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DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI)

Driving Under The Influence Lawyers

In Texas, DUI used to mean Driving Under the Influence of drugs or narcotics. But, since 1983, DUI applies only to minors or anyone under the age of 21. 

You’ll need an aggressive Houston DUI Lawyers to mount an effective, aggressive defense because Texas is a zero-tolerance state.

That means minors are never legally permitted to have any alcohol in their body and drive a motor vehicle or watercraft. 

Prosecutors need no proof of impairment in order to convict.

They simply need to show that there was a detectable amount of alcohol in the minor’s body.

If a minor is convicted of Driving Under The Influence (DUI), he faces a number of escalating penalties depending upon whether it’s a first, second, or third offense. 

The punishment becomes stiffer with every defense, making it more critical to mount the most aggressive defense for the first offense DUI.

DUI FIRST OFFENSE

DUI SECOND OFFENSE

DUI THIRD OFFENSE

Police are not required to take a minor into custody for Driving Under The Influence. 

Instead, they will likely issue a citation giving him notice of the offense and time, date, and place where he must appear in court.

If you want Houston DUI Lawyers in Harris County, Fort Bend County, or Montgomery County who understand the impact of DUI on families like yours, call us. 

We will work to preserve your family’s future with aggressive legal representation.

EXPERIENCED HOUSTON DUI LAWYER

We Are Experienced Houston DUI Lawyers. Our founder, Gary Trichter, is a DUI Specialist By The National College For DUI Defense and has been aggressively defending Texas clients who need to preserve their valuable reputations since 1980.

 He co-authored the textbook, Texas Drunk Driving Law, and has authored or co-authored more than 46 legal and Aviation articles.

His partner, Leslie LeGrand, is Board-Certified In Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and recognized as a leading Houston DWI Attorney. 

Together, they have spoken at more than 300 seminars on Criminal Defense and Driving While Intoxicated, and they have taught lawyers, Judges, and prosecutors about various aspects of the law.

We Practice In All Counties including Harris county, Montgomery county, Fort Bend county, and Webster county. 

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