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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?

  • A Reputation For Excellence

    We are known by prosecutors as assertive DWI attorneys who fight for our clients to ensure their rights are protected and that they are treated fairly. Our aggressive approach to drunk driving & DUI cases has led to many favorable results from our clients, from dismissal of the charges to reduced charges and sentences.

  • A Cutting Edge Houston Attorney for DWI Cases

    Houston DWI Attorney Tad A. Nelson has created a very unique 21st century law firm. Finally somebody has combined all the facets of a effect Driving While Intoxicated defense. In the past many firms would offer a keen understanding of law and order, but to complete his firm, Tad Nelson added a very important third piece; SCIENCE.

  • “A STRONG DWI Defense From 3 Fronts”

    In DWI defense litigation, all 3 facets are equally important when it comes to defending clients charged with serious alcohol offenses. When a law firm only offers law and order they are accepting only two-thirds of their responsibility and neglecting that which is most crucial to your ultimate defense; The scientific nature of evidence as the burden of proof carried by the prosecution.

Houston DWI Attorney Tad Nelson

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.

THE SCIENCE IS ALL THAT MATTERS!

Alcohol & You

Avoiding DWI Arrests

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

Alcohol Awareness

Our alcohol awareness section includes info related to alcohol & your health, a working BAC Calculator, and more!

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Entries From Our Blog

  • Texas Appeals Court Rejects 4th Amend. Exception for DWI Accidents
    DWI accidents present a unique challenge for law enforcement. Under normal circumstances, a police officer needs to obtain either a suspect’s permission or a warrant before conducting a blood test to determine potential intoxication levels. Such a test is considered a “search” under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But the courts do make
  • Indicators Police Look for to Spot Drunk Drivers
    A DWI arrest can have a significant impact on your life, especially if you have never been in trouble with the law before. People are often surprised when they are stopped on suspicion of DWI even though they have not been drinking. In many cases, a police officer is responding to certain driving behaviors or
  • Can Texas Parents Legally Give Alcohol to Their Children?
    Texas, like the rest of the United States, sets the legal age for consuming or purchasing alcohol at 21. This is unusual. Most of the world allows teenagers to drink at ages 18 or 19. Some European countries even allow 16-year-olds to consume alcohol legally. Many Texas parents no doubt feel the 21 drinking age
  • How the Presence of an Open Container Can Affect Your DWI Case in Texas
    Not all DWIs are created the same in Texas. In many cases there may be special circumstances that justify an “enhanced” DWI charge–i.e., one that may result in more jail time or higher fines. One of the more common enhancements in Texas is the DWI with open container charge. Plastic Cup, Empty Bottle Helps Justify
  • 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
  • Requirements for a DWI in Texas
    Drunk driving is a serious offense. But you may not be clear about what exactly constitutes drunk driving – or “driving while intoxicated,” as it’s called in the Texas Penal Code – and how you can avoid or defend yourself against a DWI charge. Here is a brief guide to understanding the law in Texas. What Constitutes
  • Can You Be Charged with an Open Container Violation While Driving a Horse-and-Buggy?
    Non-celebrity DWI cases typically do not make national headlines. But there is always the exception that proves the rule. Consider this recent CNN report: A local sheriff’s department in Ohio is currently looking for two men suspected of drinking while driving a horse-and-buggy. According to CNN, the two men are apparently members of the local

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

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