Plano First DWI Offense Lawyer
Arrested for a First DWI in Plano?
After being arrested for
driving while intoxicated (DWI), you only have 15 days to act to retain your driving privileges
and protect your legal rights. You know that a DWI conviction can have
a significant impact on your future. This is why having an attorney to
fight these charge is the first step you should take.
The Law Offices of Scott Edgett is an
award-winning firm that has handled over a thousand criminal cases, including DWI charges.
If you have been arrested, there is no time to waste—put us on your case as soon as possible!
How Can We Help You?
Most people who arrested for DWI are not criminals with an extensive track
record. They are everyday people. Our Plano DWI attorney understands that
mistakes happen all the time. However, even a first-time DWI carries heavy
These are the penalties for a first-time DWI offense:
- Jail sentence for at least 3 days and up to 180 days
- Up to $2, 000 in fines (unless the driver has a child under the age of
15 in the vehicle)
- License suspension from 90 days and up to 1 year
Keep in mind as well that Texas operates under the implied consent law.
This means that if an officer conducts a lawful arrest and reasonably
believes that you were driving while intoxicated, they have the right
to ask you to submit a blood or a breath sample. A chemical test will
evaluate your body’s blood-alcohol content (BAC) to determine your
level of intoxication. You can face penalties for refusing to submit to
either the chemical test.
Contact Our Plano DWI Lawyer!
If your test reads over the legal limit, which is 0.08% for those aged
21 and older, then you can be arrested for DWI. You know how tremendous
the impact of a conviction can have on you and your future prospects.
You need an attorney who works with the utmost of professionalism, is
dedicated, and fights fiercely for your rights.
Contact us today to schedule a
free case consultation.