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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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  • Professional and effective attorney

    “Brad was extremely professional throughout the entire process. He was direct and prompt in responding to my inquiries and I felt at ease knowing he was taking care of my case. I will definitely use Brad and his firm in the future and highly recommend them if you need an excellent defense attorney! Thanks Brad!”

    Andi

  • 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

  • Dedicates due diligence and passion to every element of each issue.

    “Brad is such a joy to work with. I have consulted with Brad on many criminal issues in the past. He dedicates due diligence and passion to every element of each issue. He likes to see that defendants are treated fairly and does everything in his power to arrive at the best possible resolution. Anyone that has Brad on their side can take comfort in knowing that all avenues to good solution will be exhausted.”

    PJ

  • 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

  • He's a real lawyer!

    “A civil issue arose in Austin with a family member. We sought the advice of a well named Austin attorney. This unnamed attorney provided egregious legal advice. In court, a lifetime civil injunction was ruled by the judge on this non-criminal civil issue. Once learning of this judgement we immediately started looking for another attorney and found Brad Vinson, with Smith and Vinson. Simply put, Brad had this entire debacle reversed and a new judgement set for what is customarily ruled in similar cases. It didn't take long either. I only wish we had called Brad first. He's a real lawyer!”

    David

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