Third DWI Offense in TX
Attentive & Experienced DWI Lawyer in Jackson Lake
If you have been arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) for the third time, you could face a felony conviction. It is imperative that you receive swift, effective legal aid in this scenario in order to protect your reputation, your educational and occupational opportunities, your voting rights, your gun ownership rights, and more. The sooner you contact a Lake Jackson DWI defense lawyer from JM Davis Law PLLC, the better.
Our team can act quickly to protect you and to help you achieve justice. Call us now to arrange a free consultation: (855) 390-0455.
Third DWI Offense Penalties
If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) for the third time, you face a third degree felony conviction. This could bring with it a prison sentence of between two and 10 years, along with a fine of up to $10,000.00.
Other penalties for a third DWI conviction may include:
- Mandatory community service hours
- Mandatory jail time if probation is granted
- DWI school
- Driver's license suspension or revocation
- Mandatory attendance in drug or alcohol education courses
Mandatory Ignition Interlock Device
In addition to the penalties that are listed above, if you are convicted of a third DWI within the five-year period following your previous offense, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your vehicle. This device will require your breath sample in order to start the engine each time. If you do not provide a clean sample, you will be unable to start your car. The IID will also require you to provide breath samples at regular intervals while driving.
Contact Us for a Free Consult
The sooner you get in touch with our team, the better. Remember: After a DWI arrest, you have just 15 days to request a hearing or your license will be automatically suspended.
Contact JM Davis Law PLLC now at (855) 390-0455 for a free evaluation of your case.