First-Time DWI in Fort Worth
Fort Worth DWI Attorney Can Fight for You
In our state, a first-time DWI offense is most often filed as a misdemeanor. Being charged with a first-time DWI carries severe penalties and harsh consequences in your life even with a clean criminal record. A Fort Worth DWI attorney at The Law Office of Samuel R. Terry, P.C. can help you fight back against a first-time DWI charge.
We know how important it is to have the best chance at winning your case, which is why your case will be handled by your attorney instead of a junior associate or paralegal. Don't take a risk in hiring a lawyer who will not give your case the attention it deserves.
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Defending Against a DWI in Texas
The DWI penalties for a first offense are significant, and increase if you have multiple DWI convictions. They can include the following:
- A $2,000 maximum fine
- A jail sentence ranging from 3 to 180 days
- 1 year driver's license suspension
- 3 year annual fee of $1,000 to $2,000 to retain your driver's license
It is essential to contact a Fort Worth DWI attorney before your charges become a conviction. We can help you fight to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed by showing evidence that the field sobriety tests were not properly administered, or that the Breathalyzer was not properly calibrated. Lab technicians and medical personnel may incorrectly store blood samples which could make the testing invalid.
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We can also help you prove if any of your constitutional rights were violated at the stop, or if the police officers did not conduct themselves properly. Contact us today for a free consultation to start discussing your case, and get immediate information regarding how we can help you best defend yourself against these charges.