What Are The Penalties For A DWI?
Driving drunk is a mistake that can have severe consequences on your entire life and future. It is essential to contact the Law Office of Osvaldo J. Morales III P.C., as soon as possible to fight these charges and protect your life from these penalties.
Penalties For A First-Time Offense
The legal consequences for a first DWI offense in Texas include:
- Significant fines up to $2,000
- Loss of driving privileges for up to a year
- Jail time from three to 180 days
- Fees from $1,000 to $2,000 each year to keep your license
- Community service
However, the penalties for DWI charges also impact other areas of your life, including:
- Paying higher car insurance
- Losing your job
- Losing other employment opportunities
- Losing educational benefits
The legal and personal consequences multiply for commercial drivers, as well as for multiple DWI offenses.
It is important to take action and stop a DWI from taking away your future. That is why it is essential to have a skilled DWI defense lawyer on your side.
Experienced Defense You Can Rely On
At the Law Office of Osvaldo J. Morales III P.C., we are committed to protecting your rights and fighting for the best possible results. We provide straightforward guidance through every step of your case and help you take full advantage of all your options.
When you work with our founding attorney, Law Office of Osvaldo J. Morales III P.C., you can feel confident that your case is in capable hands. He has nearly two decades of experience litigating criminal cases. We care about our clients and their future, and we are dedicated to fighting for you.