Need an attorney who knows DWI or drug possession law and defense? Contact the DWI lawyers with Trichter & LeGrand. Our attorneys are available to lend insight on current situations or give comment on issues to the media. We can also speak to your organization about the dangers of drinking and driving and how to stay out of trouble. Trichter & LeGrand lawyers have the unique combination of prosecution, defense and instructional experience that lends wisdom in high profile situations.
Texas Questions: What is a DWI Specialist?January 18, 2019
By Gary Trichter, DWI Specialist/DWI Expert I. Introduction Searching the internet to find the right lawyer for you, your family member or friend, can be a very daunting experience. Many people search using the terms “the ...read more
Texas Questions: What is an expunction and why should I get one?December 3, 2018
An expunction is a legal mechanism to remove all information about an eligible and qualified criminal episode from your record. In order to qualify for an expunction, your offense must meet the following criteria: · You were wrongly arrest ...read more
By J. Gary Trichter I. Introduction: Duty to Protect Rights Probably one of the most misunderstood jobs in the American Culture is that of the criminal defense lawyer. To be blunt, its true role is not about making lots of money, ego in winning, ge ...read more
In many counties, it may seem that the Government’s strategy is to wear you down with numerous and tedious court appearances to make you plea guilty to your DWI charges. The government wears you down in the process so much that you accept a guilty ...read more
Blog: Deemed Consent: When Does a Driver Have to Submit to a Law Enforcement Officer’s Request to Take a Breath or Blood Test?September 14, 2018
What Every Driver Should Know By: J. Gary Trichter In Texas, there appears to be a lot of confusion between the citizens, law enforcement, and even lawyers, about deemed consent. When it is proper for a law enforcement officer to ask for a breath or ...read more
If you are arrested for DWI, you have rights. That doesn’t mean you can evade arrest or, in some cases, refuse a breath or blood test, but rather, it means that you don’t have to willingly comply with all “requests” made by the officer. DWI a ...read more
If you’ve been arrested for DWI you’re suddenly faced with a great deal of uncertainty regarding your future. As you weight the financial impact of your arrest, don’t overlook how your possible conviction could affect your auto insu ...read more
During the Summer months, we become boating while intoxicated lawyers as police crack down on boating while intoxicated offenses. In its peak time, our firm will defend just as many BWI cases as we will driving while intoxicated cases because the con ...read more
Whether you’ve been convicted of DWI for the first time or you’ve had multiple convictions, the being convicted of DWI affects everything throughout your life from your reputation and career to insurance rates and our ability to own a firearm. In ...read more
Blog: Recent Supreme Court Decision Regarding Cell Phone Data Privacy Affects Legality of the Blood Search WarrantJune 29, 2018
In mid-June 2018, the United States Supreme Court decided a case with a rationale that interestingly applies to police blood testing and the blood search warrant. The effects on our 4thAmendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures ...read more
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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
Bexar County DWI Lawyer
Arrested in San Antonio or anywhere in Bexar County? Call a Bexar County DWI lawyer when you've been wrongly arrested in Alamo Heights or Universal City, we can help.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), 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 proceed ...read more
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 ...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.