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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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Alcohol & You

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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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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.

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  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesWhat Are the Potential Consequences of an Intoxication Manslaughter Conviction?
    A DWI accident becomes intoxication manslaughter when a driver “is intoxicated and by reason of that intoxication causes the death of another by accident or mistake.” The difference between intoxication manslaughter and a “normal” DWI cannot be overstated. A first-time DWI is a normally a Class C misdemeanor, while intoxication manslaughter is a second-degree felony.
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesHouston Steps Up DWI Patrols over Holidays
    ‘Tis the season for holiday festivities. For those who may be imbibing holiday spirits, however, extra transportation precautions should be made: According to the Houston-Galveston Area Council, there will be at least 50 additional DWI patrol units on Houston-area streets over the holiday season. The extra patrols are funded by a $295,000 state grant. H-GAC
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesHow Federal Law Affects Texas’ Ban on Open Containers in Cars
    You probably know that Texas has laws prohibiting the possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. You may also be aware that the penalties for DWI may be greater in cases where there is also an open-container violation. But what you may not know is that federal law also plays a
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesDoctor’s orders may result in impaired Texas driving
    A recent story illustrates some concerns that Texas drivers may have about tests that screen for substances other than alcohol. Authorities in a nearby state recently pulled a 38-year-old driver over after responding to another driver’s 911 call about the woman’s erratic driving. The responding officer decided to administer a field sobriety test after the
  • Corpus Christi Man Receives 60-Year Prison Sentence Following Fatal Highway 281 AccidentCorpus Christi Man Receives 60-Year Prison Sentence Following Fatal Highway 281 Accident
    When there is any evidence to suggest that a traffic accident was the result of intoxication–which covers both drug and alcohol use–the driver may face intoxication manslaughter or intoxication assault charges if anyone else was killed or injured. These are serious crimes that can land a person in jail for decades depending on the circumstances
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesWhen Can Texas Police Take My Blood Without a Warrant?
    Texas has an “implied consent” law when it comes to DWI. This means that if a police officer has probable cause to arrest you for drunk driving, you are deemed to consent to a blood or breath test to confirm your blood-alcohol level. Implied consent does not mean you actually have to consent, but if
  • A Man in jail for a DWI offenseTexas Man Gets 30 Year Sentence For Drunk Driving
    When Texas readers hear about a recent 30-year prison sentence, they may assume the crime at issue was violent, or perhaps was a white collar crime involving the alleged defrauding of millions of dollars from investors. Both assumptions would be wrong, as the criminal offense in today’s story is driving while intoxicated. Under Texas law,

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