Felony DWI cases are vigorously prosecuted in the State of Texas and carry sentencing guidelines that range from 2 to 20 years, with a reinforcement of this precedent being recently set involving a Houston area man that was sentenced to life in prison for a long string of DWI offenses that spanned a period of decades.
As you can see, the State of Texas is dead serious with its crackdown on DWI & DUI offenders and take no shame in setting examples of defendants when the opportunity presents itself.
Due to this attitude by the criminal justice apparatus is Texas, going to court with an unproven attorney is not advised. If you need legal advice and/or to learn more about available options if you or someone close is dealing with such an ordeal, contact Texas Board Certified DWI lawyer Tad Nelson.
Potential Felony DWI Offenses
There are generally 4 main category in which DWI charges in Texas qualify for felony classification which are listed below.
- Multiple DWI Offenses
- DWI offenses in which an auto accident or injury occurred
- Driving While Intoxicated Resulting in Manslaughter
- Driving While Intoxicated with a Child/Minor in the Vehicle
Seek an Experienced Defense Lawyer
Attorney Tad Nelson is one of the more seasoned defense lawyers in southeast Texas when it comes to defending persons accused of drunk driving related offenses.
With a Masters in Forensic Toxicology, Board Certification as an expert in Criminal Law per the State of Texas’ Board of Legal Specialization, Capital Case Clearance, and the respect of the best and brightest of the criminal defense bar nationally, Texas DWI lawyer Tad Nelson is among the best choices in litigators when defending a person accused of DWI is called for.
If you’ve been charged with DWI in Brazoria County, Texas, you’ll need Tad.