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Do Not Leave Anything To Chance

Due to the severe penalties associated with DWI cases, you should not leave anything to chance. Fortunately, the burden of proving your guilt rests entirely upon the government. It may be possible to have your case dismissed, reduced to lesser charges, or to otherwise negotiate an alternative resolution to your case.

Nnamdi Ekeh is widely recognized as one of the Rising Super DWI lawyers in Texas with an exceptional record of success. He has completed specialized DWI training, presented as a speaker at the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s association on various DWI-related matters and is a current Member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. He is fully qualified to challenge the most complex DWI or Drug-Related Driving Offenses.

DWI In Texas

A Driver commits DWI if he/she is intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle in a public place. This is a serious offense that can result to severe legal and professional consequences.  Under Texas Law, there are several ways in which one can be convicted of DWI. The chart below shows provides a brief summary of the level of offenses:

Offense   Punishment Range Community Supervision Condition
1st DWI Class B misdemeanor; at least 72 hours jail time.
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation/rehab program (ignition interlock if blood alcohol content is above 0.15)
1st DWI with Open Container Class B misdemeanor; at least 6 days jail time
  • As above
2nd DWI Class A misdemeanor; at least 30 days in jail
  • At least 72 continuous hours or 5 days in Jail.
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation/rehab program
  • Ignition Interlock device on vehicle.
  • Complete alcohol education program
DWI with Child State Jail Felony. Up to 2 years in State Jail
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation/rehab program
3rd or sub. DWI 3rd degree Felony, up to 10 years in prison
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation
  • Drug/alcohol evaluation/rehab program
  • At least 10 days in jail
  • Complete a program for repeat offenders
  • Ignition interlock device on vehicle

Legal Defenses for DWI in Texas

There are several effective defenses that can be used to successfully challenge a DWI in Texas. Based on the facts of the case, we may be able to create a defense based on:

  • Medical Problems
  • Lack of probable cause
  • Inaccuracy of field sobriety test
  • Miranda rights and other constitutional violations
  • Flawed and inaccurate lab results
  • Witness testimony.

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