Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with Drugs?
Get Experienced Legal Help from a Plano Criminal Defense Attorney
Not only can you be arrested and charged with a
DWI on alcohol in Texas, but you can also get arrested for driving under the
influence of legal and illegal drugs. If you facing conviction for drugged
driving, you need to obtain legal help from a reputable
criminal defense lawyer.
The Law Offices of Scott Edgett is committed to protecting your rights, reputation, and future. Attorney
Scott Edgett has more than a decade of legal experience and has been named
as part of the Top 100 trial lawyers.
What Drugs Are Prohibited?
Texas’ drugged driving law prohibits a motorist from driving a vehicle
while intoxicated – meaning not having the normal use of mental
or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of a controlled substance,
a drug, or a dangerous drug. So whether you are under the influence of
marijuana or a prescribed medicine, any substance that causes a person
to drive while lacking mental or physical faculties is subject to a DWI arrest.
first-time DWI offense is punishable by a maximum jail sentence of 190 days, a fine of
up to $2,000, and license suspension for up to two years.
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With over 1,000 cases successfully handled, Attorney Edgett knows what
it takes to either get your case dismissed altogether or your charges
reduced substantially. He can thoroughly evaluate your case and develop
an effective defense strategy just for you. Get honest and reliable representation
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