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John E. Ackerman
(Of Counsel – South Texas)

    Gary Trichter has been defending citizens accused of DWI throughout Texas for over 35 years. Whenever he is asked to represent a citizen in South Texas, he associates with John Ackerman, a South Texas DWI Attorney, who is Trichter & LeGrand’s local lawyer in that area.

    Gary and John E. Ackerman have worked together for many years now and have established a successful working relationship whereby each client gets the best of both worlds by the association and a great return on his or her monetary investment. John handles all preliminary and noncontested court appearances, whereas Gary handles all the contested court proceedings.

    For example, Gary is always the lead lawyer in trials and evidentiary hearings, and South Texas DWI Attorney John Ackerman is always there to assist him. This representation structure offers the client a reduced fee while at the same time provides the benefit of being assisted by two superlative lawyers.

    Being local, John intimately knows the court and the prosecution’s personalities, i.e., the lay of the land, while Gary brings with him a reputation of being a scholarly gentleman and a highly skilled, effective advocate.

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    Texas DWI Questions

    • What is a DWI 3rd or more and the potential punishment?
    • What is a felony DWI?
    • What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment?
    • How long will a DWI arrest or a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? How will it affect my automobile insurance rates?
    • What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important to have an ALR hearing?
    • What are the penalties for a DWI in Texas?
    • What is DUI and its potential punishment?
    • What is DWI and its potential punishment?

    Answer

    According to the State of Texas, a DWI third offense is when an individual is arrested for DWI and has previously been convicted two times of DWI. If you are convicted of a third DWI, this third-degree felony can result in A fine up to $10,000 Betwe ...

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    Felony DWI in Texas charges are very serious and can have a major impact on your life beyond just the punishment stated. A felony conviction can disqualify you from voting, obtaining certain jobs, renting certain apartments, and owning a firearm. T ...

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    DWI 2nd is a serious charge. According to the State of Texas, a DWI 2nd charge is when you are arrested for DWI and have previously been convicted once of driving while intoxicated. There is no limit to how old your previous conviction may be in orde ...

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    A DWI conviction produces a permanent record. It is also important to note that a DWI probation, which is also a final conviction, will remain permanently on your criminal record. If, however, your DWI conviction case results in a dismissal, then the ...

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    The best reason to request an administrative license revocation hearing or ALR hearing, first and foremost, is to try to save your driver’s license. The ALR Program is “a civil administrative process unrelated to criminal court proceedings, i ...

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    THE PENALTIES FOR DWI IN TEXAS ARE: The First-Offense penalties for DWI conviction with less than a .15 BAC includes the possibility of a fine not to exceed $2,000.00 and/or a jail sentence from 3 days to 180 days, and a driver’s license suspensio ...

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    Before 1983, DUI meant driving under the influence of drugs or narcotics, but now it only pertains to minors. In Texas, it is never permissible for minors to have any alcohol in their body and drive. DUI punishment as a result of a charge does not re ...

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    DWI is a criminal offense which prohibits you from operating a motor vehicle in a public place while “intoxicated” is defined as having lost the normal use of either mental or physical faculties, or having a .08 alcohol level in either your breat ...

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    Past Results from actual DWI clients

    Television reporter with spouse was in a one-car accident after hitting a tree. .20 BAC — Case Dismissed

    dismiss

    President of brokerage firm was arrested driving home after a meeting with colleagues. Registered a .19 blood test. - Not Guilty.

    dismiss

    Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - Not Guilty.

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    College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - Not Guilty.

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