Are you facing DWI charges in Collin County or surrounding areas? Being charged with a DWI is something that will carry years of consequences including steep fines, driving restrictions, and possibly even jail time. Your ability to protect your future depends on finding the right legal representation. With a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and many years listed on the Super Lawyers® list, the Wilder Law Firm is your advocate during these challenging times. Do not fight your case alone. Get help today.
Upon a DWI arrest, your driver’s license could be immediately suspended or revoked. You only have up to 15 days to request an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) hearing with the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS). Your hearing can be used to contest the suspension or revocation of your driver’s license.
At the Wilder Law Firm, we stand by our clients and have been defending their rights and driving privileges for decades. We can we appear on your behalf at an ALR hearing and cross-examine law enforcement officers to minimize the consequences of a DWI.
It is often during an ALR hearing that we are able to:
This can be the key to unlocking evidence that could allow our clients to walk away without ever having to step foot in a courtroom, and more importantly, without conviction.
When determining whether a driver is intoxicated by drugs or alcohol, law enforcement officers may use different practices to test the sobriety of the driver.
Blood alcohol content of a driver may be determined by:
Intoxication may also be determined with field sobriety testing. If the driver shows intoxication by lacking normal use of his or her mental or physical faculties by reason of ingestion of an alcohol or drug, that is sufficient for a DWI arrest.
There are various levels of DWI crimes with different penalties and offense levels.
Depending on whether or not this is the first offense, consequences can include:
Other types of DWI crimes include:
The 0.08 blood alcohol content level applies to persons of the age 21 or over in Texas. Minors, those who are under the legal drinking age of 21, may be charged with a DWI for having any detectable amount of alcohol in their system. Commercial drivers may be charged with a DWI if their blood alcohol content level is at 0.04 or higher.
Our Collin County DWI lawyer has helped individuals facing first-time DWI, as well as second DWI conviction, felony DWI, intoxication assault, and intoxication manslaughter. We know that facing DWI charges can be incredibly overwhelming, but you do not have to take on your case alone.
You will benefit from our: