Fort Worth, TX asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Texas

Q: My son recieved a DUID. I told the hospital and police they do not have permission to do a blood test and they did

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Herman Martinez
Herman Martinez
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: This is a timely question because recent case law is in your son’s favor. You should contact a DWI lawyer asap to discuss the circumstances.

Good luck to you!

F. Edward (Ed) Brown
F. Edward (Ed) Brown
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Belton, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Did the officer have a search warrant? If yes, parental consent is not necessary. More information would be helpful for a fuller answer.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Police have the ability to obtain a search warrant for a blood draw; they do not necessarily need permission from a suspect or his/her parents. Start calling local lawyers. Good luck.

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