If the police cited and arrested you for driving while intoxicated (DWI), the team at Eddington Worley Attorneys understands how stressed and scared you likely feel. We understand the impact a DWI conviction could have on your everyday life, including your ability to work or go to school. We will fight to clear your name or get a more favorable outcome in your Mission Bend DWI case.
We can go to work on your case before you get released from police custody, before or after your arraignment, or any other point in your case. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can get started. You can reach us today at 855-600-6695 to learn more about what a Mission Bend DWI lawyer can do for you.
Our Mission Bend DWI Lawyers Take on All Types of Texas DWI Cases
We take on any type of drunk driving case or related charges. This includes:
- DWI with an open container
- DWI with a high blood alcohol concentration (BAC)
- Refusal to submit to a breath or blood test
- DUI for those under the age of 21 with any alcohol in their system
- DUI with an open container
- DWI for those under the legal drinking age
- Refusal to submit to BAC testing while under age 21
In addition, if the police accuse you of causing a serious or fatal accident while under the influence, we are here to help you. We can challenge any intoxication assault or intoxication manslaughter charges you may face. Let us go to work on your Mission Bend drunk driving case today.
The Consequences of a Texas DWI Conviction Can Be Serious
If convicted of a DWI offense in Texas, you could face Texas DWI penalties like jail time, fines, and more. While we can often get a client’s jail time reduced to community supervision (probation), in these cases, you could still face:
- A driver’s license suspension of up to two years
- Significant fines
- Community service
- Mandatory alcohol classes or treatment
- Jail time if you violate the rules of your community supervision
The terms of your community supervision vary depending on the specifics of your case and the discretion of the judge. Some common terms include:
- Abstaining from drugs and alcohol
- Not committing additional crimes
- Checking in regularly with a community supervision officer
Community supervision may last several months or a year or more. If you violate the terms of your community supervision, the judge can send you to jail to complete the time included in your original sentence. A Mission Bend DWI lawyer can help you understand your options and walk you through the process from beginning to end.
Understanding the Administrative License Revocation and Appeal
When you get a citation for drunk driving or a related offense in Texas, there is an automatic driver license suspension that goes along with it. Known as an Administrative License Revocation (ALR), the Texas Department of Public Safety (TX DPS) revokes the license of anyone who faces this type of accusation. This revocation goes into effect 40 days after your citation regardless of the outcome of your criminal case.
The only way to avoid losing your license to an ALR is to challenge it in writing within 15 days of the citation. This requires an appeal hearing. We can represent you at this hearing and handle this process on your behalf. Even if we do not win the challenge, we can learn a lot about how prosecutors will approach your criminal case.
You May Qualify for an Occupational License
Even if we do not win your appeal, we can help you petition for an occupational license that will allow you to drive to work or school and other important destinations.
Eddington Worley Attorneys Can Go to Work on Your Mission Bend DWI Case Today
The Mission Bend DWI lawyers at Eddington Worley Attorneys have decades worth of combined experience representing clients facing drunk driving charges in Texas. We will learn as much as possible about your case and develop a defense strategy to get the most favorable outcome possible. We will aggressively pursue clearing your name, reducing charges, or limiting the impact of your sentence.
Some common ways we can get a favorable outcome in this type of case include:
- Presenting evidence of your innocence
- Providing proof that the police violated your rights
- Identifying issues with the breath or blood testing equipment or procedure
- Negotiating a plea deal for a reckless driving charge or another reduced charge
- Taking your case to court and arguing to clear your name
- Reaching an agreement for a reduced or probated sentence
If you face charges for a Mission Bend, Texas, DWI or another drunk driving charge, we are here to help. Call us today at 855-600-6695 to learn more or to discuss your case with a member of our team.
Talk to a Mission Bend DWI Attorney About Your Case Today
The team from Eddington Worley Attorneys can help you fight DWI charges in the Houston area. If police arrested you for DWI, DUI, or a related charge, you do not have to navigate this process on your own. We know how this process works and can ensure you know what to expect every step of the way. Let us take on your case.
Call us today at 855-600-6695. We can review your case and develop a strong defense strategy on your behalf.