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Charged with DWI?
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Austin DWI Penalties

Valuable Information After an Arrest

  • First Offense – A fine not to exceed $2,000 and confinement in jail for 3 days up to 180 days; or both such fine and confinement. Driver license suspension ranging from 90 days to 365 days. (Class B Misdemeanor)
  • Second Offense – A fine not to exceed $4,000 and confinement in jail for 30 days up to one year; or both such fine and confinement. Driver license suspension ranging from 180 days to two years. (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Third Offense – A fine not to exceed $10,000 and/or two to 10 years imprisonment; or both such fine and confinement. Driver license suspension ranging from 180 days to two years. Driver license suspension ranging from 180 days to two years. (Third Degree Felony)
  • DWI w/ Open Container (First Offense) – A fine not to exceed $2,000 and confinement in jail for 6 days up to 180 days; or both such fine and confinement. Driver license suspension ranging from 90 days to 365 days. (Class B Misdemeanor)
  • Driving Under the Influence –A fine not to exceed $500. Driver license suspension up to 180 days. (Class C Misdemeanor)

Austin DWI Defense Lawyers

If you have been arrested for DWI in Austin, Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, or any of the surrounding areas in Texas contact Smith & Vinson Law Firm.

Our Austin DWI attorneys take your case seriously and fight to protect your constitutional rights. Jarrod Smith and Brad Vinson are aggressive trial lawyers that will fight for you from day one to get the best possible resolution for your case.

Contact our office today for a free initial consultation.

This information is not legal advice. It is provided for educational use only. If you need legal advice regarding a criminal offense in the State of Texas, please contact Smith & Vinson Law Firm at (512) 359-3743.

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  • Highly Recommend

    “Jarrod has all the qualities you need in a good lawyer: he's smart, diligent, thorough and fair. He will keep you informed about your case. I wouldn't hesitate to hire him if I got in trouble and needed a lawyer.”

    Kenneth

  • Fantastic Attorney = Fantastic Results

    “I hired Brad Vinson to handle a legal matter and I could not have made a better decision! Brad was attentive, listened to the facts of the case, and strategized a plan that would lead to the best result possible. Brad was communicative, available, and ultimately delivered on what he stated he would do. During this process, there were no unexpected hiccups because Brad understands the law, and understands how to defend his clients. There is no doubt that I would recommend Brad and the whole team at Smith & Vinson to represent any individual that needs legal representation. The whole team is fantastic, and delivers fantastic results.”

    Justin

  • Well versed in Texas criminal law and procedure

    “Jarrod assisted me in a non disclosure issue I needed handled in the Texas criminal courts. It is very clear that Jarrod is passionate about the law and justice. He is well versed in Texas criminal law and procedure. I would gladly refer anyone to him. He will give your issue the attention it deserves.”

    PJ

  • From the moment I spoke with him I was certain I had found the right person to represent me.

    “When I was charge with my DWI case, my son was able to attain Mr. Smith's number. From the moment I spoke with him I was certain I had found the right person to represent me. Mr. Smith was able to explain in detail what we were facing and what to expect. He kept in touch through the whole procedure and was able to walk me through every procedure that I needed to follow. I feel very satisfied with the results, Jarrod is a very trust-worthy person, I personally, highly recommend him. He was even able to help out with went as fast as to work on the payments without any hesitation.”

    Previous Client

  • Knows how to help you

    “Jarrod has worked on both sides of the judicial divide, both prosecutor and defender, and is well-positioned to evaluate a client’s chances and recommend what to do about them. I first met when he was Jarrod dedicated and diligent member of South Texas Law Review. He was dedicated because he volunteered as an assistant editor-in-chief. He was diligent because he pitched in during semester breaks. I know Jarrod has the temperament of a great advocate.”

    Benjamin

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  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Texas Bar College
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Avvo 5 Star Reviews
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award

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