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DWI Attorney Harris County
Trichter & LeGrand, P.C. can provide DWI defense in all Texas counties. Our team of aggressive Texas DWI Lawyers have the skills and experience to fight for your rights — no matter where you are in Texas. We believe in doing whatever it takes to achieve a favorable outcome that serves both fairness and justice so trust our DWI defense attorney. If you’ve been wrongly arrested for DWI and need a Texas DWI Lawyer, call Trichter & LeGrand at (713) 524-1010.
DWI Arrests by the Numbers
In 2015, 65,609 people were arrested for DUI in Texas. Of that number,
- 0.14 percent were ages 16 and under (juveniles);
- 78.1 percent were male
- 88.4 percent were White
- 10.0 percent were Black
- 52.8 percent were Non-Hispanic
- 47.2 percent were Hispanic.
SOURCE: 2015 Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Report
Most DWIs by age group:
It seems that people–especially males in their mid- to late twenties are more likely to be arrested for DWI. Men are about four times more likely to be arrested for DWI than women according to the Department of Public Safety.
- People ages 25-29 had the highest number of DWI arrests at 12,753: 9,925 males and 2,828 females.
- People ages 30-34 had the second highest number of DWI arrests at 10,339: 8,178 males and 2,161 females.
- Of all DUI arrests, 4,342 or 6.6%, were persons who were under 21, the legal age to buy alcohol in Texas.
Serving all counties in the State of Texas including:
The Houston Texas DWI Lawyers at Trichter & LeGrand can defend you anywhere in Texas from either of our two conveniently located offices.
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Harris County DWI Lawyer
When you need a Harris County DWI Attorney, our aggressive team is standing by to help. If you've been arrested in Bellaire, Houston, Katy or surrounding areas, call us now.read more
Montgomery County DWI Lawyer
If you've been arrested, call a Montgomery County DWI Attorney to defend you and try to get your license back. We can help you if you've been arrested in Conroe and The Woodlands.read more
Fort Bend County DWI Lawyer
Call us when you need a Fort Bend County DWI Attorney to fight for you. We can help you if you've been arrested in Sugar Land, Missouri City or surrounding areas.read more
Let us answer your Texas DWI Questions
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?
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...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.