Category Archives: Press Releases
Press Releases : 23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence (MSE) in DWI/DUI CasesMarch 5, 2016
The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association proudly announce the agenda for the 23rd Annual Mastering Scientific Evidence (MSE) in DWI/DUI Cases to be held....read more
Press Releases : J Gary Trichter now licensed to practice law in WyomingFebruary 27, 2016
CHEYENNE, WY -- J. Gary Trichter, founder and principle of Trichter and Murphy, P.C., a law firm focusing on DWI defense and criminal defense in Houston and in Bandera, Texas (serving....read more
HOUSTON — Oct. 13, 2015 — Three attorneys with Trichter & Murphy PC were selected to appear on the 2015 edition of Texas Super Lawyers as leading criminal defense attorneys....read more
HOUSTON — Aug. 3, 2015 — Trichter & Murphy P.C. announced today that former Harris County District Attorney and Chief of the Organized Crime Section, Ed McClees has joined the....read more
Press Releases : J. Gary Trichter selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers listApril 16, 2015
Houston DWI Lawyer, J. Gary Trichter has been selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list for the thirteenth consecutive year. The Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson Reuters business, is based on a statewide nomination....read more
Press Releases : GARY TRICHTER SERVES AS MASTER OF CEREMONIES AT ANNUAL JOINT SERVICE ACADEMIES MILITARY BALLDecember 30, 2014
J. Gary Trichter had the honor of serving as Master of Ceremonies at the 29th Annual Joint Service Academies Military Ball on December 26, 2014 at Moody Gardens Convention Center....read more
Press Releases : Surviving Houston DWI No-Refusal WeekendOctober 23, 2013
The leading Houston DWI Attorneys at Trichter & Murphy, P.C., have recommended tips for companies hosting parties this Holiday season. The criminal defense firm specializes in Texas DWI defense has....read more
Press Releases : Former Assistant District Attorney James Lawton Reed III Joins Trichter & Murphy PCOctober 4, 2013
Trichter & Murphy, P.C. announced today that former Harris County Assistant District Attorney James Lawton Reed III has joined the firm as a criminal defense attorney. Leading Houston DWI Attorneys,....read more
Press Releases : J Gary Trichter Honored With Erwin-Taylor AwardJuly 25, 2013
HOUSTON – July 30, 2013 – Trichter & Murphy, PC, a leading Houston criminal defense firm, announced today that J. Gary Trichter, DWI Specialist, founder and Cowboy Lawyer and prominent....read more
Press Releases : J. Gary Trichter and Doug Murphy Voted “Best Lawyer in America”June 10, 2013
The two founders of Trichter & Murphy, PC, a leading Houston criminal defense firm, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers....read more
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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?
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...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...read more
Generally speaking 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...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...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, in which...read more
Felony DWI in Texas charges are very serious and can have a major impact on your life beyond just the punishment stated. Felonies can disqualify you from voting, obtaining certain jobs, renting certain apartments, and owning a firearm. There are four intoxication-related...read more
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...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,...read more
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.
Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - DWI Case Dismissed.
College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - DWI Case Dismissed.
Retired dentist was arrested for DWI after meeting up with friends at local bar. Failed breath test. - DWI Case Dismissed.