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Houston DWI Lawyer

If you've been arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, then you may be scared and confused about the future and it's most assuredly in jeopardy. If you are convicted of a DWI in Houston, it could cost you your driving privileges, your job and even endanger your relationships and finances.

DWI Lawyer Houston

In order to win, you'll need a well-experienced Houston DWI lawyer. As your lawyer, Thomas H. Burton III will be committed to learning every possible fact about your case. He works hard to protect your rights and provide you with the best possible outcome. Burton Law Firm gives clients the benefit of years of knowledge, education, and experience.

Facts About DWI in Texas

The DWI statute does not require the person to be "drunk." It only requires that a driver be "intoxicated," which is defined as having lost the normal use of either mental or physical faculties or having a .08 alcohol level in either their breath, blood or urine. The loss of normal mental / physical faculties must be caused by alcohol, drugs, a controlled substance, some other impairing substance or combination thereof in order to violate the DWI statute.

DWI Probation

If convicted of a DWI in Texas, you could lose your driver's license and receive heavy fines and jail time. That's why choosing the right DWI lawyer should be a top priority. If you make the wrong choice, your reputation and future could be adversely affected. With the right legal representation you could receive a probated sentence.

Jail time and even the fines can be reduced with a probated sentence.  There are requirements that must be followed during your probation and these include:

  • No criminal activity during the term of probation
  • Perform specified number of community service hours (approximately 24 to 80 hours)
  • Pay monthly supervisory fees to probation office
  • Report once a month to a probation officer
  • Attend DWI education classes
  • Abstain from any drinking and undergo regular breath tests

The courts can also set other requirements for the terms of your probation.  You may need to install an alcohol ignition interlock device on your car. You may not be able to leave the county of your residence without the court's permission.

Hire a Highly Skilled Houston DWI Lawyer

As a top-notch Houston DWI lawyer, Tom Burton offers extensive litigation and trial experience and a strong record of success.  He fights to ensure your rights are protected. At Burton Law Firm, you get knowledgeable, affordable legal services.

Call today and schedule an appointment. Get the experienced, professional representation you deserve.  Work with a Houston DWI lawyer that you can count on.

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Burton Law Firm is located in Houston, TX and serves clients in and around Tomball, Houston, Fort Bend County, Harris County, Montgomery County.

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