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Fort Bend County DWI Lawyer

We Aggressively Fight for Our Clients.

Trichter & LeGrand home to three of only four board-certified DWI Specialists in Texas, so we understand the unfairness of police chemical and roadside sobriety tests–especially those in Fort Bend County. When you need a Fort Bend County DWI Lawyer, we’ll aggressively defend you using science-based defense techniques to create doubt in the minds of a jury and the validity of police tests that aid in guilty verdicts. With more than 35 years of successfully defending citizens accused of DWI and more than 120 years of combined experience with DWI defense, our legal team makes is possible that you could receive a positive outcome in your case.

The DWI Attorney you need

Our founder, J. Gary Trichter, is a DWI Specialist by the National College for DUI Defense and is nationally known as a pioneer in DWI defense.  He has taught lawyers–including many in Fort Bend County–as well as prosecutors, judges and members of law enforcement about DWI defense.  In 2016, local police reported more than 295 people were arrested for DWI in Fort Bend County. If you’ve been arrested and need a Fort Bend County DWI Lawyer, call us 24/7 to speak to an attorney and start fighting.

Fort Bend County ALR Lawyer

If you failed or refused to take a breath or blood test, be sure to request an Administrative License Revocation or ALR hearing within 15 days of your arrest date to save your driver license. A DWI and Fort Bend County ALR lawyer at Trichter & LeGrand can help you schedule your hearing and accompany you throughout the process. It’s important to have your attorney present at this hearing as we will use the evidence presented by the officer as a first look into their DWI case against you. They must prove that the arresting officer had either reasonable suspicion or probable cause. If it’s found that he didn’t, you win by default.

Fort Bend County DWI Resources

Fort Bend County Courts-of-Law

1422 Eugene Heimann Cir,
Richmond, TX 77469
Phone:(281) 342-3411

Open M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm

Fort Bend County Constables

Fort Bend County Constable Precinct Map. SOURCE: FortBendCountyTX.gov.
Constable, Precinct 1 – Mike Beard

Needville Office
3114 Rosenberg St.
Needville, TX 77461

Richmond Office
1517 Eugene Heimann Circle #200
Richmond, TX 77469

Mailing Address
301 Jackson
Richmond, TX 77469

Constable, Precinct 2 – Ruben Davis
303 Texas Parkway
Missouri City, TX 77459

Constable, Precinct 3 – Wayne Thompson
22333 Grand Corner Drive, Suite 103
Katy, TX 77494-5749

Constable, Precinct 4 – Trever J. Nehls
12919 Dairy Ashford, Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Cities in Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County is known as one of the most “family friendly communities” in Texas. Located just West-Southwest of the Houston Metro Area, it occupies 875 square miles or 562,560 acres. There are number of entertainment venues within the county from restaurants and bars to clubs and lounges where residents meet and drink. While it is not illegal in Texas to drink, then drive, some people find themselves needing a Fort Bend County DWI Lawyer to fight a wrongful arrest.

Trichter & LeGrand defends clients arrested for DWI all over Fort Bend County including Booth, Cinco Ranch, Clodine, Crabb, Fresno, Fulshear, Katy, Greatwood, Juliff, Long Point, Mission Bend, Missouri City, Needville, New Territory, Pecan Grove, Orchard, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sienna Plantation, Sugar Land, Weston Lakes and Villages.

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Areas We Serve

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 ...

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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 a DWI in Texas DWI are: The First-Offense 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 suspension of 90 to 36 ...

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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


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.