Fight your DWI Arrest – Call us today at 713-223-8801
If you or someone you know has recently been arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it is vital that you retain the Overhuls Law Firm to defend you. We know how to defend your rights and will exhaust every resource possible to do so on your behalf. The State of Texas treats driving while intoxicated as a very serious offense. If arrested for DWI, you are facing high fines, suspension and/or revocation of your driver’s license and jail time if convicted. Houston DWI defense attorney, David Overhuls, has personally handled hundreds of driving while intoxicated cases and trained Harris County Prosecutors how to prosecute DWI cases.
David Overhuls has experience in criminal law as a District Attorney and as a defense attorney. This gives him a unique perspective when preparing DWI defenses for his clients. If you you are facing driving while intoxicated charges, contact the Overhuls Law Firm today to fight for you.
Penalties for Driving While Intoxicated
Your first DWI is considered a misdemeanor offense unless there are aggravating circumstances such as an accident causing severe injuries or death to another individual. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your case, David Overhuls can help you fight your charges in court.
Intoxication related offenses, including DWI have the following penalties:
- First DWI: Up to 180 days in jail, up to $2,000 in fines, and a possible driver’s license suspension of 90 to 365 days (Class B misdemeanor)
- Second DWI: 30 days to one year in jail, up to $4,000 in fines, and a possible driver’s license suspension of 180 days to two years (Class A misdemeanor)
- Third DWI: 2 to 10 years of imprisonment, up to $10,000 in fines, and a suspension of your driver’s license ranging from 180 days to two years (3rd degree felony)
- Intoxication Assault (causing serious bodily injury to another individual): 2 to 10 years in prison and fines up to $10,000 (3rd degree felony)
- Intoxication manslaughter (causing the death of another individual): 2 to 20 years in prison and fines up to $10,000 (2nd degree felony)
- DWI with a child passenger under 15: not less than 180 days or more than 2 years in a state jail facility and a fine up to $10,000 (State jail felony)
Potential DWI Defenses
As a former chief prosecutor in the misdemeanor division of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, David Overhuls knows how to attack each and every aspect of your DWI case. David will closely examine your traffic stop, field sobriety tests, and breath or blood test. David Overhuls has the experience and skill needed to fight for a dismissal or reduction of your DWI charges.
Retain The Overhuls Law Firm today
An arrest does not mean that you are guilty or that you will be convicted by a jury of your peers. Be sure to speak with a knowledgeable and experienced Houston DWI defense attorney before assuming the worst about your case. Call David Overhuls today to fight your arrest and preserve your freedom.Contact David About Your DWI Charges