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Blog Texas Questions : Do I have a choice to refuse to perform police field sobriety testing?July 9, 2013
Do I have a choice to refuse to perform police field sobriety testing? Yes, you can refuse the police field sobriety tests. Police officers have many tools that they use....read more
Blog Texas Questions : What special conditions are placed upon bond for DWI in Texas?July 9, 2013
What special conditions are placed upon bond for DWI in Texas? For a first offense, DWI bond conditions are a matter of discretion for the court. However, if you are....read more
Blog : President’s Message: My Last President’s Column: The Real Story Behind the Star Spangled BannerJuly 3, 2013
THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER Originally published online in The Voice Online, June 2, 2012– By J. Gary TrichterAs I reflect on the events of the last....read more
J. GARY TRICHTER VOTED “BEST LAWYER IN AMERICA” BY WOODWARD WHITE, INC. FOR 2013 The founder of Trichter & LeGrand, PC, J. Gary Trichter, a prominent Houston DWI lawyer, has been selected....read more
J. GARY TRICHTER TO SPEAK AT NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE 2013 SUMMER SESSION Trichter & LeGrand, PC, a leading Houston criminal defense firm, announced today that J. Gary Trichter, founder....read more
Blog Texas Questions : Can Texas suspend my license if I received a DWI in another state?July 1, 2013
Can Texas suspend my license if I received a DWI in another state? https://youtu.be/J1tKoCHulQ4No. Texas cannot suspend your license if you receive a DWI in another state, but it can,....read more
What can DWI attorney do for me after arrest? https://youtu.be/J1tKoCHulQ4A lot. A knowledgeable Houston DWI attorney can assist you in being released from jail by arranging for or posting bond....read more
Blog Texas Questions : What is a DWI surcharge?June 9, 2013
What is a DWI surcharge? A DWI surcharge is an administrative penalty charged by the Texas Department of Public Safety as a fee for you to maintain your driver’s license....read more
Blog Texas Questions : If I’m arrested for DWI, when do I have an absolute right to an attorney?June 9, 2013
If I’m arrested for DWI, when do I have an absolute right to an attorney? Under our federal and state constitutions, you have an absolute right to an attorney at....read more
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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) Hearing, and why is it important?
- What Are The Penalties For a DWI in Texas? (After Sept 1, 2019)
- What are the penalties for a DWI in Texas? (Before Sept 1, 2019)
- What is DUI and its potential punishment?
- What is DWI and its potential punishment?
WHAT IS A DWI 3RD & PUNISHMENTS? https://youtu.be/pmjH6TQr5JM 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 ...read more
WHAT IS A DWI FELONY? https://youtu.be/1WNopl5kEZM 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, r ...read more
What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment? https://youtu.be/3mIC8GubQBI 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 intoxi ...read more
How long will a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? 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 ...read more
What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important 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 R ...read more
WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR A DWI IN TEXAS BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2019? https://youtu.be/J1tKoCHulQ4 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 sentenc ...read more
WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR A DWI IN TEXAS Penalties For a DWI in Texas Changed on September 1, 2019 Prior To September 1, 2019: The First-Offense penalties for DWI conviction with less than a .15 BAC includes the possibility of a fine not to exc ...read more
DUI Punishment in Texas https://youtu.be/jLtrDxaIgZ4 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 driv ...read more
DWI Punishment & Penalties https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Sghr4P5T7o 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 ment ...read more
Past Results from actual DWI clients
Television reporter with spouse was in a one-car accident after hitting a tree. .20 BAC — Case Dismissed
President of brokerage firm was arrested driving home after a meeting with colleagues. Registered a .19 blood test. - Not Guilty.
Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - Not Guilty.
College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - Not Guilty.