DWI: 1st & 2nd Offense
In Texas, drunk driving has become a serious problem which has resulted in the strict focus of law enforcement on curving the presence of intoxicated drivers on Texas streets and highways.
In certain areas in and around Pearland & Angleton, the hardworking people who call the area home know all about how serious police are about coming down on persons they assume to be driving while intoxicated.
Oftentimes, innocent people are swept up in DWI enforcement efforts by law enforcement creating a public backlash against the, what some would say, under handed tricks some officers use to justify an arrest. If you feel you’ve been wrongfully arrested for DWI anywhere in Brazoria County, Texas, contact the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates immediately by calling 979-267-6069.
Potential Criminal Penalties
If you are facing prosecution for a 1st or 2nd DWI offense in Texas, and found guilty, the potential criminal penalties you’ll face include jail time, fines, loss of driving privileges, and the stigma of a criminal record. Listed below is a general outline of the punishment guidelines that will apply to persons found guilty of misdemeanor DWI in Brazoria County.
1st Offense DWI
Jail Time: 72 Hours – 180 Days
Potential Fine: Up to 2000.00
Other Penalties: Loss of Texas Drivers License for up to 1 year. Criminal Record.
2nd Offense DWI
Jail Time: 30 Days – 1 Year
Potential Fine: Up to 4000.00
Other Penalties: Loss of Texas Drivers License for up to 2 years. Criminal Record.
Attorneys Tad Nelson & Amber Spurlock have won on behalf of their clients during many encounters with Texas prosecutors. You may be able to, not only avoid jail time, but beat the case entirely depending on the details of the circumstance.
Tad Nelson & Associates in Brazoria County
Attorneys Tad Nelson & Amber Spurlock are both esteemed members & students of the National College of DUI Defense, Tad Nelson is a Board Certified DWI & Criminal Lawyer, both attorneys on the legal team are certified ACS/CHAL Forensic Lawyer Scientists.
If you know you’re facing charges for DWI in Brazoria County, Texas, the best action you can take is to talk with an expert DWI defense lawyer who will appear in Brazoria County, represent you, and fight hand, tooth, and nail to clear your good name.
You’ll need Tad Nelson.