Houston DWI Defense Lawyer
Do you have prior DWI convictions?
If you have been arrested for DWI, and have a prior DWI conviction, you are facing potentially
serious penalties. Contact a Houston DWI attorney at once for sound legal advice regarding your case. You will need a skilled lawyer who can attack the prosecution's evidence and protect your rights.
The consequences for a conviction in a case with a prior DWI history will vary depending on the number of earlier offenses. Penalties can include:
- Second offense - harsh bond conditions, up to one year in jail, a maximum of $4,000 in fines and license suspension from 6 months to two years, 72 hours continuous detention in the county jail as a condition of probation, mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device on motor vehicles, ineligibility for an occupational license during some driver's license suspension periods;
Third offense - felony conviction, harsher bond conditions, imprisonment for two to ten years, fines up to $10,000, longer driver's license suspensions, harsher conditions of probation and terms of confinement, and along with other
A third DWI arrest will usually be charged as a
felony. You may also be facing felony charges if you had a minor in the car, your
blood alcohol content (BAC) was extremely high, or there was an accident with injuries. The Law Offices of Q. Tate Williams P.C., is a trusted
criminal defense firm that has extensive DWI defense experience. My name is Tate and I will conduct a thorough review of your arrest and look for evidentiary weaknesses that can defeat or mitigate the charges against you. My clients receive the personal attention they deserve when fighting DWI accusations. I will ensure you understand all aspects of the
DWI process so that you can make informed decisions regarding your case.
DWI Defense Attorney in Houston
Many felony DWIs involve blood or breathe tests. Many people believe results of a breath or blood tests are irrefutable. They are wrong. There are many ways to challenge test results, including the use of equipment that wasn't properly maintained, the contamination of samples, the use of expired test kits and incorrect testing procedures. I will have your tests evaluated to determine the validity of the findings. Any testing flaws can be used in your defense, and could result in a reduction in charges or case dismissal.
Contact a Houston DWI attorney
at my law office if you have been arrested for DWI and have a prior DWI criminal record.