DWI is often charged as a misdemeanor, however, there are several circumstances where someone can face a felony DWI charge – even for a first-time offender! A felony DWI is punishable by an extended driver’s license suspension, thousands of dollars in fines, and a long term of imprisonment. Your best chance to avoid these penalties is to hire James Aulbaugh, a skilled Dallas felony DWI lawyer immediately to ensure your rights are protected and to fully prepare for your defense.
If you, a friend, colleague, or loved one has been arrested for a felony DWI in Dallas, the Aulbaugh Law Firm can protect your rights and fight for your freedom. James Aulbaugh is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction earned by only 800 lawyers in the State. Call today!
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In Texas, a conviction for a third DWI carries the following:
- 2 to 10 year prison term
- A fine up to $10,000
- Driver’s license suspension for up to two years
Is A DWI A Felony in Texas?
Texas felony DWI offenses:
- Third DWI offense: A third DWI is a third-degree felony. Drivers facing a third DWI face penalties of 2 to 10 years in prison, up to a $10,000 fine, driver’s license suspension for up to 2 years, up to 10 years of probation, and more.
- DWI with child passenger: It is a state jail felony offense to drive while intoxicated with a child passenger under the age of 15. A state jail felony carries penalties of imprisonment in a state jail facility between 180 days to 2 years, up to a $10,000 fine, license suspension, or years of probation.
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