Trusted DWI & Intoxication Offense Lawyer in Dallas, TX
Operating a motor vehicle, such as a car, truck, motorcycle, tractor-trailer, airplane, boat or even construction machinery, while intoxicated has severe consequences. The legal professionals at Puente Law Firm, PLLC have represented thousands of individuals who have been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). Judges and law enforcement agencies impose harsh fines and sentences for those found guilty. By choosing the right attorney, you can help ensure a successful outcome for the case by drastically reducing the sentence or having the charges dismissed entirely. Let our team work to build your defense case. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
How We Build Your Defense Case
Individuals who have been charged with DWI may feel uncertain about what to do and who they can trust. However, one thing remains true: you are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. When you choose us to represent you, you can feel confident our team will create a well-rounded defense for your case. Each individual is unique, and, as such, each case has different circumstances. As an experienced law firm, we are prepared to meet the challenges of your case head-on to ensure you receive a just outcome for your case. Some of the questions we will uncover:
- Did the Arresting Officer Have Probable Cause?
- Did the Arresting Officer follow Proper Procedure?
- Are the Breath or Blood Results Admissible in a Court of Law?
- Could Other Factors Have Affected the Results?
- What Alternative Charges May Be Available?
- Did the Offense Occur in a Public Place?
- Can the Police Prove You Were “Operating a Motor Vehicle”?
Learn More About Texas DWI Law
Numerous factors will determine the severity of charges individuals may face. Each offense includes maximum and minimum jail time, fines, potential community supervision, or a combination. Whatever your situation, our team will work diligently to ensure you receive the best legal representation for your case. Learn more about the different DWI offenses:
First offenders convicted of DWI face harsh penalties, which include fines of up to $2,000, a maximum of 180 days of jail time, and license suspension.
Individuals convicted of DWI 2nd face up to a $4,000 fine and up to one year in jail and a driver's license suspension.
Felony DWI charges occur on the third arrest or more, operating a motor-vehicle while intoxicated. Charges of a felony DWI include up to 10 years in prison, $10,000 in fines, and a driver's license suspension.
Drivers under the age of 21 face individual penalties when found driving under the influence of alcohol. Texas has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to operating a motor vehicle with any alcohol or drugs in your system under the age of 21. A first offense conviction can include fines of up to $500, 20-40 hours of community service, a suspended driver's license, and mandatory Alcohol Awareness course attendance.
Respected and Trusted DWI Attorneys
As an attorney that provides respected legal counsel for individuals throughout Dallas County, Tarrant County, Denton County, Collin County, Kaufman County, Rockwall County, and other Counties throughout Texas, we’ve become one of the area’s most respected law firms. Our knowledgeable and experienced team has successfully represented defendants in court and alleviated their sentencing or had the charges dismissed entirely. When you choose us, you can feel confident that a reputable and experienced team of professionals will be by your side throughout the entire process. Contact us today to get started on your legal defense.