Is A DWI A Felony In Texas

DWI Felony in Texas and Setting Up You Driver License Suspension Hearing (ALR Hearing)

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When you are facing a Texas DWI felony charge, it is best to have a DWI lawyer to represent you. Butler Law Firm has been dealing with DWI cases for many years and can help through this troubling time. In fact, Attorney Jim Butler devotes 100% of his time working on DWI cases. He knows the ins and outs of the DWI process, so he can best represent you in your case. If you are preparing for your ALR driver’s license hearing, contact the Butler Law Firm and they are ready to assist you.

DWI Conviction Penalties

A first-time DWI charge may not pose serious penalties, but it doesn’t mean you can easily get away with it. If you are a minor or if you are involved in an accident caused by drunk driving, then you can face more serious charges.

A DWI conviction can include:

  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Jail Time
  • Driver License Suspension
  • Vehicle Impoundment
  • Community Service

A second, third or even fourth DWI offense can lead to a longer jail time of up to 10 years. License suspension and a fine. The penalties can escalate if you are charged with a felony DWI case. This happens if you are involved in an accident and you are caught with a high blood alcohol concentration, you will be held.

Felony is a serious charge and you need a good DWI lawyer to aggressively defend your case.

Preparing for Administrative License Revocation (ALR)

When faced with a DWI charge, your driver’s license can be suspended. Make sure to schedule an administrative license revocation hearing within 15 days from the date of your arrest. Failure to do this will automatically cause your license to be suspended.

During the hearing, the charges against you will be reviewed. Having an experienced lawyer present can help challenge the evidence presented against you. Jim Butler has the capacity and experience to legally represent you in your hearing.

You don’t want to be charged with felony, but if you are caught in this situation, Butler Law Firm can help. Jim Butler will provide you with a strong defense strategy for your case and they will defend your right to drive. A felony DUI charge needs serious attention and you don’t have to face it alone.

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