We all like to get out, enjoy life, and sometimes, have a drink from time to time. There’s nothing wrong with having a drink. It is legal. However, there are many cases when people who shouldn’t drink, drink, and other times when otherwise responsible people have too much to drink and find themselves taking to the roads, a crime in Houston.
DWIs Are Common In Houston
It’s not an uncommon phenomenon for a person to be arrested for DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) in Houston.
Drivers taking to the roads while under the influence of drugs or alcohol happens everyday in Houston, and sometimes, the police get involved. Being stopped by the Houston Police Department after consuming alcoholic beverages will almost always result in a DWI arrest.
The High Cost of DWI Offenses
Its never cheap to deal with a DWI offense in Houston.
If you have to face the hassle of being charged with DWI, you’ll have to foot the bill for court costs, bail bonds fees, and of coarse, legal fees and criminal fines. Be sure to think ahead before going out on the town.
If you’re arrested for a DWI offense, you need to talk with a lawyer who has the necessary experience to get you the best chance of gaining positive results during your dealings with the Harris County criminal justice system.
We at the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates know the ins and outs of scientific DWI defense litigation and we have a strong grasp of courtroom legal strategies that can get you the results that you deserve.
Know Your Limits
Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A. Nelson recommends taking the time to learn about how much alcohol your body can handle before you’re personally intoxicated. The best way to determine your personal Blood Alcohol Limit quickly is by using one of the many BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) Calculators available on the web.
You need to know “when to say no” based on your own physical attributes, and knowing your limit can help in this regard.
DWI offenses are some of the worst criminal offenses for which a person can be accused, considering the possibility of losing your legal privilege to drive on Texas roads. Another bad part about being arrested for a DWI offense in Houston is the potential of being jailed.
Jail sentencing for DWI offenses can range from anywhere to 2 or 3 days, on up to 10 & 20 years depending on any previous criminal history you may have, the circumstances surrounding the DWI offense, and whether or not anyone was killed as a result of an automobile accident caused by driving while intoxicated.
Facing the criminal justice system in Texas can be tough. If you need professional help on your side when fighting criminal charges related to driving while impaired, waste no time in contacting attorneys Tad Nelson & Amber Spurlock as soon as possible so we can learn the details of your case, and begin working on your behalf.