest. We will give you a straightforward assessment of your situation, and we’ll always keep you up to date on the progress of your case.

Your Local Houston ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientist

We pride ourselves on being accessible, responsive and, above all else, honest. We will give you a straightforward assessment of your situation, and we’ll always keep you up to date on the progress of your case.

You’ll Need A Lawyer That Understands DWI Law, THE SCIENCE, & You!

Masters in Forensic Science

Tad’s hands-on experience in the lab earned Tad the designation of Lawyer-Scientist from the American Chemical Society. At the time, Tad was the 1st in Texas and 4th in the U.S. to receive this outstanding honor. Tad graduated with his Masters in Forensic Science in 2015.

Board Certified® in Criminal Law

Tad earned his Board Certification® in criminal law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Learn More) in 1996 awarding him the distinction of being one of a small percentage of practicing DWI attorneys in Greater Houston who hold such credentials.

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Learn about avoiding arrest for DWI in Houston, dealing with police during DWI sweeps, and your rights!

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Understanding The Legal Climate in Texas

Texas DWI Overview

DWI offenses in the state of Texas can fall under a number of different categories, for a number of different reasons, each of which, have their own delicate set of circumstances. In the Texas DWI Overview section of our website you’ll be able to review information related to serious DWI offenses involving loss of human life, womens’ issues, and more.

If you’re serious about fighting the state’s claim that you were operating a motor vehicle while allegedly intoxicated, few are better suited and best qualified to fight the charge than the Houston DWI attorneys of the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. Whether you were arrested in Clear Lake, Galveston, or League City, we have nearby offices and invite you to reach to us by calling 281-280-0100.

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  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesShould I Tell the Police There’s an Open Container of Alcohol in My Vehicle?
    Driving with an open container of alcohol in your car is never a good idea. For one thing, it’s against the law. And if you are charged with drunk driving, the open container’s presence may lead to enhanced DWI penalties. But you also need to consider that once a police officer spots an open container
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    Football fans in Texas and across the country recently enjoyed another Super Bowl Sunday. For many, the festivities included drinking. Yet when the game is over, some fans may be confronted with the temptation to drive while intoxicated, especially when the distance to home is short. In an effort to encourage extra vigilance, at least
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    Always take care to think wisely about your next action, especially when you know you like to enjoy alcoholic beverages and prefer to use your own vehicle for transportation. Last week in New Mexico a young lady, Gabrielle Moya who was out on bond for her 1st DWI offense, made the same mistake again. This
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesNew BAC Technology in Today’s Automobiles
    Because statistics reported on by CBS News suggest that the incidence rate of driving while intoxicated is increasing, Texas state officials as well as federal agencies remain as committed as ever to stopping drunk driving. As automotive technology advances by leaps and bounds, there may be a new wave of technology that will soon find
  • Obtaining an Occupational Driver’s License in Texas
    If your Texas driver’s license has been suspended, revoked, or denied, you may still be able to obtain limited driving privileges. Texas offers what is called an Occupational Driver’s License (ODL), a restricted license that authorizes the holder to drive at certain times of the day for specific purposes. An ODL is not a right;
  • Who Can Take Samples of My Blood Following a Possible DWI Accident?Who Can Take Samples of My Blood Following a Possible DWI Accident?
    When police suspect drunk driving played a role in an auto accident, they may seek to force the defendant to submit a blood sample under Texas’ implied consent law. But there are certain rules law enforcement must still follow in such cases. For example, Section 724.017 of the Texas Transportation Code states that only certain
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesHouston authorities make DWI arrests over holiday weekend
    A Houston-area sheriff’s office joined the Texas Department of Public Safety in a Christmas weekend crackdown on drunken drivers. The authorities targeted high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enforcement effort resulted in 21 people receiving DWI charges during the Christmas holiday weekend, ranging in age between mid-twenties and mid-fifties. Of

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The Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates • 1221 Studewood St • Houston, TX 77008
PHONE: 713-802-1631

Houston • Galveston • Clear Lake • League City

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