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With over fifty years of combined DWI defense experience, our nationally recognized Houston DWI criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to providing you with high-quality solutions using innovative DWI criminal defense.

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If you are keeping track, the offense of Driving While Intoxicated can fall into a number of different punishment ranges. First-time offenders are generally charged with a Class B misdemeanor; 2nd DWI offenders are generally charged with a Class A misdemeanor; 3rd DWI offenders, DWI with a child passenger, Intoxication Assault, and Intoxication Manslaughter round out felony offenses. There are also additional penalties and enhancements associated with DWIs.

ADDITIONAL PENALTIES AND ENHANCEMENTS (Houston DWI – Texas DWI)

DWI – Open Container DWI w/ Blood Alcohol Level (BAC) 0.15/+
Offense Level Class B Misdemeanor Class A Misdemeanor
Punishment Range 6 days – 6 months in jail and/or up to a $2,000 fine. 0 days – 1 year in jail and/or up to a $4,000 fine.
Probation Eligible Yes Yes
Interlock Required as a “Condition of Probation” Yes, if under the age of 21 Yes
License Suspension 90-365 days but the suspension is stayed upon completion of the DWI education program (unless under the age of 21, than mandatory 1 yr. suspension). 90-365 days but the suspension is stayed upon completion of the DWI education program (unless under the age of 21, than mandatory 1 yr. suspension).
Credit for Time Served Yes, unless under 21 Yes, unless under 21