DWI Driving While Intoxicated

Attorney James Alston is committed to defending you against any driving while intoxicated charge in Texas, including:

  • DWI
  • Intoxication assault
  • Intoxication manslaughter

If you have been charged with a DWI then you will need an experienced Houston DWI lawyer on your side.

Defense Against DWI Charges in Houston

Driving while intoxicated is a serious crime that can affect many aspects of your life. We all depend on driving as a means of living in society and being charged with a DWI can have serious consequences. You can lose your license and driving privileges, experience higher insurance costs, suffer ongoing license penalties and not to mention the distinct possibility of criminal punishment.

You’ve seen the billboards and advertisements .. . “Drink, Drive . . . Go to Jail” . . This is not the law. You can drink alcohol and then drive; however, the law is that you cannot drive while you are intoxicated. The prosecutor charging you with DWI must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were driving a motor vehicle and while under the influence of some intoxicating substance, one of the following happened:

  • You lost the normal use of your mental faculties
  • You lost the normal use of your physical faculties
  • You possessed a blood or breath alcohol concentration of .08 or greater

Consequences of Driving While Intoxicated

If you are charged with DWI, the district attorney will prosecute you criminally and the Texas Department of Public Safety will try to suspend your license. You have 15 days from the date of your arrest to file the required legal documents to request a hearing and fight the license suspension.

A skilled Houston criminal attorney can help you file all the proper legal documentation and get you back on the right track. When charged with DWI or intoxication assault or intoxication manslaughter you need a criminal Houston criminal defense attorney who knows the means and methods that prosecutors use to seek convictions in driving while intoxicated cases.

Contact a Houston DWI Attorney Today

Mr. Alston was trained by some of the best prosecutors in the country and he uses this knowledge to fight against the system and maintain your freedom. If you have been arrested and charged with DWI, Intoxication Assault or Intoxication Manslaughter, call the Law Office of James Alston immediately for a free, in-person consultation about your case.

Get your questions answered - call me for your free telephone consultation at (713) 228-1400

Houston Criminal Lawyer James Alston represents clients in the Houston area, including Pasadena, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Channelview, Conroe, Galveston, Angleton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Beaumont, Galveston County, Ft. Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Harris County and Jefferson County in Texas.