After Being Charged with DWI
Act Quick—Call an Austin DWI Attorney Immediately!
Driving while intoxicated by drugs or alcohol in Texas is an offense taken very seriously by law enforcement. The laws not only have severe consequences for violators, but they have been set up in a process that moves quickly and acts swiftly.
In fact, there have been times we have been able to obtain dismissal of the DWI charges based on the officer’s testimony in the Texas ALR hearing (the driver’s license hearing). However, the ALR hearing has strict deadlines for requesting it.
For this reason, the first thing you should do as soon as you have been arrested for DWI in Texas is to contact an experienced Austin DWI lawyer about your case. You can contact Stephen T. Bowling, Austin DWI Attorney today for a free case evaluation.
Call the firm today at (512) 595-7080 to discuss your defense.
You’ve been charged with DWI. what happens now?
After you’ve contacted your DWI attorney to begin working on your case, there are some other things you can start doing to help your case in court. Details matter in DWI cases, so it can be important to your case to recollect everything you can of the night of the arrest.
Some things you should think about and write down (in fact, you can download the form here):
- The amount of sleep you had the previous night
- The times and details of your meals that day
- What you drank that day and when you drank it
- Any prescription or over-the-counter medications you took that day and when you took them
- The names of everyone you were with that day
- Anything else you can remember about the 24 hours leading up to the arrest
It would also be helpful, while your memory is still fresh, to write down a detailed account of the events directly leading up to the arrest and the arrest itself. Download the intake packet here.
Get a Trusted Advocate in Your Corner
The best thing you can do for yourself right now is to contact an Austin DWI attorney that will fight for you. Stephen T. Bowling, Austin DWI Attorney focuses his practice specifically on DWI cases and has law enforcement experience that he puts to use when fighting for his clients.
Contact us today and schedule your free case evaluation with Stephen T. Bowling, Austin DWI Attorney.