Kerr County DWI Attorney

Hiring a Kerr County DWI Attorney

Trichter & LeGrand is home to the most senior board-certified DWI Specialist in Texas, J. Gary Trichter. He understands that police chemical and roadside sobriety tests are designed to keep you off balance, confuse you and make you look “drunk” in front of the police dash cam video camera. When you need a Kerr County DWI attorney, Gary will aggressively defend you based upon the science of DWI defense with the goal of creating reasonable doubt in the minds of a jury.

Gary’s DWI defense expertise has made him a speaker in demand at more than 300 legal seminars in more than 30 states when he has taught fellow lawyers, prosecutors, judges and police. For more than 35 years, Gary has been successfully defending people like you who are wrongly arrested for DWI and helping them reach a favorable outcome in their cases.

Kerr County ALR Lawyer

Failing or refusing to take the police blood or breath will likely lead to your automatic arrest and suspension of your driver license. Having a Kerr County ALR Lawyer–the same lawyer as your DWI attorney–at your Administrative License Revocation or ALR hearing gives you an advantage in your DWI case. You must request your ALR hearing within 15 days of your arrest date to save your driver license.

Your Kerr County ALR lawyer at Trichter & LeGrand will help you schedule your ALR hearing guide you through the process. With your attorney present at this hearing, we will be able to preview evidence presented by the arresting officer and use those findings in your DWI case. If DPS cannot prove that the arresting officer had neither reasonable suspicion or probable cause, you win by default and your license will not be suspended. Act quickly at the ALR hearing stage and make sure you have proper legal representation.

Kerr County DWI Attorney Resources

Kerr County Courthouse

Kerr County Courthouse
700 Main Street
Kerrville, Texas 78028
(830) 792-2200

Kerr County Sheriff’s Office

400 Clearwater Paseo

Kerrville, TX 78028
(830) 896-1133

Kerrville Municipal Court

301 McFarland St.
Kerrville, TX 78028

(830) 257-2388 – Main Line
(830) 257-1240 – City Marshal
(830) 792-5773 – Fax Line

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A Kerrville DWI Lawyer who fights for his clients.

Trichter & LeGrand defends clients arrested for DWI all over Kerr County including Kerrville, Ingram, Camp Verde, Center Point, Hunt and Mountain Home. If you need a Kerrville DWI lawyer, call Gary Trichter, the DWI Specialist, at his office in the Texas Hill Country.

Texas DWI Statistics

In 2015, according to the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, there were 64,971 DWI arrests in Texas and 384 DUI (under the age of 18) arrests. There were a total of 1,323 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities which made up 37.6% of the total traffic fatalities in Texas. Of the total alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 171 people were under that age of 21 accounting for 33.9% of the fatalities for people under that age of 21.

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Texas DWI Questions

  • What is DWI and its potential punishment?
  • What is DUI and its potential punishment?
  • What are the penalties for DWI in Texas?
  • What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment?
  • What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important to have an ALR hearing?
  • What is a felony DWI?
  • What is a DWI 3rd or more 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?

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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...

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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...

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The penalties for DWI in Texas DWI are: A First-Offense conviction will 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...

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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...

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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, in which...

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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. There are...

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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...

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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,...

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Past Results from actual DWI clients

President of brokerage firm was arrested driving home after a meeting with colleagues. Registered a .19 blood test. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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Retired dentist was arrested for DWI after meeting up with friends at local bar. Failed breath test. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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